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Chinese Navy Holds Rare Live-Fire Drill in Western Indian Ocean
August 28, 2017
Chinese Navy Holds Rare Live-Fire Drill in Western Indian Ocean
PLAN vessels practices strikes against surface ships of an unnamed "enemy" navy.
Chinese Navy Holds Rare Live-Fire Drill in Western Indian Ocean
The 3 Known Unknowns of Xi Jinping’s China
August 10, 2017
The 3 Known Unknowns of Xi Jinping’s China
There are plenty of things we know about China under Xi Jinping -- what do we know we don't know?
The 3 Known Unknowns of Xi Jinping’s China
China’s New Aircraft Carrier to Conduct Mooring Trials Next Month
August 10, 2017
China’s New Aircraft Carrier to Conduct Mooring Trials Next Month
China’s first home-grown carrier will reportedly be inducted ahead of schedule.
China’s New Aircraft Carrier to Conduct Mooring Trials Next Month
China to Likely Induct New Aircraft Carrier Ahead of Schedule
August 07, 2017
China to Likely Induct New Aircraft Carrier Ahead of Schedule
China’s first home-grown carrier could be delivered to the navy as early as the end of 2018.
China to Likely Induct New Aircraft Carrier Ahead of Schedule
Xi Jinping Presides Over Massive PLA Parade as Commander-in-Chief
July 31, 2017
Xi Jinping Presides Over Massive PLA Parade as Commander-in-Chief
Xi emphasized that the PLA must "unswervingly" obey and support the Communist Party of China.
Xi Jinping Presides Over Massive PLA Parade as Commander-in-Chief
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
July 22, 2017
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
The July 2016 arbitral tribunal ruling failed to change much in the South China Sea, but how far have things come?
One Year After the South China Sea Arbitration Award, Has China 'Won'?
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
July 17, 2017
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
China wants Japan to get used to seeing its military vessels and aircraft transit the Miyako Strait.
Chinese Defense Ministry to Japan: 'Get Used To' PLAAF Operations Through the Miyako Strait
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 Navy Type 815 Intelligence Ship Transits Tsugaru Strait in Northern Japan
July 04, 2017
Chinese Navy Type 815 Intelligence Ship Transits Tsugaru Strait in Northern Japan
A Chinese Navy spy ship transited waters separating the Japanese islands of Honshu and Hokkaido. Why does that matter?
Chinese Navy Type 815 Intelligence Ship Transits Tsugaru Strait in Northern Japan
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
The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the Indian Ocean
June 25, 2017
The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the Indian Ocean
Will there be a “peace race” for influence in the Indian Ocean?
The Indian Navy Sets Up to Lead on Humanitarian Assistance in the Indian Ocean
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
June 24, 2017
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
A Chinese naval base in Pakistan would present substantial risks.
If China Does Build a Naval Base in Pakistan, What Are the Risks for Islamabad?
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
June 14, 2017
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
Three Chinese warships are in Pakistan for a four-day visit that will include training exercises.
Chinese Navy Task Group Visits Pakistan With a Focus on Increasing Interoperability
RIMPAC 2018: China Invited to Participate in Major US Naval Exercise
May 31, 2017
RIMPAC 2018: China Invited to Participate in Major US Naval Exercise
China has been invited to participate in next year’s Rim of the Pacific exercise.
RIMPAC 2018: China Invited to Participate in Major US Naval Exercise
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
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