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Marines in skydiving training Marines in skydiving training

Troops assigned to a brigade of the PLA Navy Marine Corps are boarding a Z-8 transport helicopter in a high-altitude parachuting training exercise at a military training range in south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 18, 2017.

PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium

Visitors walk in front of PLA Navy supply ship Gaoyouhu at Port of Antwerp, Belgium, Sept. 17, 2017. China's 26th convoy fleet to gulf of Aden and Somali waters arrived here on Sept. 14 for a five-day friendly visit, marking the first time for a Chinese navy formation to visit Belgium.

Chinese naval fleet arrives in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017 Chinese naval fleet arrives in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017

A four-vessel Chinese naval fleet arrives at a naval port in Russia's Vladivostok on Sept. 18, 2017. The second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea - 2017 military exercise is scheduled to be held in Vladivostok from September 18 to 26, 2017.

Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training

Pilots assigned to an army aviation brigade of the PLA Army's 80th Combined Corps hover their attack helicopters before leaving for missions during a night flight training exercise on September 15, 2017.

Reconnaissance drone launched in Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise Reconnaissance drone launched in Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise

Soldiers attached to a PLA army unit mount an UAV onto its launching catapult for a reconnaissance flight during the Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise at a military training range in northwest China on Sept. 16, 2017.

China marks 86th anniversary of China marks 86th anniversary of "September 18 Incident"

People attend a ceremony to mark the 86th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident" at the September 18 Incident History Museum in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2017.

Chinese naval fleet for Joint Sea - 2017 exercise enters Sea of Japan Chinese naval fleet for Joint Sea - 2017 exercise enters Sea of Japan

The guided-missile frigate Daqing navigates in waters of the Japan Sea on September 16, 2017. A four-vessel Chinese naval fleet is en route to Russia's Vladivostok to take part in the second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea - 2017 military exercise.

Soldiers evacuate simulated wounded in realistic training Soldiers evacuate simulated wounded in realistic training

A Type-63 Tracked Armored Vehicle attached to a brigade of the PLA 77th Group Army wades through a mud puddle during a tactical driving skills training exercise on September 13, 2017.

J-10B fighters execute flight training J-10B fighters execute flight training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lowers the canopy on a J-10B fighter jet prior to a round-the-clock flight training exercise on September 11, 2017.

Army brigade launches exercise with towed howitzer systems Army brigade launches exercise with towed howitzer systems

Towed howitzer systems attached to an army brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army fire a salvo of 122mm shells at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise on September 13, 2017.

Marines in skydiving training
PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium
Chinese naval fleet arrives in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017
Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training
Reconnaissance drone launched in Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise
China marks 86th anniversary of
Chinese naval fleet for Joint Sea - 2017 exercise enters Sea of Japan
Soldiers evacuate simulated wounded in realistic training
J-10B fighters execute flight training
Army brigade launches exercise with towed howitzer systems
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Marines in skydiving training Marines in skydiving training

Troops assigned to a brigade of the PLA Navy Marine Corps are boarding a Z-8 transport helicopter in a high-altitude parachuting training exercise at a military training range in south China's Guangdong Province, Sept. 18, 2017.

PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium

Visitors walk in front of PLA Navy supply ship Gaoyouhu at Port of Antwerp, Belgium, Sept. 17, 2017. China's 26th convoy fleet to gulf of Aden and Somali waters arrived here on Sept. 14 for a five-day friendly visit, marking the first time for a Chinese navy formation to visit Belgium.

Chinese naval fleet arrives in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017 Chinese naval fleet arrives in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017

A four-vessel Chinese naval fleet arrives at a naval port in Russia's Vladivostok on Sept. 18, 2017. The second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea - 2017 military exercise is scheduled to be held in Vladivostok from September 18 to 26, 2017.

Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training

Pilots assigned to an army aviation brigade of the PLA Army's 80th Combined Corps hover their attack helicopters before leaving for missions during a night flight training exercise on September 15, 2017.

Reconnaissance drone launched in Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise Reconnaissance drone launched in Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise

Soldiers attached to a PLA army unit mount an UAV onto its launching catapult for a reconnaissance flight during the Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise at a military training range in northwest China on Sept. 16, 2017.

