China is concentrating its defenses in the west, where a recent border dispute with India has threatened to spark a new crisis in Asia.
On February 14, 1950, the People’s Republic of China and the Soviet Union signed the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual Assistance.
Su-35 jets that can attack surface combat vessels in this region is "sort of a reaction to the provocation by the U.S.," said a retired Chinese major general.
New images suggest the Chinese navy has outpaced its U.S. and Russian counterparts in developing a powerful ship-mounted railgun.
Cyberattack and artificial intelligence are already being integrated into the arsenals of the world's leading militaries.
China's official military newspaper compared nuclear weapons to a sword of Damocles hanging over humanity, but said upgrades were necessary.
China has for the first time revealed its Arctic Policy. Will it follow Russia in bringing military power to the resource-rich region?
"War is not far from us," warned China's official military outlet.
Leaked internal military documents said China has secret plans to invade Taiwan by 2020.
"War is not far from us... China cannot afford a military failure," wrote the PLA Daily as President Xi Jinping called for the military to demonstrate heroism and a fighting spirit.
“All countries in this region who want to see peace and stability, have a consensus ... and China can’t ignore this."
Russia is fortifying its massive military along two tense boundaries in its farthest western and eastern corners.
The U.S. is widely considered the world's top military power, but Russia and China are rapidly improving together and North Korea has achieved historic success.
China and Russia have urged a peaceful solution to the nuclear crisis with North Korea, but if the U.S. invades, they’re preparing to fight.
Both countries share land borders with Kim Jong Un's secretive state.
"NATO needs to take note of the enormity of China’s influence," a former NATO and U.S. military leader said.
"As power is shifting away from the West toward Asia, the West’s ability to influence the agenda on a global scale is expected to be reduced," the latest NATO report found.
China revealed it’s building the world’s fastest wind tunnel only a month after offering a glimpse of its new hypersonic DZ-ZF missile glider.
The DF-26 "Guam Killer" is China's first nuclear-capable ballistic missile that could reach the U.S. territory already threatened by North Korea.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling for a world-class military and leading economy, but the U.S. is suspicious of Beijing's growing ambitions in world affairs.
General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said China's rapid military reforms and economic growth threaten U.S. hegemony.
Chinese sailors docked in Russia with a 21-gun salute as the two countries begin sea drills in the Russian region bordering North Korea.
The Chinese navy closes off 15,000 square miles in the East China Sea to perform live-fire drills as the U.S.-North Korea rivalry escalates.
The base is in Djibouti, where the United States has its only permanent military base in Africa.
China's Haiyi (or "Sea Wings") unmanned underwater glider has broken world records and can instantly detect U.S. submarines in the tense South China Sea.