Assault guns spit fires at elevation of 4,500 meters Assault guns spit fires at elevation of 4,500 meters

Wheeled self-propelled assault guns attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army spit fires down range during a live-fire test at the elevation of 4, 500 meters in late July, 2020.

Artillerymen apply camouflage nets to wheeled assault guns Artillerymen apply camouflage nets to wheeled assault guns

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army operate vehicle-mounted howitzers to fire 122 shells at simulated targets during a live-fire operation in plateau area at the elevation of 4,500 meters in late July, 2020.

Naval bombers taxi out for flight missions Naval bombers taxi out for flight missions

A H-6 strategic bomber attached to a bomber regiment of the naval aviation under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies onto the runway before takeoff for a recent realistic flight training exercise.

Vehicle-mounted equipment prepares for live-fire test in plateau Vehicle-mounted equipment prepares for live-fire test in plateau

A group of truck-mounted howitzers attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army move forward to a designated firing point for a fire strike operation during a recent realistic field training exercise in plateau area.

Military trucks drive through slope obstacles Military trucks drive through slope obstacles

A driver assigned to a logistic support regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command drives a military truck through a steep-hill during a driving skill test at the foot of Tianshan Mountains on July 22, 2020.

Fighter bombers soar in sky Fighter bombers soar in sky

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway during a 2-day live-fire flight training exercise from July 15 to 16, 2020.

Attack helicopters ready to lift off Attack helicopters ready to lift off

A group of attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army lift off from the airfield for a round-the-clock flight training exercise in early July, 2020.

Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert

Soldiers assigned to an air defense brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command hoist missile to a proper height and prepare to load it onto an armored vehicle during a whole-process live-fire test in northwestern China's Gobi desert on July 26, 2020.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today

Dedicated to the 93rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army--The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today, 2020

Rocket launchers fire at mock targets Rocket launchers fire at mock targets

Long-range multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army fire rockets simultaneously at mock targets during a round-the-clock live-fire operation in northwestern China’s Gobi desert on July 15, 2020.

Assault guns spit fires at elevation of 4,500 meters
Artillerymen apply camouflage nets to wheeled assault guns
Naval bombers taxi out for flight missions
Vehicle-mounted equipment prepares for live-fire test in plateau
Military trucks drive through slope obstacles
Fighter bombers soar in sky
Attack helicopters ready to lift off
Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert
The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today
Rocket launchers fire at mock targets
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Assault guns spit fires at elevation of 4,500 meters Assault guns spit fires at elevation of 4,500 meters

Wheeled self-propelled assault guns attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army spit fires down range during a live-fire test at the elevation of 4, 500 meters in late July, 2020.

Artillerymen apply camouflage nets to wheeled assault guns Artillerymen apply camouflage nets to wheeled assault guns

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army operate vehicle-mounted howitzers to fire 122 shells at simulated targets during a live-fire operation in plateau area at the elevation of 4,500 meters in late July, 2020.

Naval bombers taxi out for flight missions Naval bombers taxi out for flight missions

A H-6 strategic bomber attached to a bomber regiment of the naval aviation under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies onto the runway before takeoff for a recent realistic flight training exercise.

Vehicle-mounted equipment prepares for live-fire test in plateau Vehicle-mounted equipment prepares for live-fire test in plateau

A group of truck-mounted howitzers attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army move forward to a designated firing point for a fire strike operation during a recent realistic field training exercise in plateau area.

Military trucks drive through slope obstacles Military trucks drive through slope obstacles

A driver assigned to a logistic support regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command drives a military truck through a steep-hill during a driving skill test at the foot of Tianshan Mountains on July 22, 2020.

Fighter bombers soar in sky Fighter bombers soar in sky

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway during a 2-day live-fire flight training exercise from July 15 to 16, 2020.

Attack helicopters ready to lift off Attack helicopters ready to lift off

A group of attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army lift off from the airfield for a round-the-clock flight training exercise in early July, 2020.

Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert

Soldiers assigned to an air defense brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command hoist missile to a proper height and prepare to load it onto an armored vehicle during a whole-process live-fire test in northwestern China's Gobi desert on July 26, 2020.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today

Dedicated to the 93rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army--The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today, 2020

Rocket launchers fire at mock targets Rocket launchers fire at mock targets

Long-range multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army fire rockets simultaneously at mock targets during a round-the-clock live-fire operation in northwestern China’s Gobi desert on July 15, 2020.

