Type 96A main battle tanks move at mountainous area Type 96A main battle tanks move at mountainous area

Type 96A main battle tanks attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army move forward in formation during training at an undisclosed mountainous area in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on June 23, 2018.

China Int'l Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies held in Chongqing China Int'l Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies held in Chongqing

The 9th China International Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies kicked off Thursday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, drawing more than 200 delegations from China and abroad.

Chinese frigate Binzhou starts five-day visit to Poland Chinese frigate Binzhou starts five-day visit to Poland

The guided-missile frigate Binzhou (Hull 515) of the 29th Chinese naval escort taskforce sails into Gdynia port of Northern Poland on June 22 and started a five-day friendly visit to Poland.

Self-propelled howitzer system fires 122mm shells Self-propelled howitzer system fires 122mm shells

A self-propelled howitzer system spits fire as it sends 122mm shells down range during a tactical live-fire training exercise in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on June 19, 2018.

Rocket launcher system fires at mock targets Rocket launcher system fires at mock targets

A vehicle-mounted 122mm rocket launcher system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76h Group Army fires at mock targets during a field live-fire training exercise on June 20, 2018.

Z-8 transport helicopters fly during training exercise Z-8 transport helicopters fly during training exercise

Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army ambush in the prone position with their rifles after disembarking from Z-8 transport helicopters during a realistic training exercise on June 18, 2018.

J-11 fighter jets taxi before takeoff J-11 fighter jets taxi before takeoff

J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi in formation on the runway before takeoff for a flight training exercise on June 15, 2018.

Self-propelled howitzer systems fire in live-fire operation Self-propelled howitzer systems fire in live-fire operation

A self-propelled howitzer system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire operation on June 15, 2018.

Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets

A vehicle-mounted 122mm rocket launcher system attached to a red army brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise on June 15, 2018.

J-11 fighter jets soar over sky J-11 fighter jets soar over sky

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxi out of their hangars in preparation for a flight training exercise on June 15, 2018.

Type 96A main battle tanks move at mountainous area
China Int'l Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies held in Chongqing
Chinese frigate Binzhou starts five-day visit to Poland
Self-propelled howitzer system fires 122mm shells
Rocket launcher system fires at mock targets
Z-8 transport helicopters fly during training exercise
J-11 fighter jets taxi before takeoff
Self-propelled howitzer systems fire in live-fire operation
Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets
J-11 fighter jets soar over sky
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Type 96A main battle tanks move at mountainous area Type 96A main battle tanks move at mountainous area

Type 96A main battle tanks attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army move forward in formation during training at an undisclosed mountainous area in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on June 23, 2018.

China Int'l Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies held in Chongqing China Int'l Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies held in Chongqing

The 9th China International Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies kicked off Thursday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, drawing more than 200 delegations from China and abroad.

Chinese frigate Binzhou starts five-day visit to Poland Chinese frigate Binzhou starts five-day visit to Poland

The guided-missile frigate Binzhou (Hull 515) of the 29th Chinese naval escort taskforce sails into Gdynia port of Northern Poland on June 22 and started a five-day friendly visit to Poland.

Self-propelled howitzer system fires 122mm shells Self-propelled howitzer system fires 122mm shells

A self-propelled howitzer system spits fire as it sends 122mm shells down range during a tactical live-fire training exercise in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on June 19, 2018.

Rocket launcher system fires at mock targets Rocket launcher system fires at mock targets

A vehicle-mounted 122mm rocket launcher system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76h Group Army fires at mock targets during a field live-fire training exercise on June 20, 2018.

Z-8 transport helicopters fly during training exercise Z-8 transport helicopters fly during training exercise

Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army ambush in the prone position with their rifles after disembarking from Z-8 transport helicopters during a realistic training exercise on June 18, 2018.

J-11 fighter jets taxi before takeoff J-11 fighter jets taxi before takeoff

J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi in formation on the runway before takeoff for a flight training exercise on June 15, 2018.

Self-propelled howitzer systems fire in live-fire operation Self-propelled howitzer systems fire in live-fire operation

A self-propelled howitzer system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire operation on June 15, 2018.

Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets

A vehicle-mounted 122mm rocket launcher system attached to a red army brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise on June 15, 2018.

J-11 fighter jets soar over sky J-11 fighter jets soar over sky

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxi out of their hangars in preparation for a flight training exercise on June 15, 2018.

