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China’s Aircraft Carrier Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone
July 13, 2017
China’s Aircraft Carrier Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone
It was the fourth time that the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s sole carrier sailed near Taiwan.
China’s Aircraft Carrier Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
July 08, 2017
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
This marks the first time China’s largest warship has visited the former British colony.
China’s Aircraft Carrier Makes First Port Call in Hong Kong
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails Taiwan Strait Again
July 06, 2017
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails Taiwan Strait Again
Liaoning’s latest transit demonstrates more normalized operations in the sensitive strait.
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails Taiwan Strait Again
China Launches New Guided-Missile Destroyer
June 30, 2017
China Launches New Guided-Missile Destroyer
China launched the 13th Type 052D destroyer on June 26.
China Launches New Guided-Missile Destroyer
Photos Reveal Possible New Chinese Sub-Tracking Surveillance Ship
June 28, 2017
Photos Reveal Possible New Chinese Sub-Tracking Surveillance Ship
New vessel under construction closely resembles U.S. ocean surveillance ships.
Photos Reveal Possible New Chinese Sub-Tracking Surveillance Ship
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Departs for Exercises and Possible Port Call in Hong Kong
June 26, 2017
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Departs for Exercises and Possible Port Call in Hong Kong
The Liaoning has left Qingdao for another training deployment.
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Departs for Exercises and Possible Port Call in Hong Kong
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
May 18, 2017
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
The Diplomat's editors discuss recent naval procurement decisions and exercises across the Asia-Pacific region.
From China's New Aircraft Carrier to Malabar 2017: Naval Update in the Asia-Pacific
China's First Domestically Manufactured Carrier Launches. What's Next for the PLAN?
April 27, 2017
China's First Domestically Manufactured Carrier Launches. What's Next for the PLAN?
China's first domestic carrier launches. What's next?
China's First Domestically Manufactured Carrier Launches. What's Next for the PLAN?
A Closer Look at China's Critical South China Sea Submarine Base
March 18, 2017
A Closer Look at China's Critical South China Sea Submarine Base
A deeper look at Yulin-East, China's burgeoning submarine bastion in the South China Sea.
A Closer Look at China's Critical South China Sea Submarine Base
China's Navy Will 'Intercept' and 'Follow' Military Vessels and Aircraft
March 12, 2017
China's Navy Will 'Intercept' and 'Follow' Military Vessels and Aircraft
The Chinese navy will "will intercept any intruding aircraft and follow every military vessel in areas under our responsibility."
China's Navy Will 'Intercept' and 'Follow' Military Vessels and Aircraft
How the US Can Optimize Its Maritime Partnership Programs in Asia
February 10, 2017
How the US Can Optimize Its Maritime Partnership Programs in Asia
A recent simulation offers insight for U.S. practice.
How the US Can Optimize Its Maritime Partnership Programs in Asia
An Early Warning Aircraft for China's Carriers?
February 01, 2017
An Early Warning Aircraft for China's Carriers?
China may be looking to develop its first carrier-capable AEW&C aircraft.
An Early Warning Aircraft for China's Carriers?
The Next Generation of China’s Navy
January 30, 2017
The Next Generation of China’s Navy
As China’s navy undergoes a change in leadership, what lies ahead for the rapidly modernizing service?
The Next Generation of China’s Navy
China Commissions New ‘Carrier Killer’ Warship
January 24, 2017
China Commissions New ‘Carrier Killer’ Warship
The new destroyer is the first to be assigned to the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) North Sea Fleet.
China Commissions New ‘Carrier Killer’ Warship
Chinese Navy Commissions Fifth Improved <em>Dongdiao</em>-class Spy Ship
January 13, 2017
Chinese Navy Commissions Fifth Improved Dongdiao-class Spy Ship
The PLAN Kaiyangxing is the fifth Dongdiao-class AGI to enter service.
Chinese Navy Commissions Fifth Improved Dongdiao-class Spy Ship
China Resumes Production of Its Quietest Attack Submarine
January 06, 2017
China Resumes Production of Its Quietest Attack Submarine
After a three-year hiatus, China has reportedly resumed production of one of its quietest submarine classes.
China Resumes Production of Its Quietest Attack Submarine
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