Assault guns spit fires at elevation of 4,500 meters
Artillerymen apply camouflage nets to wheeled assault guns
Naval bombers taxi out for flight missions
Vehicle-mounted equipment prepares for live-fire test in plateau
Military trucks drive through slope obstacles
Fighter bombers soar in sky
Attack helicopters ready to lift off
Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert
The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today
Rocket launchers fire at mock targets
China on Friday sharply criticized a reported plan by the US to sell military drones to the island of Taiwan, saying that the move seriously undermines China's sovereignty and security interests. Mainland experts noted that the potential sale is more of a political stun that has little military value.
In the current political climate impacted by a global pandemic, it is irresponsible of the United States to stir up the so-called new Cold War, Cuban analyst Eduardo Regalado told Xinhua.
China urges U.S. to stop arms sales to Taiwan
China urges the United States to stop arms sales to and military ties with Taiwan to avoid further harming China-U.S. relations and cross-Strait peace and stability, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.
China urges U.S. consulate general to stop smearing national security law in Hong Kong
The Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Friday urged the U.S. consulate general in Hong Kong to stop smearing the national security law in Hong Kong.
Chinese FM lodges solemn representation with BBC over false reports on Xinjiang
BBC on Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are filled with false and farfetched information that has been deliberately pieced together and filled with subjective assumption, said a statement Chinese Foreign Ministry posted on Friday.
PLA to conduct live-fire exercises in waters near Zhoushan Islands
The Chinese PLA is going to conduct series of maritime live-fire training exercises in waters of Zhoushan Islands, East China's Zhejiang Province, respectively in Huang Dayang area from August 11st to 13rd, and in northern waters of the Daishan waterway from August 16th to 17th.
PLA's upgraded Type 052D destroyer makes training debut in E.China Sea amid tensions in Taiwan Straits
Amid rising tensions across the Taiwan Straits with the US military's increasingly frequent operations in the region, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy recently held drills in the East China Sea, with the latest, more powerful, anti-stealth aircraft-capable version of the Type 052D destroyer making its first public appearance, according to military reports over the weekend.
Beijing offers additional health care for parents of compulsory soldiers
Beijing Veterans Affairs Bureau recently announced that parents of compulsory service members who have been recruited by the military from Beijing could enjoy a preferential insurance plan, which would be included in the permanent program for the preferential treatment to service members.
Chinese peacekeepers to provide medical aid to Beirut after deadly explosions
The medical unit of the Chinese peacekeeping forces to Lebanon said it will provide medical aid to Beirut following the deadly explosions at the port of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers to Sudan awarded UN Peace Medal
A total of 225 members of the 15th Chinese peacekeeping engineering contingent to Darfur was awarded the UN Peace Medals of Honor and was commended by the UN and the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on July 30, 2020.
205 Chinese peacekeepers depart for Lebanon
A total of 205 Chinese peacekeepers Tuesday left Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, for Lebanon on a one-year United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Chinese peacekeepers donate medicines, medical equipment to Lebanon
The medical unit of Chinese peacekeeping forces, working with the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL), donated medical equipment and medicines to the Lebanese Red Cross center in Hasbaya, southern Lebanon.
More foreign merchant vessels seek escort from PLA Navy
Recently, the 35th Chinese naval escort taskforce escorted four foreign merchant vessels to a predetermined sea area, successfully completing its 1317th convoy mission.
Escort taskforce organizes cross-day-and-night helicopter flight training
Recently, the 35th escort taskforce of the Chinese PLA Navy organized ship-borne helicopters to conduct the cross-day-and-night flight training over the waters off Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden.
China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
The 35th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on Tuesday left the port city of Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce escorts eight Chinese fishing boats
The guided-missile frigate Weifang of the 33rd Chinese naval escort taskforce under the PLA Navy successfully escorted eight fishing boats of to the designated sea area in waters west of the Gulf of Aden at 4 p.m. on January 6.
Flood relief missions demonstrate strong PLA logistic support capability
Severe floods have occurred in southern China since July, especially in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, and the Chinese military has actively participated in the flood prevention and relief work in areas where they are stationed.
Chinese armed forces rush to flood control after fight against epidemic: Spokesperson
PLA and armed police troops with a total of 725,000 person-time have participated in battling floods in southern China as of July 28 since the flood season this year, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) at a regular press conference in Beijing on July 30.
96,400 sets of clothing supplies delivered to flood-fighting troops
96,400 sets of clothing supplies were delivered to the anti-flood frontline on the afternoon of July 21.
Air force missile brigade gets zero non-combat attrition rate in days of flood fight
Troops of a ground-based missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command have been fighting the flood in south China for nearly half a month. Up to now, no service members got ill and the non-combat attrition rate is zero, in spite of the troops' long time flood-fighting efforts in high temperature and high humidity.
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.
Anti-terrorism efforts effectively protect human rights in Xinjiang
A sequence of counterterrorism efforts necessitated by the situation in Xinjiang have proven effective in protecting people's rights to life, health and development, and maintaining the region's peace and stability.
PLA soldier honored with first-class merit citation for rescuing four people in water
The PLA 72nd Group Army hosted a grand ceremony to confer a first-class merit citation for Corporal Wang Liang, who is assigned to a brigade under the group army.
Destiny carries soldier back to flood front line
Born in 1992, Jiang experienced a wild moment in 1998, when a flood hit his hometown in rural Zongyang county, Anhui. The violent floods were among the worst on record in southern China.

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Int'l Media on China

Foreign media say Beijing's containment of COVID-19 resurgence boosts morale in anti-pandemic fight
After reporting zero new COVID-19 case for 14 consecutive days by Sunday, Beijing has lowered its emergency response to the pandemic from level II to III from Monday -- a move that foreign media said will boost morale in the country's anti-COVID-19 battle.

Int'l Militaries on China

Chinese military remains a staunch force for world peace
August 1, 2020 marks the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). The past 93 years have witnessed glorious achievements made by the PLA under the strong leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Afghanistan's lingering quagmire, has the Trump formula worked?
Afghanistan continues to descend into chaos, with the most recent jailbreak resulting in 24 security forces dying at the hands of ISIL militants on Monday.
Transatlantic ties in worse shape as two sides go through discords, mistrust
Washington has unveiled its plan this week to withdraw 11,900 troops out of Germany, as part of a sweeping troop re-organization that has brought condemnation from both parties in the U.S. Congress, as well as from European allies.