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Landing ship Changbaishan fires close-in weapons system in South China Sea Landing ship Changbaishan fires close-in weapons system in South China Sea

A LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy exits the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Changbaishan during the maritime training in waters of the South China Sea on Apr.18, 2018.

Multi-type helicopters lift off Multi-type helicopters lift off

Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on April 19, 2018.

Military truck convoy in long-distance maneuver Military truck convoy in long-distance maneuver

Military trucks carrying weapons and equipment are transported by rail to a designated training area in northwestern China's Gobi Desert in mid-April, 2018. They are attached to a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army.

Special operations soldiers fast-rope from Z-8 helicopter Special operations soldiers fast-rope from Z-8 helicopter

Special operations soldiers provide security as their fellows fast-rope from a Z-8 transport helicopter during a fast-roping training exercise on April 19, 2018.

Chinese air force conducts island patrols Chinese air force conducts island patrols

A Chinese Air Force formation conducts island patrols during a training exercise on April 19, 2018, with an aim of improving the ability to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

PLA holds live-fire exercise on southeast coast PLA holds live-fire exercise on southeast coast

An armed helicopter assaults targets with rocket projectiles in a live-fire exercise off China's southeast coast, April 18, 2018. An air unit of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force Wednesday held a live-fire exercise off China's southeast coast.

Moments in Air Force's Moments in Air Force's "Golden Dart" competition

Su-30 fighter jets sit abreast on the flightline and receive pre-flight checks in preparation for the PLA Air Force annual penetration and assault competition assessment --"Golden Dart" in northeastern China on April 15, 2018.

Live-fire operation in Xinjiang plateau area Live-fire operation in Xinjiang plateau area

Artillerymen assigned to a regiment under the PLA Xinjiang MC participate in a live-fire operation in Ali Plateau area of northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on April 17, 2018.

China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea

A ship-borne J-15 fighter jet prepares to land at the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Liaoning. A Chinese Navy flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea since the grand naval parade last Thursday.

PLA Air Force starts annual penetration and assault competition assessment PLA Air Force starts annual penetration and assault competition assessment

Several Su-30 fighter jets arrive at the airport prior to an air-to-ground assault military competition. The PLA Air Force started its annual penetration and assault competition assessment--"Golden Dart" in northeastern China on the morning of April 18, 2018.

Landing ship Changbaishan fires close-in weapons system in South China Sea
Multi-type helicopters lift off
Military truck convoy in long-distance maneuver
Special operations soldiers fast-rope from Z-8 helicopter
Chinese air force conducts island patrols
PLA holds live-fire exercise on southeast coast
Moments in Air Force's
Live-fire operation in Xinjiang plateau area
China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea
PLA Air Force starts annual penetration and assault competition assessment
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Landing ship Changbaishan fires close-in weapons system in South China Sea Landing ship Changbaishan fires close-in weapons system in South China Sea

A LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy exits the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Changbaishan during the maritime training in waters of the South China Sea on Apr.18, 2018.

Multi-type helicopters lift off Multi-type helicopters lift off

Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on April 19, 2018.

Military truck convoy in long-distance maneuver Military truck convoy in long-distance maneuver

Military trucks carrying weapons and equipment are transported by rail to a designated training area in northwestern China's Gobi Desert in mid-April, 2018. They are attached to a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army.

Special operations soldiers fast-rope from Z-8 helicopter Special operations soldiers fast-rope from Z-8 helicopter

Special operations soldiers provide security as their fellows fast-rope from a Z-8 transport helicopter during a fast-roping training exercise on April 19, 2018.

Chinese air force conducts island patrols Chinese air force conducts island patrols

A Chinese Air Force formation conducts island patrols during a training exercise on April 19, 2018, with an aim of improving the ability to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity.

PLA holds live-fire exercise on southeast coast PLA holds live-fire exercise on southeast coast

An armed helicopter assaults targets with rocket projectiles in a live-fire exercise off China's southeast coast, April 18, 2018. An air unit of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force Wednesday held a live-fire exercise off China's southeast coast.

Moments in Air Force's Moments in Air Force's "Golden Dart" competition

Su-30 fighter jets sit abreast on the flightline and receive pre-flight checks in preparation for the PLA Air Force annual penetration and assault competition assessment --"Golden Dart" in northeastern China on April 15, 2018.

Live-fire operation in Xinjiang plateau area Live-fire operation in Xinjiang plateau area

Artillerymen assigned to a regiment under the PLA Xinjiang MC participate in a live-fire operation in Ali Plateau area of northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on April 17, 2018.

China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea

A ship-borne J-15 fighter jet prepares to land at the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Liaoning. A Chinese Navy flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea since the grand naval parade last Thursday.

PLA Air Force starts annual penetration and assault competition assessment PLA Air Force starts annual penetration and assault competition assessment

Several Su-30 fighter jets arrive at the airport prior to an air-to-ground assault military competition. The PLA Air Force started its annual penetration and assault competition assessment--"Golden Dart" in northeastern China on the morning of April 18, 2018.

