Z-9 helicopters execute hover checks Z-9 helicopters execute hover checks

A cluster of Z-9 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army execute hover checks before leaving for a flight training task on November 25, 2021.

Flight training course after heavy snowfall Flight training course after heavy snowfall

A pilot cadet assigned to the PLA Naval Aviation University guides his fighter jet on the snow-covered runway and prepares to take off for a flight training course on November 9, 2021.

Xi stresses strengthening military talent cultivation Xi stresses strengthening military talent cultivation

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed thorough promotion of military talent cultivation to support and lead the progress in strengthening the armed forces.

MBT spits fire in live-fire training MBT spits fire in live-fire training

A main battle tank (MBT) attached to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army spits fire down range at mock ground target during a live-fire training exercise on November 8, 2021.

Naval aviation unit holds flight training Naval aviation unit holds flight training

A fighter jet attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command soar in the sky during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on November 11, 2021.

Soldiers practice driving skills in complicated terrain Soldiers practice driving skills in complicated terrain

An armored vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA Army passes over a shallow trench while rumbling on the muddy road during a coordinated driving skill training exercise on November 16, 2021.

Combined arms regiment organizes live-fire training Combined arms regiment organizes live-fire training

Multi types of armored vehicles attached to a combined arms regiment under the PLA Nanjiang Military Command rumble in formation to a designated training field for a live-fire training exercise in late October, 2021.

Destroyer Taiyuan participates in maritime training Destroyer Taiyuan participates in maritime training

The guided-missile destroyer Taiyuan (Hull 131) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Eastern Theater Command steams in waters of the East China Sea during a realistic combat training exercise in early November, 2021.

Xi chairs special summit commemorating 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations Xi chairs special summit commemorating 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping attended and chaired the ASEAN-China Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations via video link Monday morning.

Attack helicopters hover at low altitude Attack helicopters hover at low altitude

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a 24-hour flight training exercise on November 14, 2021.

Z-9 helicopters execute hover checks
Flight training course after heavy snowfall
Xi stresses strengthening military talent cultivation
MBT spits fire in live-fire training
Naval aviation unit holds flight training
Soldiers practice driving skills in complicated terrain
Combined arms regiment organizes live-fire training
Destroyer Taiyuan participates in maritime training
Xi chairs special summit commemorating 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations
Attack helicopters hover at low altitude
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Z-9 helicopters execute hover checks Z-9 helicopters execute hover checks

A cluster of Z-9 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army execute hover checks before leaving for a flight training task on November 25, 2021.

Flight training course after heavy snowfall Flight training course after heavy snowfall

A pilot cadet assigned to the PLA Naval Aviation University guides his fighter jet on the snow-covered runway and prepares to take off for a flight training course on November 9, 2021.

Xi stresses strengthening military talent cultivation Xi stresses strengthening military talent cultivation

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed thorough promotion of military talent cultivation to support and lead the progress in strengthening the armed forces.

MBT spits fire in live-fire training MBT spits fire in live-fire training

A main battle tank (MBT) attached to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army spits fire down range at mock ground target during a live-fire training exercise on November 8, 2021.

Naval aviation unit holds flight training Naval aviation unit holds flight training

A fighter jet attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command soar in the sky during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on November 11, 2021.

Soldiers practice driving skills in complicated terrain Soldiers practice driving skills in complicated terrain

An armored vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA Army passes over a shallow trench while rumbling on the muddy road during a coordinated driving skill training exercise on November 16, 2021.

Combined arms regiment organizes live-fire training Combined arms regiment organizes live-fire training

Multi types of armored vehicles attached to a combined arms regiment under the PLA Nanjiang Military Command rumble in formation to a designated training field for a live-fire training exercise in late October, 2021.

Destroyer Taiyuan participates in maritime training Destroyer Taiyuan participates in maritime training

The guided-missile destroyer Taiyuan (Hull 131) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Eastern Theater Command steams in waters of the East China Sea during a realistic combat training exercise in early November, 2021.

