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ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) move forward in formation during a realistic training exercise on March 20, 2017.

Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head

A Type 726 Yuyi class LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy makes its way to the beach-head during a landing exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea on March 21, 2017.

JH-7 fighter bombers fire rocket shells JH-7 fighter bombers fire rocket shells

A pilot sits in his JH-7 fighter bomber during a live-fire training exercise in China’s Hebei Province on March 19, 2017.

Defense chiefs of China, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo Defense chiefs of China, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo

The visiting Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (L) holds talks with Sri Lanka’s State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, on March 20, 2017, local time.

Airmen prepare JH-7 fighter bombers for flight training Airmen prepare JH-7 fighter bombers for flight training

Two pilots prepare to board their JH-7 fighter bomber during a routine flight training exercise on March 16, 2017.

Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming

Team members help an expert to wear a 25-kilogram bomb suit at a bomb disposal drill in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 20, 2017.

Destroyer Shenyang fires torpedo in Yellow Sea Destroyer Shenyang fires torpedo in Yellow Sea

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer Shenyang (Hull 115) drop a floating target overboard in preparation for a live-fire exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the Yellow Sea.

President of Sri Lanka meets with Chinese defense chief President of Sri Lanka meets with Chinese defense chief

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (R) meets with Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (L) in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, on March 20, 2017, local time. Gen. Chang, who is also China's state councilor, is in Sri Lanka for visit upon invitation of the Defense Ministry of Sri Lanka.

PLA Honor Guards to take part in Pakistan Day parade PLA Honor Guards to take part in Pakistan Day parade

The People's Liberation Army Honor Guards take part in a rehearsal for the annual Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad, on March 19, 2017.

Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in mountain forest Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in mountain forest

Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in the mountain forest during a driving skills training exercise in southeast China’s Fujian Pronvince on March 18, 2017.

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest
Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head
JH-7 fighter bombers fire rocket shells
Defense chiefs of China, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo
Airmen prepare JH-7 fighter bombers for flight training
Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming
Destroyer Shenyang fires torpedo in Yellow Sea
President of Sri Lanka meets with Chinese defense chief
PLA Honor Guards to take part in Pakistan Day parade
Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in mountain forest
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ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) move forward in formation during a realistic training exercise on March 20, 2017.

Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head

A Type 726 Yuyi class LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy makes its way to the beach-head during a landing exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea on March 21, 2017.

JH-7 fighter bombers fire rocket shells JH-7 fighter bombers fire rocket shells

A pilot sits in his JH-7 fighter bomber during a live-fire training exercise in China’s Hebei Province on March 19, 2017.

Defense chiefs of China, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo Defense chiefs of China, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo

The visiting Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (L) holds talks with Sri Lanka’s State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, on March 20, 2017, local time.

Airmen prepare JH-7 fighter bombers for flight training Airmen prepare JH-7 fighter bombers for flight training

Two pilots prepare to board their JH-7 fighter bomber during a routine flight training exercise on March 16, 2017.

Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming

Team members help an expert to wear a 25-kilogram bomb suit at a bomb disposal drill in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, March 20, 2017.

Destroyer Shenyang fires torpedo in Yellow Sea Destroyer Shenyang fires torpedo in Yellow Sea

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer Shenyang (Hull 115) drop a floating target overboard in preparation for a live-fire exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the Yellow Sea.

President of Sri Lanka meets with Chinese defense chief President of Sri Lanka meets with Chinese defense chief

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena (R) meets with Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan (L) in Colombo, capital of Sri Lanka, on March 20, 2017, local time. Gen. Chang, who is also China's state councilor, is in Sri Lanka for visit upon invitation of the Defense Ministry of Sri Lanka.

PLA Honor Guards to take part in Pakistan Day parade PLA Honor Guards to take part in Pakistan Day parade

The People's Liberation Army Honor Guards take part in a rehearsal for the annual Pakistan Day parade in Islamabad, on March 19, 2017.

Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in mountain forest Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in mountain forest

Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in the mountain forest during a driving skills training exercise in southeast China’s Fujian Pronvince on March 18, 2017.

ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicles rumble in mountain forest
Air cushioned landing craft makes its way to beach-head
JH-7 fighter bombers fire rocket shells
Defense chiefs of China, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo
Airmen prepare JH-7 fighter bombers for flight training
Bomb disposal drill held in SW China's Kunming
Destroyer Shenyang fires torpedo in Yellow Sea
President of Sri Lanka meets with Chinese defense chief
PLA Honor Guards to take part in Pakistan Day parade
Type-96 main battle tanks rumble in mountain forest
The tensions between China and Japan are largely the result of the US strategy of differentiating China-Japan relations. The US is always reluctant to see an intimate China-Japan relationship.
The DPRK announced on March 19 that they had conducted a successful ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine the previous day.
China on high alert for Japan's military move
China said on Thursday it is on high alert for Japan's true intentions as the Japanese helicopter-carrier destroyer Kaga went into service on Wednesday.
China, U.S. agree on principle of no conflict, mutual respect
China and the United States reached consensus on developing ties in the spirit of no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation during U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Beijing trip, said a Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wednesday.
China says won't attend a nuclear ban treaty negotiation
China's Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday that the country will not attend the negotiation on ban on nuclear weapons, which will be held on March 27th in New York. But the spokesperson of the ministry also addressed that China's stand on completely banning and destroying nuclear weapons is clear and consistent.
Chinese navy conducts training exercise in Western Pacific Ocean
A number of Chinese naval aviation aircrafts, including bombers, fighter jets and screening aircrafts, flew over the Miyako Strait to take part in a confrontation training exercise on Thursday at a sea area of the West Pacific Ocean with a ship flotilla of the PLA Navy.
China’s first military-civilian semi-submersible vessel brought into use
China’s first 50,000-ton military-civilian dual-use semi-submersible vessel was brought into service in Qidong City, China's Jiangsu Province, on March 14, local time.
ROK returns 28 remains of CPV troops to China
The ROK's Ministry of Defense said on Monday that the ROK will return the remains of 28 CPV soldiers killed in the Korean War (1950-1953) to China, reported the Yonhap News Agency.
Chinese peacekeepers join in plane crash rescue in S. Sudan
The rapid reaction capability the Chinese peacekeeping engineers demonstrated in the rescue operation was impressive, said the new head of UNMISS David Shearer.
UN peacekeeping chief inspects Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion in S. Sudan
The Chinese peacekeeping forces have made outstanding contributions to the peace process in South Sudan, said the head of UN peacekeeping operations on March 20.
Chinese peacekeepers help rescue people in South Sudan plane crash
The airport is near the location of Chinese peacekeepers at Wau. After the accident, the Chinese peacekeepers hurried to the spot to help rescue people and put out the fire with water trucks.
Chinese peacekeepers depart for Liberia
A total of 140 Chinese peacekeeping police officers departed Beijing for a year-long mission to Liberia on Friday, according the Ministry of Public Security.
24th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns home
The 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to its homeport Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province on Wednesday morning.
Chinese naval escort ship arrives at Djibouti for replenishment
The guided-missile frigate Hengyang of the 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at Djibouti Port on January 12, 2017, for a five-day replenishment.
Chinese naval escort taskforces complete mission handover
The 24th and 25th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a mission handover ceremony in west waters of Gulf of Aden on the morning of January 2, 2017, local time.
Chinese Navy finishes 1,000 escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Thursday marked the eighth anniversary of the launch of the Chinese Navy's escortmission at the Gulf of Aden, the body of water to the north of Somalia in the Horn of Africa,an area of frequent pirate activity.
Second China-UK joint nationals evacuation tabletop exercise held in London
The second China-UK Joint Noncombatant Evacuation Operations Tabletop Exercise kicked off in London on March 8, according to a news report on the official website of China's Ministry of National Defense.
Navy ship rescues fishermen stranded in South China Sea
Eight fisherman from Hainan Province have been rescued with the help of Chinese navy after their fishing boat grounded in waters near the Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea.
PLA frigates search for fishing boat crew in East China Sea
China's People's Liberation Army Navy on Friday sent frigates to search for the crew of a wrecked fishing boat in the East China Sea, according to navy sources.
Troops and reservists rush to earthquake relief in Yunnan
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 7:11 p.m. on Feb. 8. The PLA troops and militiamen rushed to the affected area for rescue soon after the earthquake.
China's Xinjiang resolutely fights terrorism as risks remain: officials
Senior officials from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday said the region has maintained a high-pressure crackdown to ensure stability as destabilizing factors remain.
Air forces join Xinjiang counter-terror drills
Air and land forces staged joint counter-terrorism drills on Monday around the TianshanMountains in Northwest China's XinjiangUyghur Autonomous Region.
Armed police tests anti-terror capabilities in elite skills contest
The first “Pinnacle” professional skills competition involving special service units of the Chinese People's Armed Police Force was unveiled at a training base in Beijing on Sunday.
China, Pakistan hold joint anti-terrorism training
The "Friendship-2016" joint anti-terrorism training of the Chinese and Pakistani armies was held at Pakistani national anti-terrorism training center on October 18.
Premier Zhou Enlai's hidden boxing talent
A Hong Kong comic series Jun Dao Sha Quan, or Military Boxing, once drew Premier Zhou Enlai as a martial arts master. It sounds far-fetched, but Zhou really did learn Xingyi boxing, a traditional Chinese form of internal boxing from boxing master Han Muxia.
Canine combatants set to be let off the leash
About 1,000 dogs are currently serving in China's military forces, and, in accordance with a directive on army dogs issued by the PLA in 2015, they are regarded as special soldiers and official members of combat units.

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Int'l Media on China

Expert refutes hype of China's
Reuters reported on March 14 that latest satellite images shows that China has started fresh construction work in South China Sea, sending a signal that Beijing is continuing to strengthen its military reach across the vital trade waterway.

Int'l Militaries on China

Pakistan military to ensure security for economic corridor
The Pakistani military will provide whatever support is required to ensure the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a Pakistani officer said on Tuesday.
Japan to send largest warship to S.China Sea: report
Japan reportedly plans to send its largest warship through the South China Sea, a move that Chinese experts said would demonstrate Japan's determination to interfere in the maritime disputes.
PLA Daily: Why does Ghost Fleet strike a chord with the Pentagon?
From the perspective of maintaining peace and well-being of the people of the world, we sincerely hope that it is only a novel. But we cannot be more vigilant against this Cold War mindset that does everything possible to find the enemy and set the enemy up.