China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier to begin sea trials on Sunday, which will likely be delivered to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy by this year end, according to reports in state news media. The aircraft carrier, as yet unnamed, set out to sea from a port outside the Dalian Shipyard to begin its first sea trial
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) will display a new generation attack and reconnaissance UAV dubbed as the CH-X at the Airshow China 2018 later this year. "A new generation CH series UAVs, the CH-X which is the most advanced in the CH series, will be displayed at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai this year," Shi Wen, the chief engineer and designer of China's Caihong (CH), or Rainbow UAV made by CASC said at the press conference in Beijing Monday
Chinese researchers are developing a smart, real-time sensing system for the military vehicles to enable smooth movement at night without lighting or in changeable lighting, local media reports. The researchers at the Second Academy of the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation told Science and Technology Daily on Tuesday that an intelligent sensor underdevelopment has a microchip a few centimeters in size that empowers the system to realize accurate real-time sensing of the driving environment
Pakistan has bought a powerful tracking system from China that could speed up its militarys efforts of developing multi-warhead missiles, reported
Chinas newest stealth drone, a long-endurance unmanned aircraft successfully completed its maiden flight on Monday, Peoples Daily Online reported. According to a WeChat account affiliated with China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the main contractor and research center for the Chinese program, the stealth drone, dubbed “Tianying,” successfully conducted three test flights, four years after the drone program was first initiated
Chinas navy has reportedly installed a prototype electromagnetic railgun on one of its warships, as suggested by the photos posted by a Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) observer last week. The images show that PLANs Haiyang Shan, a Type 072III-class landing ship with the pennant number 936, sitting in Wuchang Shipyard in Hubei province with a new, massive gun turret fitted on its bow
China's J-20 and Y-20 have begun training together, and many pilots are able to fly other new types of fighters in formation and are combat-ready, Chinese military experts said. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force's new weapons have developed significantly in the past five years
The QD70 gas turbine meant for military and civil aircraft applications developed by the Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC), was unveiled at an ongoing aviation expo that kicked off on Tuesday in Beijing. The Aviation Expo China 2017 is being held in Beijing with exhibits covering aircraft engines, gas turbines, graphene material and high precision aluminum alloy technologies
China's first near-space solar drone ‘Rainbow has successfully conducted a flight at an altitude of 20 km on Tuesday. The project team under China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation announced Tuesday that the CH UAV, flew smoothly in near space for over 15 hours under control, finishing its scheduled path before landing securely, Xinhua reported
China has successfully tested solid-fuel variable flow ramjet engine which could enhance the real combat ability of the country's stealth aircraft and boost firing range of missiles, local media reported Tuesday. A team from No
China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC) has developed a new ultra-fast anti-missile interceptor capable of intercepting an incoming projectile flying 10 times faster than a bullet. CASIC was quoted as saying by China Daily Saturday that its Second Academy in Beijing has made a "new-generation aerospace defense missile" that incorporates top space technologies, and which it describes as one of the cornerstones of a world power's strategic prowess
The US Navy has grounded its fleet of T-45 trainer jets on Wednesday following instructor pilots refusal to fly, raising concerns about the oxygen systems' efficiency as the aviators are experiencing light-headedness and blackouts. “We take the concerns of our air crew seriously and have directed a two-day safety pause for the T-45 community to allow time for naval aviation leadership to engage with the pilots, hear their concerns and discuss the risk mitigations, as well as the efforts that are ongoing to correct this issue,” Cmdr
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