China marks 86th anniversary of China marks 86th anniversary of "September 18 Incident"

People attend a ceremony to mark the 86th anniversary of the "September 18 Incident" at the September 18 Incident History Museum in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, Sept. 18, 2017.

Chinese naval fleet for Joint Sea - 2017 exercise enters Sea of Japan Chinese naval fleet for Joint Sea - 2017 exercise enters Sea of Japan

The guided-missile frigate Daqing navigates in waters of the Japan Sea on September 16, 2017. A four-vessel Chinese naval fleet is en route to Russia's Vladivostok to take part in the second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea - 2017 military exercise.

Soldiers evacuate simulated wounded in realistic training Soldiers evacuate simulated wounded in realistic training

A Type-63 Tracked Armored Vehicle attached to a brigade of the PLA 77th Group Army wades through a mud puddle during a tactical driving skills training exercise on September 13, 2017.

J-10B fighters execute flight training J-10B fighters execute flight training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lowers the canopy on a J-10B fighter jet prior to a round-the-clock flight training exercise on September 11, 2017.

Army brigade launches exercise with towed howitzer systems Army brigade launches exercise with towed howitzer systems

Towed howitzer systems attached to an army brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army fire a salvo of 122mm shells at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise on September 13, 2017.

Marines in skydiving training
PLA Navy frigates introduced to visitors at Port of Antwerp, Belgium
Chinese naval fleet arrives in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017
Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training
Reconnaissance drone launched in Firepower-2017 Qingtongxia exercise
China marks 86th anniversary of
Chinese naval fleet for Joint Sea - 2017 exercise enters Sea of Japan
Soldiers evacuate simulated wounded in realistic training
J-10B fighters execute flight training
Army brigade launches exercise with towed howitzer systems
China's fifth-generation stealth fighters J-20 and J-31 will be capable of mobilizing the drones for battle by serving as their control platforms, Xu Yongling, a retired PLA chief test pilot, said at a recent defense seminar.
How should the United States deal with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea?
Six-party talks
China said Tuesday that the six-party talks are still an efficient platform to address the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
China tells Japan not to defame UNESCO heritage application regarding comfort women
Japan should act correctly towards an application for records of comfort women to be listed as UNESCO heritage, instead of threatening not to pay its UNESCO membership fees, a Chinese spokesperson said Monday.
China opposes DPRK's missile launch: FM spokesperson
China on Friday said it opposes ballistic missile launches by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) against UN Security Council resolutions.
Major General Shao Yuanming, deputy chief of the Joint Staff Department of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), met here with co-chair Rep. Rick Larsen and Rep. Darin LaHood of the US-China Working Group of the US House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon.
2nd stage of Joint Sea-2017 naval drill enters coastal phase
The joint command headquarters of the China-Russia Joint Sea-2017 exercise assigned combat tasks to the naval task groups of both sides on Sept. 19, the coastal phase of the second stage of the joint exercise taking place in Vladivostok.
China to launch more BeiDou-3 satellites in 2017
More BeiDou-3 satellites will be launched in November 2017, according to a senior designer of the satellite navigation system.
China's helicopter industry on a steady rise
Taking the theme of "innovative integration, coordinated development," the 4th China Helicopter Expo ended on September 17, 2017, showcasing the great ambition of China's fast-emerging civil aviation industry.
118 Chinese peacekeepers return home from Congo(K)
The first 118-member echelon of the 20th Chinese peacekeeping force to Congo (K)returned to China on September 14 after completing their peacekeeping tasks in the central African country.
21st Chinese peacekeeping force sets off for Congo(K)
The first 100-member echelon of the 21st Chinese peacekeeping force to the Democratic Republic of Congo set off for their one-year peacekeeping mission in Congo (Kinshasa) from Lanzhou, capital city of northwest China's Gansu Province, on September 12, 2017.
Chinese peacekeepers build largest tent-roof depot for MINUSMA
The 5th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Mali successfully completed construction of the central materials storehouse of the United Nations MINUSMA on September 6, local time.
Chinese, French peacekeepers exchange mine-sweeping experience
The 16th Chinese peacekeeping multifunctional engineer detachment to Lebanon exchanged mine-sweeping experience with their French peers at the training ground of the UNIFIL on September 1, 2017.
