Vehicle-mounted howitzers conduct live-fire training in plateau area Vehicle-mounted howitzers conduct live-fire training in plateau area

Artillerymen assigned to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army operate vehicle-mounted howitzers to fire 122mm shells at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise in plateau area on June 28, 2020.

Driving skills training in Gobi desert Driving skills training in Gobi desert

A main battle tank attached to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army rumbles through a mound of dust in speed during the individual race of a driving skills training exercise in northwest China's Gobi desert on June 28, 2020.

Infantry fighting vehicle gets ready to spit fires Infantry fighting vehicle gets ready to spit fires

An infantry fighting vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army parks at the firing point and gets ready to spit fires during a 6-day round-the-clock field live-fire training exercise from June 15, 2020.

Fighter jets get ready for penetration flight Fighter jets get ready for penetration flight

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxies to its parking spot after a sortie as other fighter jets sit abreast with each other prior to a recent penetration flight training exercise.

Rocket Force soldiers erect ballistic missiles at night Rocket Force soldiers erect ballistic missiles at night

Truck-mounted ballistic missile attached to a brigade under the PLA Rocket Force is erected during a recent realistic training exercise at night without scenario planning.

Transport helicopters fly in plateau area Transport helicopters fly in plateau area

A Z-8 transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army raises a cloud of dust as it hovers at an ultra-low altitude during a penetration flight training exercise on June 22, 2020.

Missile launching vehicle in live-fire test Missile launching vehicle in live-fire test

A missile launching vehicle attached to an air-defense battalion of a combined arms brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army launches a surface-to-air missile at a simulated aerial target during a whole-process live-fire test on June 21, 2020.

Thorough inspections before night flight Thorough inspections before night flight

Ground crews assigned to an aviation regiment under the PLA Air Force perform thorough inspections on a fighter jet in the aircraft hangar prior to a night flight mission on June 22, 2020.

Armored elements en route to training field Armored elements en route to training field

Armored elements including MBTs attached to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble through dirt roads in formation to a designated field at the foot of the Helan Mountains in the west of China in mid-June, 2020.

Tanks rumble through dirt roads Tanks rumble through dirt roads

Main battle tanks (MBTs) attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble though dirt roads in formation during a long-distance maneuver on June 18, 2020.

Vehicle-mounted howitzers conduct live-fire training in plateau area
Driving skills training in Gobi desert
Infantry fighting vehicle gets ready to spit fires
Fighter jets get ready for penetration flight
Rocket Force soldiers erect ballistic missiles at night
Transport helicopters fly in plateau area
Missile launching vehicle in live-fire test
Thorough inspections before night flight
Armored elements en route to training field
Tanks rumble through dirt roads
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Vehicle-mounted howitzers conduct live-fire training in plateau area Vehicle-mounted howitzers conduct live-fire training in plateau area

Artillerymen assigned to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army operate vehicle-mounted howitzers to fire 122mm shells at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise in plateau area on June 28, 2020.

Driving skills training in Gobi desert Driving skills training in Gobi desert

A main battle tank attached to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army rumbles through a mound of dust in speed during the individual race of a driving skills training exercise in northwest China's Gobi desert on June 28, 2020.

Infantry fighting vehicle gets ready to spit fires Infantry fighting vehicle gets ready to spit fires

An infantry fighting vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army parks at the firing point and gets ready to spit fires during a 6-day round-the-clock field live-fire training exercise from June 15, 2020.

Fighter jets get ready for penetration flight Fighter jets get ready for penetration flight

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxies to its parking spot after a sortie as other fighter jets sit abreast with each other prior to a recent penetration flight training exercise.

Rocket Force soldiers erect ballistic missiles at night Rocket Force soldiers erect ballistic missiles at night

Truck-mounted ballistic missile attached to a brigade under the PLA Rocket Force is erected during a recent realistic training exercise at night without scenario planning.

Transport helicopters fly in plateau area Transport helicopters fly in plateau area

A Z-8 transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army raises a cloud of dust as it hovers at an ultra-low altitude during a penetration flight training exercise on June 22, 2020.

Missile launching vehicle in live-fire test Missile launching vehicle in live-fire test

A missile launching vehicle attached to an air-defense battalion of a combined arms brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army launches a surface-to-air missile at a simulated aerial target during a whole-process live-fire test on June 21, 2020.

Thorough inspections before night flight Thorough inspections before night flight

Ground crews assigned to an aviation regiment under the PLA Air Force perform thorough inspections on a fighter jet in the aircraft hangar prior to a night flight mission on June 22, 2020.

Armored elements en route to training field Armored elements en route to training field

Armored elements including MBTs attached to a combined arms brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble through dirt roads in formation to a designated field at the foot of the Helan Mountains in the west of China in mid-June, 2020.

Tanks rumble through dirt roads Tanks rumble through dirt roads

Main battle tanks (MBTs) attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble though dirt roads in formation during a long-distance maneuver on June 18, 2020.

Vehicle-mounted howitzers conduct live-fire training in plateau area
Driving skills training in Gobi desert
Infantry fighting vehicle gets ready to spit fires
Fighter jets get ready for penetration flight
Rocket Force soldiers erect ballistic missiles at night
Transport helicopters fly in plateau area
Missile launching vehicle in live-fire test
Thorough inspections before night flight
Armored elements en route to training field
Tanks rumble through dirt roads
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Beijing: South China Sea drills 'within sovereignty and reasonable'
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PLA garrison in Hong Kong says to firmly support implementation of national security law in HKSAR
The Hong Kong Garrison of the Chinese PLA said on Wednesday it firmly supports the promulgation and implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the HKSAR.
China to optimize reserve forces structure for future combat need: spokesperson
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PLA to conduct military exercises in waters off Xisha Islands
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PLA medical experts honored with Lao army friendship crosses
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China's peacekeeping helicopter in Sudan replaces two blades and one engine
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Chinese peacekeepers complete camp cleanup tasks for UNAMID in Sudan's Darfur
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Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon awarded UN medal
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China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
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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.
Missions completed, 32nd Chinese naval escort taskforce returns home
The 32nd Chinese naval escort taskforce consisting of the guided missile destroyer Xi'an, the missile frigate Anyang and the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu attached to the PLA Navy returned to its homeport in Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province on the morning of October 29.
Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce starts 2nd round of in-port replenishment
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Over 1,400 military personnel battle forest fire in China's Xichang
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Chinese military sends additional 2,600 medical personnel to Wuhan
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PLA dispatches helicopters to deliver medical supplies in coronavirus-hit Wuhan
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PLA logistics force swings into action to boost flow of medical supplies
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Clip shows determination, confidence in anti-terrorism in Xinjiang
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China, India stage counter-terrorist drills
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Anti-terrorism efforts effectively protect human rights in Xinjiang
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Int'l Media on China

China and America Can Compete and Coexist
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Int'l Militaries on China

China looks to increase defence ties with South Africa
A long-time commercial partner with numerous African countries, the People's Republic of China is looking to improve its defence ties on the continent, with particular emphasis on cooperating with South Africa on defence technologies.
Why US deploys multiple carrier strike groups in Western Pacific?
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