Ministry of National Defense

China Ministry of National Defense
The maiden sea trial of China's refitted aircraft carrier "has attained the anticipated objectives," a spokesperson for the Defense Ministry said Wednesday, according to Xinhua. Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said at a regular press briefing that the carrier has returned to the shipyard where refurbishing and testing will continue, but...Full Article »
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will reinstate the use of live ammunition in urban warfare training this week after a long hiatus that followed a soldier's death, the Ma'ariv newspaper reported on Sunday. Corporal Mor Cohen, a member of the Golani Brigade, was killed in December 2009 during close-quarter battle (CQB) training in Za...Full Article »
Pakistan and China will hold two joint military exercises in 2011, a Pakistani senior military leader said Tuesday. The two exercises, one army drill and one air force one, will be held to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Pakistan and China, said General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of...Full Article »