China's new defense chief chose Russia for his first visit and pledged support at a time when Moscow's relationship with the West has deteriorated.
The anti-satellite weapons are part of massive pushes to upgrade and update their militaries.
China is holding drills bigger and more frequent than before at a time when it's making it clear that it will take Taiwan back by force if necessary.
China said the U.S. should abandon its "tinted glasses" and "hegemonic mindset" toward Beijing's growing economic and military role in Africa.
Neither Russian President Vladimir Putin nor Chinese President Xi Jinping expected much opposition this weekend, but their victories resound worldwide.
Over 10,000 Chinese marines traveled across the country for battle exercises as they prepared for threats at home and abroad.
A Chinese researcher was awarded for her achievements in "electromagnetic launching technology."
The heads of the Navy and Marine Corps are worried that China's global outreach was detrimental to U.S. interests, but Beijing might just be ahead.
A top Chinese government spokesman channeled civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to urge greater communication with the U.S.
China has joined Russia in backing Syria, partly because of the economic opportunities President Bashar al-Assad's victory offers.
China said the constitution had been "continuously improved" since being adopted in 1954 by Mao Zedong, to whom Xi Jinping has been compared.
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.
A Chinese general facing corruption charges committed suicide in November.
He works 12 hours a day—even as an octogenarian, reports said.
China has one of the most powerful militaries in the world.
"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.