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Landing ships steam in South China Sea Landing ships steam in South China Sea

Leading by the amphibious dock landing ship Kunlunshan, vessels attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steam in formation during the maritime live-fire training in waters of the South China Sea from Jan. 17 to 19, 2018.

Air Force chemical defense group in scenario-driven training Air Force chemical defense group in scenario-driven training

A soldier in MOPP gear checks wind speed at a military airfield during a scenario-driven chemical defense training exercise on January 18, 2018. He is assigned to a chemical defense group of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command.

Amphibious assault vehicles fire obstacle-breaching shells Amphibious assault vehicles fire obstacle-breaching shells

An amphibious assault breacher vehicle attached to a brigade of the PLA Navy's Maine Corps fires obstacle-breaching shells during a live-fire training exercise at a comprehensive military training base in southern China's Guangdong Province on January 19, 2018.

Armored vehicles rumble to training field Armored vehicles rumble to training field

Armored vehicles attached to a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army rumble to a designated training area during a field maneuver training exercise on January 19, 2018.

Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army operate a sling cart to lift and load surface-to-air missiles onto a missile launching truck during a comprehensive training exercise on January 17, 2018.

Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea

The guided-missile frigate Jingzhou attached to a destroyer flotilla with the East China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires underwater acoustic jamming projectiles during a 5-day live-fire training exercise in waters of the East China Sea from January 10 to 15, 2018.

Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training

A transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army prepares to lift off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 12, 2018.

Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea

The guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull 112) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steams in waters of the Yellow Sea during a maritime training exercise in mid-January, 2018.

H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training

An H-6k fighter bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lands at a military airfield after flight training on January 11, 2018.

Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off for a sortie during the combat flight training on January 12, 2018.

Landing ships steam in South China Sea
Air Force chemical defense group in scenario-driven training
Amphibious assault vehicles fire obstacle-breaching shells
Armored vehicles rumble to training field
Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles
Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea
Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training
Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea
H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training
Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets
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Landing ships steam in South China Sea Landing ships steam in South China Sea

Leading by the amphibious dock landing ship Kunlunshan, vessels attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steam in formation during the maritime live-fire training in waters of the South China Sea from Jan. 17 to 19, 2018.

Air Force chemical defense group in scenario-driven training Air Force chemical defense group in scenario-driven training

A soldier in MOPP gear checks wind speed at a military airfield during a scenario-driven chemical defense training exercise on January 18, 2018. He is assigned to a chemical defense group of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command.

Amphibious assault vehicles fire obstacle-breaching shells Amphibious assault vehicles fire obstacle-breaching shells

An amphibious assault breacher vehicle attached to a brigade of the PLA Navy's Maine Corps fires obstacle-breaching shells during a live-fire training exercise at a comprehensive military training base in southern China's Guangdong Province on January 19, 2018.

Armored vehicles rumble to training field Armored vehicles rumble to training field

Armored vehicles attached to a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army rumble to a designated training area during a field maneuver training exercise on January 19, 2018.

Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army operate a sling cart to lift and load surface-to-air missiles onto a missile launching truck during a comprehensive training exercise on January 17, 2018.

Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea

The guided-missile frigate Jingzhou attached to a destroyer flotilla with the East China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires underwater acoustic jamming projectiles during a 5-day live-fire training exercise in waters of the East China Sea from January 10 to 15, 2018.

Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training

A transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army prepares to lift off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 12, 2018.

Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea

The guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull 112) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steams in waters of the Yellow Sea during a maritime training exercise in mid-January, 2018.

H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training

An H-6k fighter bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lands at a military airfield after flight training on January 11, 2018.

Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off for a sortie during the combat flight training on January 12, 2018.