Type 96A main battle tanks move at mountainous area
China Int'l Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies held in Chongqing
Chinese frigate Binzhou starts five-day visit to Poland
Self-propelled howitzer system fires 122mm shells
Rocket launcher system fires at mock targets
Z-8 transport helicopters fly during training exercise
J-11 fighter jets taxi before takeoff
Self-propelled howitzer systems fire in live-fire operation
Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets
J-11 fighter jets soar over sky
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China might soon have its third aircraft carrier, said military expert Song Zhongping, after a picture showing three aircraft carriers was made public in a news piece by CSIC on Wednesday.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis' visit
The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will visit China from June 26 to 28, Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense, said on Monday.
China, ASEAN diplomats to meet on South China Sea
China on Friday said the 15th Senior Officials' Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) will be convened on June 27 in Changsha.
Arms race in space strongly opposed
China opposes any arms race in space, a government spokesman said following United States President Donald Trump's announcement on Monday that he is directing the Pentagon to establish a "space force".
National Defense University (NDU) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) kicked off the 1st International Defense Forum at its International College of Defense Studies on Thursday.
China to extend defence cooperation with Cambodia
The Chinese military will continue its joint military exercise, dubbed Golden Dragon, with the Royal Cambodian Army next year, Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe told his Cambodian counterpart yesterday.
Overseas enterprises eye military-civil dual-purpose technology cooperation with China
The 9th China International Exhibition of Military and Civil Technologies kicked off Thursday in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, drawing more than 200 delegations from China and abroad.
Chinese peacekeeping guard detachment passes MINUSMA assessment
The guard detachment of the 6th Chinese peacekeeping force to Mali passed the operational capability assessment of the MINUSMA with high scores on June 19.
Int'l peacekeeping exercise Khaan Quest 2018 begins in Mongolia
An annual multinational peacekeeping exercise, code-named Khaan Quest 2018, kicked off at Five Hills Training Area near the Mongolian capital on Thursday.
Chinese peacekeepers conduct demining operations along Blue Line
Peacekeepers of the 17th Chinese multifunctional engineer peacekeeping detachment to Lebanon came to a minefield close to the Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon on Monday to conduct their first demining operation.
Chinese troops head to Mongolia for
Thirty-five Chinese troops to participate in the "Khaan Quest-2018" joint peacekeeping exercise arrived in Mongolia on June 11.
Ten-year escort operations in Gulf of Aden reflect rise of Chinese Navy
The initial aim of China to participate in escort missions was to gain blue water experience. However, keeping with changes, the Chinese naval escort taskforces have now become the vanguard to protect China’s interests overseas.
Chinese naval escort ship arrives at Oman for replenishment
The guided-missile frigate Xuzhou (Hull 530) of the 29th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the Port of Salalah Port on June 16 for a five-day in-port rest and replenishment.
28th Chinese naval escort taskforce ends friendly visit to Cameroon
The 28th escort taskforce of the Chinese PLA Navy left the Douala Port on June 14 after a three-day friendly visit to Cameroon.
28th Chinese naval escort taskforce visits Cameroon
The 28th escort taskforce of the Chinese PLA Navy arrived at Douala Port, Cameroon on Monday, local time, for a three-day friendly visit. This is the second leg of its outgoing visit voyages.
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 issues new counterterrorism guideline
China's counter-terrorism-related ministries jointly issued a guideline on legal procedures and penalty standards for terrorist crimes, which experts predict will deter offenders.
China's anti-drone laser weapon could aid counter-terrorism
China showcased an anti-drone laser weapon at an exhibition, as experts said on Tuesday that the weapon could empower counter-terrorism efforts.
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.
Ten-year escort operations in Gulf of Aden reflect rise of Chinese Navy
The initial aim of China to participate in escort missions was to gain blue water experience. However, keeping with changes, the Chinese naval escort taskforces have now become the vanguard to protect China’s interests overseas.
Observation of 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue:
The Asia-Pacific region will only be relatively stable when the China-U.S. relation is relatively stable. China advocates no conflict, no confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation with the United States.

CMC

Int'l Media on China

Exhibition to solidify military ties between Cambodia and China
Defence Minister Tea Banh and Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe yesterday launched an exhibition highlighting military cooperation between the countries on Koh Pich in Phnom Penh.

Int'l Militaries on China

NATO and China resume military staff to staff talks
After a three year pause NATO and China have reconvened military to military staff talks. The 5th iteration of the staff talks were held on 5th of June, in the New NATO HQ in Brussels.
US move to suspend military drills with South Korea a calculated move
US President Donald Trump announced on June 12 that he intended to end US military drills with South Korea, calling them "inappropriate" and "provocative." He also said he wants "at some point" to withdraw US troops currently stationed in South Korea.
If the US stops war games on peninsula, what’s next?
Although suspension of joint military drills is under discussion, reducing US forces or withdrawing them entirely remains rather unrealistic. For China, some critical question however emerges: once the "war games" on the Korean Peninsula eventually cease, will it vanish, or might it go somewhere else?