Xi chairs special summit commemorating 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations Xi chairs special summit commemorating 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations

Chinese President Xi Jinping attended and chaired the ASEAN-China Special Summit to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of ASEAN-China Dialogue Relations via video link Monday morning.

Attack helicopters hover at low altitude Attack helicopters hover at low altitude

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a 24-hour flight training exercise on November 14, 2021.

Z-9 helicopters execute hover checks
Flight training course after heavy snowfall
Xi stresses strengthening military talent cultivation
MBT spits fire in live-fire training
Naval aviation unit holds flight training
Soldiers practice driving skills in complicated terrain
Combined arms regiment organizes live-fire training
Destroyer Taiyuan participates in maritime training
Xi chairs special summit commemorating 30th anniversary of ASEAN-China dialogue relations
Attack helicopters hover at low altitude
By claiming that "A Taiwan emergency is a Japanese emergency, and therefore an emergency for the Japan-US alliance," former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has openly revealed his outdated mindset and the militarism that is deeply ingrained in his psyche.
The leader of Taiwan's DPP Tsai Ing-wen's recent pro-independence provocations, both in words and deeds, have seriously undermined the cross-Strait relations and brought more and more burdens for the residents on the Taiwan island.
Extention of China-Russia missile launch notification agreement safeguards global strategic stability: spokesperson
The entry into force of the protocol demonstrates the high level of the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era and the two sides' firm determination to jointly safeguard global strategic stability.
China lodges solemn representations over former Japanese leader's wrong remarks concerning China
China strongly urged the Japanese side to reflect deeply on history and learn from history, not to damage China's sovereignty in any ways, and not to send any wrong signals to the "Taiwan independence" forces, Hua stressed.
China firmly opposes Abe's remarks on Taiwan
Abe, in disregard of the basic norms governing international relations and the principles set out in the four political documents between China and Japan, flagrantly made irresponsible remarks on Taiwan and stirred in China's internal affairs.
Seven Chinese military trade companies made a unified appearance with the image of "China Defense" in EDEX 2021 to further promote Chinese military products to go abroad.
PLA naval and air forces continue alert patrols in Taiwan Strait
The PLA Eastern Theater Command continuously sent naval and air forces to conduct combat-readiness alert patrols in the direction of the Taiwan Strait on November 26, said spokesperson for the Eastern Theater Command, in a written statement on Monday.
New field load-carrying equipment debuted in Xinjiang
Recently, a company stationed in the plateau area under the Xinjiang Military Command utilized the newly deployed load-carrying equipment (LCE) to conduct a field marching drill.
12th Chinese peacekeeping force to South Sudan sets out
The first echelon of 165 troops of the 12th Chinese peacekeeping force to South Sudan set out for a one-year-long peacekeeping mission from an airport in Shijiazhuang, North China's Hebei Province, on November 23.
Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon suscessfully complete medical rescue exercise
The medical unit of the 20th batch of Chinese peacekeeping forces to Lebanon successfully completed a recent rescue exercise organized by the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon.
Chinese peacekeepers to Mali complete road repair mission
Recently, the 9th Chinese peacekeeping engineering contingent to Mali has completed the task of repairing the main road through the Super Camp of the MINUSMA in Gao with high standards.
Chinese peacekeeping force to the DRC passes induction training
The 25th Chinese peacekeeping force to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) completed the 3-day induction training on November 11.
39th Chinese naval escort taskforce carries out targeted training en route
The guided-missile destroyer Urumqi (Hull 118), guided-missile frigate Yantai (Hull 538), and comprehensive supply ship Taihu (Hull 889) of the 39th Chinese naval escort taskforce carried out a great deal of targeted training while en route to the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somali.
Chinese navy fleet returns from escort missions
A Chinese naval fleet on Tuesday returned to a military port in Zhanjiang, south China's Guangdong Province, after concluding escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.
Chinese naval escort taskforces conduct mission-handover in Gulf of Aden
