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HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles flare the sky HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles flare the sky

The picture shows the HQ-9 air defense missile systems attached to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command during a live-fire training exercise in mid-April, 2018.

JL-8 jet trainers fire aircraft guns JL-8 jet trainers fire aircraft guns

A JL-8 jet trainer attached to a brigade under the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy fires its aircraft gun at simulated ground targets during a live-fire training course on April 20, 2018.

WZ-10 attack helicopters receive maintenance WZ-10 attack helicopters receive maintenance

A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army receive phase maintenance on April 24, 2018.

Ship-borne fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier Liaoning Ship-borne fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier Liaoning

Sailors participate in a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk-down on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16) of the Chinese PLA Navy prior to flight operations in western Pacific.

Helicopters receive power-on inspections Helicopters receive power-on inspections

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army conduct phase maintenance on multi-type attack helicopters during a routine maintenance operation on April 23, 2018.

Amphibious IFVs fire HJ-73A anti-tank missile Amphibious IFVs fire HJ-73A anti-tank missile

A ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) fires its HJ-73A anti-tank missile at simulated targets while moving forward during a tactical live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed area in mid-April.

Aircraft carrier Liaoning battle group conducts exercise in west Pacific Aircraft carrier Liaoning battle group conducts exercise in west Pacific

Ship-borne fighter jets sit on the parking area on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16).

Helicopters lift off at night Helicopters lift off at night

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army conduct pre-flight inspection on a WZ-10 attack helicopter prior to a night flight training exercise on April 18, 2018.

Frigate Rizhao fires rocket-propelled depth charges in Yellow Sea Frigate Rizhao fires rocket-propelled depth charges in Yellow Sea

The comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull 960) provides alongside replenishment-at-sea for the guided-missile frigate Rizhao (Hull 598) during a maritime training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from April 17 to 20, 2018.

Phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters Phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army conduct phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters in front of hangers during a routine maintenance operation on April 17, 2018.

HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles flare the sky
JL-8 jet trainers fire aircraft guns
WZ-10 attack helicopters receive maintenance
Ship-borne fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier Liaoning
Helicopters receive power-on inspections
Amphibious IFVs fire HJ-73A anti-tank missile
Aircraft carrier Liaoning battle group conducts exercise in west Pacific
Helicopters lift off at night
Frigate Rizhao fires rocket-propelled depth charges in Yellow Sea
Phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters
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HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles flare the sky HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles flare the sky

The picture shows the HQ-9 air defense missile systems attached to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command during a live-fire training exercise in mid-April, 2018.

JL-8 jet trainers fire aircraft guns JL-8 jet trainers fire aircraft guns

A JL-8 jet trainer attached to a brigade under the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy fires its aircraft gun at simulated ground targets during a live-fire training course on April 20, 2018.

WZ-10 attack helicopters receive maintenance WZ-10 attack helicopters receive maintenance

A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army receive phase maintenance on April 24, 2018.

Ship-borne fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier Liaoning Ship-borne fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier Liaoning

Sailors participate in a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk-down on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16) of the Chinese PLA Navy prior to flight operations in western Pacific.

Helicopters receive power-on inspections Helicopters receive power-on inspections

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army conduct phase maintenance on multi-type attack helicopters during a routine maintenance operation on April 23, 2018.

Amphibious IFVs fire HJ-73A anti-tank missile Amphibious IFVs fire HJ-73A anti-tank missile

A ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) fires its HJ-73A anti-tank missile at simulated targets while moving forward during a tactical live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed area in mid-April.

Aircraft carrier Liaoning battle group conducts exercise in west Pacific Aircraft carrier Liaoning battle group conducts exercise in west Pacific

Ship-borne fighter jets sit on the parking area on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16).

Helicopters lift off at night Helicopters lift off at night

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army conduct pre-flight inspection on a WZ-10 attack helicopter prior to a night flight training exercise on April 18, 2018.

Frigate Rizhao fires rocket-propelled depth charges in Yellow Sea Frigate Rizhao fires rocket-propelled depth charges in Yellow Sea

The comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull 960) provides alongside replenishment-at-sea for the guided-missile frigate Rizhao (Hull 598) during a maritime training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from April 17 to 20, 2018.

Phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters Phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army conduct phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters in front of hangers during a routine maintenance operation on April 17, 2018.

HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles flare the sky
JL-8 jet trainers fire aircraft guns
WZ-10 attack helicopters receive maintenance
Ship-borne fighter jets take off from aircraft carrier Liaoning
Helicopters receive power-on inspections
Amphibious IFVs fire HJ-73A anti-tank missile
Aircraft carrier Liaoning battle group conducts exercise in west Pacific
Helicopters lift off at night
Frigate Rizhao fires rocket-propelled depth charges in Yellow Sea
Phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters
The just-concluded PLA military exercises have shown China's determination and capability. They warn external forces and Taiwan separatists that crossing China's red line comes at a real price.
Beijing will continue regular military drills around Taiwan to pressure and deter the island as the island itself is set to conduct its own massive military exercises.
China welcomes DPRK's decision to discontinue nuclear, ICBM tests
China on Saturday welcomed the decision made by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to discontinue nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launches.
Defense Ministry: China has professional encounter with Australian warships in S. China Sea
The recent Australian media report that Australian warships were "challenged" by the Chinese military in South China Sea in early April did not accord with the facts, said China's MND in a written statement on Friday.
China supports possible peace treaty between DPRK, ROK
China on Thursday voiced support for a possible peace treaty between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) at an early date.
The 15th Defense Ministers' Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States was held in Beijing on Tuesday. Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe presided over the meeting and delivered a keynote speech.
Chinese aircraft carrier formation stages cross-region exercises
A Chinese naval flotilla headed by the aircraft carrier Liaoning conducted Sunday confrontation drills in a water of the East China Sea with shore-based warplanes and submarines of the PLA Navy.
Chinese military drone maker eyes civilian market
One of China's leading drone makers is developing unarmed versions of its military drones in order to enter an expected larger civilian market, China Daily reported Thursday.
Chinese peacekeeping medical team promotes refugee medical assistance in S. Sudan
The 8th Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment to S. Sudan (Wau) has been engaged in consultations in the past few days with the Sector West Headquarters of the UNMISS.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers to Congo (K) receive special awards
Lieutenant General Derrick Mbuyiselo Mgwebi, Force Commander of the MONUSCO, honored the 21st Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Congo (K) with special awards at the closing ceremony marking the successful completion of a major bridge restoration on Apr. 16, 2018.
China to send 395 peacekeepers to Mali
China will dispatch 395 peacekeepers in May to Mali for one year on a UN mission.
Chinese peacekeeping helicopters complete transport of Pakistani peacekeeping engineers
China's first peacekeeping helicopter detachment to Sudan (Darfur) successfully completed air transportation of the Pakistani peacekeeping engineers in an troop rotation operation on April 15.
PLA fleet continues escort missions in Gulf of Aden, Somalia
Another fleet of the Chinese PLA ships out on Thursday to continue its escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.
China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
The 29th fleet from Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has left east China's port city Zhoushan for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somali to escort civilian ships.
27th Chinese naval escort taskforce returns to China
The 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce has returned to China after completing merchant ships escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia and a port visits to three north African nations.
Chinese naval escort taskforce escorts merchant ship Jinda
The comprehensive supply ship Taihu (Hull 889) attached to the 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce successfully escorted the merchant ship "Jinda" to the designated sea area on March 6, local time.
Chinese navy rescues 2 crew members from sinking Mongolian ship
A vessel of the Chinese PLA Navy rescued two drowning crew members from a sinking Mongolian cargo ship in waters off Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang Province around midnight Sunday.
PLA Hong Kong Garrison participates in maritime search-and-rescue drill
The Chinese PLA Hong Kong Garrison sent a frigate and a helicopter to participate in the air crash search-and-rescue drill at sea held on Dec. 12.
The "Cooperation Spirit 2017" joint HADR tabletop exercise concluded in Nanjing on Dec 8, with all participants saying that the exercise has achieved remarkable results and expected goals.
China-US military exercise to enhance rescues
US and Chinese soldiers not only exchanged rescue methods but also commands during a joint exercise on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
China, Russia conclude joint counter-terror exercises
Chinese and Russian forces concluded their joint counter-terror exercises Wednesday at a training base near Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China.
Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in
The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Dec. 2, 2017 in a military training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
China, Russia hold joint anti-terrorism training
The "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard kicked off on Saturday in a training base near Yinchuan, capital city of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Chinese, Russian armed police hold joint anti-terrorism training
Chinese armed police and Russian national guard on Saturday began a joint anti-terrorism drill near Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Tech-savvy woman praised as a military innovator
The Central Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army has established a reliable and efficient joint combat information system, thanks in large part to the work of Senior Colonel Yin Lu and her colleagues.
Patriot Gains
China’s monthly box office reached over 10 billion yuan (US$15.8b) in February – a record not just for Chinese cinema history, but a global record for a monthly single market taking.

CMC

Int'l Militaries on China

UNIFIL Force Commander praises the work done by Chinese de-mining team
UNIFIL Force Commander praised the work done by UNIFIL's core de-mining teams from Cambodia and China. "I wish to publicly acknowledge their professionalism and courage as they set about this work," he said.
Moon-Kim summit to discuss denuclearization, peace process of Korean peninsula
With two days left for the historic third summit between the DPRK and South Korea on Friday, more eyes are put on the border village of Panmunjom.
It's the US' turn to show sincerity to peninsula process
North Korea has promised to suspend its nuclear and missile tests, with experts saying the US needs to show sincerity to safeguard the positive progress on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, and the UN Security Council should start rethinking its sanctions on North Korea.