Landing ships steam in South China Sea
Air Force chemical defense group in scenario-driven training
Amphibious assault vehicles fire obstacle-breaching shells
Armored vehicles rumble to training field
Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles
Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea
Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training
Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea
H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training
Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets
The risk and the cost are unbearable for any country trying to stimulate China's will to fight at the current strength and scale of China. As long as the Chinese people are determined and united, there is no chain that can lock China.
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Defense ministry warns U.S. against
China's Ministry of National Defense has told the United States not to "cause trouble out of nothing," and to respect the sovereignty of China.
China vows 'necessary measures' in S.China Sea
US warships' provocative sailing in the South China Sea will only serve to force China to strengthen its defense capability, said analysts after the USS Hopper, a guided missile destroyer, came within 12 nautical miles of Huangyan Island on Wednesday.
'Cold War' mentality for US to play up 'Chinese military threat': spokesperson
China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was "Cold War" mentality for the United States to play up the so-called "Chinese military threat".
PLA training hard for potential conflict
The PLA has been fully executing military training instructions issued by President Xi Jinping on January 3 by conducting drills at home and abroad involving its ground forces, navy, air force, rocket force and armed police, as the PLA's news media cautioned the troops on Thursday of imminent threats and to avoid complacency.
Vessel troops of the PLA Air Force
When speaking of the PLA Air Force, people would naturally think of the aviation units, surface-to-air missile units and radar units. However, the PLA Air Force has a vessel unit for operation on rivers, lakes and seas.
Dumplings draw soldiers, civilians together
On Monday, about 100 residents of Heihe, a border city in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, entered the area's military base and made dumplings with the soldiers to welcome the coming Spring Festival.
Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment to Congo passes UN examinations
The 21st Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment to Congo (K) recently passed the equipment, ammunition and wartime effectiveness of the COE examination by an inspection team of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from Jan 16 to 18, 2018.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers repair three roads in Sudan
Three roads in downtown Ed Daein, capital city of Sudan's East Darfur State, repaired by the 14th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment, were opened to traffic on Jan. 15, local time.
Chinese and Bangladeshi peacekeepers conduct joint defense drill in S. Sudan
The 8th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to South Sudan (Wau) and the Bangladesh peacekeeping infantry battalion conducted a joint defense drill on Monday to enhance the capability of jointly dealing with emergencies.
Chinese peacekeepers in S. Sudan expel armed militants
"I am not afraid to face the muzzle because we are here to protect the land," said Yang Yongqiang, a platoon leader of the 3rd Infantry Company of the 4th Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan, upon recalling the incident that happened a day ago.
27th Chinese naval escort taskforce leaves Gulf of Aden after mission handover
The 27th and 28th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a ceremony marking their mission handover and separate navigation in the western waters of the Gulf of Aden on Tuesday afternoon.
28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrives at Gulf of Aden
The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters of the Gulf of Aden on Dec 23, local time, to replace the 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce.
28th Chinese naval escort taskforce sets sail for Gulf of Aden
The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce set out from a naval port in Qingdao of East China's Shandong province on the morning of December 3, for the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somali coast.
Live-fire exercises conducted by PLA base in Djibouti
The Djibouti Logistic Support Base of the Chinese People's Liberation Army conducted a live-fire exercise on Thursday with its heavy-duty weapons.
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.
13th China-U.S. Disaster Management Exchange starts in Portland
The 13th China-U.S. Disaster Management Exchange, one of the routine annual exchanges between the two militaries, kicked off at Portland, State of Oregon on the morning of November 13, local time.
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.
Major joint exercises between Chinese and foreign militaries in 2017
In today's world, joint training exercises have become an increasingly popular style of international military cooperation. Let's take a look at those major joint training exercises between Chinese and foreign militaries in 2017.
Daughter of Chinese astronaut recalls Shenzhou-7 mission, false fire alarm
Her father was fascinated by space and a huge fan of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, and Neil Armstrong, the first to walk on the moon, when he was a middle school student. He signed up for the PLA astronaut program without hesitation.

CMC

Trump’s nuclear plan risks arms buildup
As the only superpower with the strongest nuclear and non-nuclear forces, the US under Trump believes that its nuclear forces are not sufficient. Thanks to the Trump nuclear doctrine, the coming years will witness a stronger momentum for nuclear buildup and nuclear proliferation around the world.
UN best framework to address NK nuke issue
Beijing should encourage Seoul to play a bigger role in solving this issue while preventing their ties from being shocked by it. The Moon Jae-in government must define the bottom line of the Sunshine Policy and should not, without any premise, object to addressing Pyongyang's nuclear issue in non-peaceful means.