27th Chinese naval escort taskforce sets sail from S. China's Sanya
The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce on Tuesday set sail from a naval port in Sanya, South China's Hainan province, embarking on the voyage to the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somali coast for escort missions.
25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns to China
The 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce returned to a naval port of the Chinese (PLA) Navy in Zhanjiang of South China's Guangdong province on the morning of July 12, 2017, after completing its escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia coast.
PLA Navy embodies China's responsibility in escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Since 2008, Chinese PLA Navy has dispatched 26 escort taskforces, involving 83 vessels and 22,000 soldiers, to carry out escort missions at the Gulf of Aden and in waters off the Somali coast.
Chinese navy establishes
The destroyer Hefei and frigate Yuncheng of the Chinese PLA Navy received replenishment of fuel and fresh water from the supply ship Gaoyouhu of the 26th Chinese naval escort taskforce in the Gulf of Aden days ago.
Chinese PLA helps Sierra Leone build infectious disease surveillance system
The system was built under the assistance of the Chinese PLA military medical experts to Sierra Leone, its smooth operation marks that success has been achieved in the initial stage of the construction of infectious disease surveillance network in Sierra Leone by China.
Macao govt denies PLA misconduct rumors in wake of Typhoon Hato
The government of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Saturday denied a rumor that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison beat local citizens and robbed stores as the troops were mobilized to provide disaster relief.
Chinese troops in Macao to help with disaster relief
The central government has given the permission for the People's Liberation Army Macao Garrison to help with disaster relief in Macao, an official statement said Friday.
China military medical team treats more than 70 disaster-affected people in Sierra Leone
The Medical Aid Team of Chinese PLA to Sierra Leone has treated more than 70 people affected by the deadly mudslide and flooding that struck the West African nation's capital Freetown on Aug. 14.
China's armed police hold anti-terror exercise in Xinjiang
China's armed police on Tuesday completed an anti-terror exercise in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill wraps up in Belarus
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill, which was jointly held for the first time by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Internal Ministry, wrapped up at a training center of the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry on July 18.
China, Belarus launch United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill
The United Shield-2017 joint anti-terrorism drill jointly held by the Chinese People's APF and the Internal Troops of the Belarusian Interior Ministry started in Minsk, capital of Belarus, on July 11, 2017.
Cooperation aids anti-terrorism efforts
Stopping suspected terrorists from crossing borders illegally and smuggling firearms must be prioritized as regional anti-terrorism cooperation continues to intensify, according to China's most senior border control official.
Grassroots delegate: A soldier from the PLA Rocket Force
Zhu Hongjun, an operator of the Rocket Force, is one of the 253 delegates elected from the PLA to take part in the upcoming 19th CPC National Congress. Serving the army for 17 years, Zhu has won numerous honors and titles, such as the first class sergeant of the army, top 10 squad head of the Rocket Force and top 10 excellent sergeant of the rocket force.
Australian army lauds
The Australian Army has heralded the "courage" of Chinese soldiers, after a six-day trilateral training mission that also included the United States wrapped up in Cairns, Australia.

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Int'l Media on China

Second stage of Russian-Chinese naval exercise to involve 11 ships, 2 submarines
Russia and China will deploy 11 ships and two submarines to take part in the second stage of their joint naval exercise, Maritime Cooperation-2017, a Pacific Fleet spokesman said on Sunday.

Int'l Militaries on China

Defence Hosts Senior Chinese Military Delegation
This week Defence hosted General Wei Liang, Political Commissar, Southern Theatre Command from the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on a recent goodwill visit to Australia.
More troops to Afghanistan cannot get America out of dilemma
There is no doubt that the increase of troops by the Trump government may curb the spread of extremist organizations, but it is useless for pushing the peace process in Afghanistan.
Five strategic benefits of Russia's military operations in Syria
The Russian defense ministry released news on September 8 that Russian military forces in Syria recently destroyed a command station of the extremist organization Islamic State(IS) and killed four important leaders including its "defense minister".