The 37th and the 38th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a mission-handover ceremony in waters west of the Gulf of Aden on the morning of June 7, local time, on the commanding ship Destroyer Changsha (Hull 173) of the 37th escort taskforce. Officers assigned to the 37th escort taskforce introduced the basic information about
37th Chinese naval escort taskforce completes in-port replenishment in Djibouti
The comprehensive supply ship Honghu (Hull 963) of the 37th escort taskforce of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) conducted in-port replenishment at the Port of Djibouti recently according to plan.
First round rescue work completed after Sichuan earthquake
The first round of comprehensive rescue work was completed Friday after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Luxian county in Luzhou, Southwest China's Sichuan province.
Nearly 400 armed police dispatched to quake-hit Luxian County
China has dispatched nearly 400 armed police personnel to the frontline of quake relief following a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Luxian County of Luzhou City, southwest China's Sichuan Province, on Thursday.
Thousands of people bid soldiers farewell in China's Henan Province
Members of the Chinese People's Armed Police Force (PAP) Henan Contingent withdrew from Jun County, Hebi City, central China's Henan Province on August 1, after completing the flood control and disaster relief tasks there. Thousands of local residents spontaneously lined up to see off the troops.
Humanitarian assistance disaster relief training of Exercise Cobra Gold 2021 held in Thailand
The opening ceremony of the humanitarian assistance disaster relief field training exercise (HADR FTX) as part of Exercise Cobra Gold 2021 was held at Rayong, Thailand, on July 30.
PAP conducts joint counter-terrorism exercise in Yunnan
Recently, a mobile detachment under the People's Armed Police (PAP) Force Yunnan Contingent conducted a large-scale joint counter-terrorism exercise involving multiple specialties.
Positive progress made in anti-terrorism operations in Sahel region
Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under Secretary General of the United Nations Department of Peace Operations said on June 5 that the Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel) is strengthening the troop construction and has made "substantial and encouraging progress", and an ongoing major military operation, code-named Sama "progressing well".
Clip shows determination, confidence in anti-terrorism in Xinjiang
China showed determination and confidence in anti-terrorism, as well as the improvement of China's emergency counter-terrorism capability.
China, India stage counter-terrorist drills
China and India launched a joint counter-terrorism exercise on Saturday not far from the Chinese-Indian border, a move which Chinese experts said will boost the strategic mutual trust of the two countries' militaries.
CPV veteran receives complimentary beds from online furniture store owner
On November 4, the owner of an online furniture store in Suqian, Jiangsu Province voluntarily offered a bed to an old man for free the minute he knew the old man was a veteran of the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) and once fought in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-53).
'I chose to be a soldier': Film academy graduate
Do you prefer being a movie star or joining the army if you graduate from a renowned film academy? While many people may choose the former, Shang Lin chose the latter. From a cute girl taking selfies with her mobile phone to a soldier equipped with a rifle, Shang, 22, shows one life choice of China's Generation Z.

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Int'l Media on China

U.S. strategy to counter China in Pacific ineffective, self-defeating: The Guardian
The Biden administration's proposal to spend as much as 1 billion U.S. dollars annually in some Pacific island nations as part of efforts to counter China is a flawed foreign policy initiative likely to fail, The Guardian said in a report on Tuesday.

Int'l Militaries on China

Putin says Russia has no concerns over China's growing defense potential
Russia is not concerned over China's growing defense potential as it enjoys the highest level of relations with the country and is itself ramping up its armed forces, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a plenary session of the Russia Calling! investment forum sponsored by VTB Capital on Tuesday.
US and its allies are to blame for global democracy backslides
As US global hegemony continues its inevitable decline, this is naturally leading to the expansion of political rights across the Global South. It means that US influence has been the thing actually holding back democracy for the majority of the global population.
How Australia is pushed to a belligerent path
Australia was seemingly a land of peace in the South Pacific. But it has gone further down the belligerent path. Its change of attitude toward China was accordingly rapid in the past few years.