China has received an agreement to build new ships for the Royal Malaysian Navy.
The agreement signed last week is the first time, a Chinese contractor will build military equipment for Malaysia, Global Times reported Tuesday.
China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) signed the agreement with the Boustead Naval Shipyard in Malaysia to build four offshore multi-task ships designed for coast guard activities.
Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein oversaw the signing ceremony.
China has plans to build more aircraft carriers and naval bases in various countries to strengthen its maritime capabilities. China is also planning to build more naval bases across the world, especially in countries such as Pakistan, with whom it has close economic and military relations
China is offering 6 billion yuan ($870 million) investment for research on equipment and weapons to the private Chinese firms and institutes for boosting military-civilian integration and upgrade military technologies. The Central Military Commission's equipment development department issued a guideline on its website saying that 2,000 projects will be funded under the plan this year,
China has claimed full credit ignoring Indian Navys role for Gulf of Aden operations which involved OS35 cargo ship hijacked by pirates last Saturday. The guided-missile frigate Yulin (Hull 569) of the 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce escorted Tuvalu's OS35 cargo ship to the safe waters off the Port of Aden in Yemen at around 10:40 on April 11, local time, China Military reported Wednesday
The Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has commissioned a new warship to its South Sea Fleet for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) operations in the disputed South China Sea. A new Type 056/056A Jiangdao-class corvette, named Liupanshui, was commissioned at Yulin naval base in the port city of Sanya on Hainan Island on March 31, China Military Online reports Friday
The Thai Army signed with the NORINCO Group (China) a contract to purchase 34 armored personnel carriers 8x8 ZBL09 (export named VN1) armed with 30mm turret. It is expected that the ZBL09 will be delivered by 2020
Malaysian Air Force has modified Russian-made Sukhoi-30 fighter jet in order to equip it with US GBU-12 laser-guided bombs. The Royal Malaysian Air Force put out a video showing their Su-30MKM fighters specifically designed for Malaysia, dropping 500-pound GBU-12s made by Lockheed Martin and Raytheon,
The Royal Thai Navy and China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Co (CSOC) have signed a contract to supply three Yuan Class S26T submarines to Thailand worth around 36 billion baht ($1 billion) recently. The deal specifies that 700 million baht ($20
Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force is introducing stringent, realistic combat scenarios exercises to improve pilot capabilities. Commanders and pilots have been given stringent, realistic combat scenarios and are told to try their best to win
China's C919 passenger jet, manufactured by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC), flew for the first time today. The plane is seen as competition to Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 passenger jets in the most popular single aisle segment
China's home made developed AG600 amphibious aircraft has taken its maiden flight Saturday. Launched from the southern city of Zhuhai, the AG600 was designed to extinguish forest fires and carry out rescue missions at sea
China has launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier designed and built in the northeast port of Dalian. The new carrier, the first domestically-built one, was transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony that started at about 9 a
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