The Field Training Exercise of ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus Experts' Working Group on Counter-Terrorism is held in Guilin, China from November 9 to 22.
As someone squeezed between China and America, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has manipulated a delicate balancing act between the two great powers. More recently, ASEAN held the first joint military drill with the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea (SCS), indicating the rising maritime security cooperation between ASEAN and the U.S.
The US and ASEAN are holding a five-day joint maritime drill in waters east of Bangkok, Thailand. ASEAN is an important area for the US global strategic deployment.But ASEAN has become more objective and rational in foreign strategy and plays its unique role more efficiently.
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe on Sunday hailed the China-ASEAN joint military exercise as a milestone event that will showcase the resolve and determination of China and ASEAN to safeguard regional peace and stability.
A joint anti-terrorism actual-troop drill of member countries of ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM+) kicked off in Guilin, southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on November 13.
A group of servicemen from the Eastern Military District, including special forces, arrived in the People's Republic of China to prepare for participation in the international anti-terrorism exercise of ASEAN countries and their dialogue partners.
The Royal Thai Navy training centre hosted a joint command post exercise with representatives of the multinational command post with officers from the Eastern Military District. The exercise was held in preparation for the practical phase of ASEAN international counter-terrorist exercise of countries and dialogue partners, which will be held in China.
The Field Training Exercise of ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus Experts’ Working Group on Counter-Terrorism is held in Guilin, China from November 13 to 22. As the largest land-based counter-terrorism exercise held by ADMM-PLUS EWG since in 2011, it aims to facilitate exchanges and cooperation among the ASEAN member states and dialogue countries to enhance their capability to respond to the regional terrorist threats. More than 800 personnel, 10 aircraft and over 60 armoured vehicles are involved in the exercise.