Landing ship Changbaishan fires close-in weapons system in South China Sea
Multi-type helicopters lift off
Military truck convoy in long-distance maneuver
Special operations soldiers fast-rope from Z-8 helicopter
Chinese air force conducts island patrols
PLA holds live-fire exercise on southeast coast
Moments in Air Force's
Live-fire operation in Xinjiang plateau area
China's aircraft carrier formation conducts exercises in South China Sea
PLA Air Force starts annual penetration and assault competition assessment
Some Western media still view China's legal and normal military actions with bias, said Chinese experts after the Chinese Ministry of National Defense (MOD) slammed foreign media reports saying Australian warships had been "challenged" by the Chinese Navy in the South China Sea.
The PLA's live-fire drills off Chinese mainland's southeast coast on Wednesday signals the military's fast growing amphibious capabilities, a military expert said Thursday.
Defense Ministry: China has professional encounter with Australian warships in S. China Sea
The recent Australian media report that Australian warships were "challenged" by the Chinese military in South China Sea in early April did not accord with the facts, said China's MND in a written statement on Friday.
China supports possible peace treaty between DPRK, ROK
China on Thursday voiced support for a possible peace treaty between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) at an early date.
Chinese air force conducts island patrols
A Chinese air force formation conducted island patrols recently during a training exercise with an aim of improving the ability to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, an air force spokesperson confirmed Thursday.
General Wei Fenghe, Chinese state councilor and defense minister, met with the visiting Pakistani Naval Chief of Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Beijing on Wednesday.
PLA's aviation brigade holds live-fire exercise
An aviation brigade of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force held a live-fire exercise off the country's southeastern coast on Wednesday, according to a statement from the PLA Ground Force.
Chinese military drone maker eyes civilian market
One of China's leading drone makers is developing unarmed versions of its military drones in order to enter an expected larger civilian market, China Daily reported Thursday.
New army guideline bans online dating, allows uniforms off-Duty
The army will step up efforts to root out impostors who masquerade in military dress to receive special treatment and privileges, to ensure that the Chinese military’s reputation is not tarnished by charlatans.
Chinese peacekeeping medical team promotes refugee medical assistance in S. Sudan
The 8th Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment to S. Sudan (Wau) has been engaged in consultations in the past few days with the Sector West Headquarters of the UNMISS.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers to Congo (K) receive special awards
Lieutenant General Derrick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi, Force Commander of the MONUSCO, honored the 21st Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Congo (K) with special awards at the closing ceremony marking the successful completion of a major bridge restoration on Apr. 16, 2018.
China to send 395 peacekeepers to Mali
China will dispatch 395 peacekeepers in May to Mali for one year on a UN mission.
Chinese peacekeeping helicopters complete transport of Pakistani peacekeeping engineers
China's first peacekeeping helicopter detachment to Sudan (Darfur) successfully completed air transportation of the Pakistani peacekeeping engineers in an troop rotation operation on April 15.
PLA fleet continues escort missions in Gulf of Aden, Somalia
Another fleet of the Chinese PLA ships out on Thursday to continue its escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.
China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
The 29th fleet from Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has left east China's port city Zhoushan for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somali to escort civilian ships.
27th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns to China
The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce has returned to China after completing merchant ships escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia and a port visits to three north African nations.
Chinese naval escort taskforce escorts merchant ship Jinda
The comprehensive supply ship Taihu (Hull 889) attached to the 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce successfully escorted the merchant ship "Jinda" to the designated sea area on March 6, local time.
Chinese navy rescues 2 crew members from sinking Mongolian ship
A vessel of the Chinese PLA Navy rescued two drowning crew members from a sinking Mongolian cargo ship in waters off Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang Province around midnight Sunday.
PLA Hong Kong Garrison participates in maritime search-and-rescue drill
The Chinese PLA Hong Kong Garrison sent a frigate and a helicopter to participate in the air crash search-and-rescue drill at sea held on Dec. 12.
The "Cooperation Spirit 2017" joint HADR tabletop exercise concluded in Nanjing on Dec 8, with all participants saying that the exercise has achieved remarkable results and expected goals.
China-US military exercise to enhance rescues
US and Chinese soldiers not only exchanged rescue methods but also commands during a joint exercise on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
China, Russia conclude joint counter-terror exercises
Chinese and Russian forces concluded their joint counter-terror exercises Wednesday at a training base near Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China.
Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in
The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Dec. 2, 2017 in a military training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
China, Russia hold joint anti-terrorism training
The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Saturday in a training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Chinese, Russian armed police hold joint anti-terrorism training
Chinese armed police and Russian national guard on Saturday began a joint anti-terrorism drill near Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Patriot Gains
China’s monthly box office reached over 10 billion yuan (US$15.8b) in February – a record not just for Chinese cinema history, but a global record for a monthly single market taking.
Soldiers Put on Social Credit Blacklist for Leaving Service
If you’re a soldier in China, applying to leave the army is likely to leave a black mark on your social credit score.

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UNIFIL Force Commander praises the work done by Chinese de-mining team
UNIFIL Force Commander praised the work done by UNIFIL's core de-mining teams from Cambodia and China. "I wish to publicly acknowledge their professionalism and courage as they set about this work," he said.
U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria create no split between Moscow and Ankara
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US hybrid war arrives to replace Cold War
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