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J-11 fighter jets fly under low temperature J-11 fighter jets fly under low temperature

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command flies over a mountain range during a flight training exercise under low temperature after snowfall on February 22, 2017.

Destroyer Yichang conducts live ammunition training Destroyer Yichang conducts live ammunition training

The guided-missile frigate Yichang attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its main-gun during a live ammunition training exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the Yellow Sea from February 22 to 23, 2017.

Defense Ministry's regular press conference on Feb.23 Defense Ministry's regular press conference on Feb.23

Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on Feb. 23, 2017.

Marines execute anti-terrorism training in eastern Indian Ocean Marines execute anti-terrorism training in eastern Indian Ocean

Marines assigned to a far-sea training taskforce with the South China Sea Fleetsight in on targets and search for suspects aboard the comprehensive supply ship Luomahu during anti-terrorism and anti-hijack training in eastern Indian Ocean on February 20, 2017.

PLA Navy commissions new oceangoing training ship PLA Navy commissions new oceangoing training ship

This picture taken on Feb 21, 2017 shows the PLA Navy's new training ship Qi Jiguang berthing in a naval port in Dalian in northeast China's Liaoning province.

Minesweepers steam in South China Sea Minesweepers steam in South China Sea

Sailors aboard a minesweeper assigned to a maritime garrison command of the South China Sea Fleet lower a minesweeping float during a realistic training exercise in the waters of the South China Sea on February 16, 2017.

10 landing ships conduct training in South China Sea 10 landing ships conduct training in South China Sea

The amphibious dock landing ship Kunlunshan steams in formation with multi-type landing ships from a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy during a maritime training exercise involving 10 landing ships at an undisclosed sea area in mid- February, 2017.

PLA starts test and trial of PLA starts test and trial of "dog tags"

The ID tag integrates the functions of military support cards, e-casualty cards and identification for military personnel. It will be a crucial possession for the Chinese military service members both in peacetime and wartime.

Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection

An eight-member UN equipment inspection team came to the camp of the 20th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment at the “Chinese peninsula” in Bukavu city of Congo (K), Feb. 15, local time.

In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments

Two female special operations soldiers make thumbs-up gestures after landing on the drop zone as their teammates descend to the ground during parachute training.

J-11 fighter jets fly under low temperature
Destroyer Yichang conducts live ammunition training
Defense Ministry's regular press conference on Feb.23
Marines execute anti-terrorism training in eastern Indian Ocean
PLA Navy commissions new oceangoing training ship
Minesweepers steam in South China Sea
10 landing ships conduct training in South China Sea
PLA starts test and trial of
Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection
In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments
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J-11 fighter jets fly under low temperature J-11 fighter jets fly under low temperature

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command flies over a mountain range during a flight training exercise under low temperature after snowfall on February 22, 2017.

Destroyer Yichang conducts live ammunition training Destroyer Yichang conducts live ammunition training

The guided-missile frigate Yichang attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its main-gun during a live ammunition training exercise at an undisclosed sea area of the Yellow Sea from February 22 to 23, 2017.

Defense Ministry's regular press conference on Feb.23 Defense Ministry's regular press conference on Feb.23

Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on Feb. 23, 2017.

Marines execute anti-terrorism training in eastern Indian Ocean Marines execute anti-terrorism training in eastern Indian Ocean

Marines assigned to a far-sea training taskforce with the South China Sea Fleetsight in on targets and search for suspects aboard the comprehensive supply ship Luomahu during anti-terrorism and anti-hijack training in eastern Indian Ocean on February 20, 2017.

PLA Navy commissions new oceangoing training ship PLA Navy commissions new oceangoing training ship

This picture taken on Feb 21, 2017 shows the PLA Navy's new training ship Qi Jiguang berthing in a naval port in Dalian in northeast China's Liaoning province.

Minesweepers steam in South China Sea Minesweepers steam in South China Sea

Sailors aboard a minesweeper assigned to a maritime garrison command of the South China Sea Fleet lower a minesweeping float during a realistic training exercise in the waters of the South China Sea on February 16, 2017.

10 landing ships conduct training in South China Sea 10 landing ships conduct training in South China Sea

The amphibious dock landing ship Kunlunshan steams in formation with multi-type landing ships from a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy during a maritime training exercise involving 10 landing ships at an undisclosed sea area in mid- February, 2017.

PLA starts test and trial of PLA starts test and trial of "dog tags"

The ID tag integrates the functions of military support cards, e-casualty cards and identification for military personnel. It will be a crucial possession for the Chinese military service members both in peacetime and wartime.

Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection

An eight-member UN equipment inspection team came to the camp of the 20th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment at the “Chinese peninsula” in Bukavu city of Congo (K), Feb. 15, local time.

In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments

Two female special operations soldiers make thumbs-up gestures after landing on the drop zone as their teammates descend to the ground during parachute training.

J-11 fighter jets fly under low temperature
Destroyer Yichang conducts live ammunition training
Defense Ministry's regular press conference on Feb.23
Marines execute anti-terrorism training in eastern Indian Ocean
PLA Navy commissions new oceangoing training ship
Minesweepers steam in South China Sea
10 landing ships conduct training in South China Sea
PLA starts test and trial of
Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection
In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments
"The fact that western countries call China's Type 055 destroyer a cruiser indicates that they are looking at China's military development with colored glasses and magnifying the function and role of China's equipment," expert said.
The truth is that only Washington can give Pyongyang the security guarantee it wants, and playing the sanction card or deepening the US-ROK military cooperation will not end the seesaw game.
China strongly opposes ROK's deployment of THAAD
China's military on Thursday voiced strong objections to the ROK's deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system, the THAAD.
Peaceful development of cross-Strait relations is the fundamental guarantee of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, while "Taiwan independence" secessionist forces and their activities are the biggest threat, a Chinese mainland spokesperson said Wednesday.
China urges U.S. to contribute to peace in South China Sea
China said on Tuesday that it hoped the United States would do what is good to the peace and stability in the South China Sea as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrolling the region.
China to host six competitions of IAG 2017
China will host six competitions of the IAG 2017, according to a representative of Chinese PLA at the preparatory meeting of the IAG, reported Sputnik news on February 21.
China-made laser air defense system exhibited in Middle East
The 13th biennial International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) kicked off at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the capital city of United Arab Emirates on February 19, 2017, local time.
Chinese companies join Abu Dhabi Int'l Defense Exhibition
Eight Chinese companies are taking part in the 13rd Abu Dhabi International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2017)in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) kicking off on Feb 19, 2017.
Chinese peacekeeping detachment to Congo (K) passes UN equipment inspection
An eight-member UN equipment inspection team came to the camp of the 20th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment at the “Chinese peninsula” in Bukavu city of Congo (K), Feb. 15, local time.
Chinese peacekeeping hospital aids local school in S. Sudan
The Chinese peacekeeping hospital in South Sudan (Wau) set up assisting relationship days ago with a local health school to help train students from the school.
Chinese peacekeeping medical team evacuates wounded of terrorist attack in Mali
Six military doctors sent by the 4th Chinese peacekeeping medical detachment to Mali took a UN military helicopter on Feb. 4, 2017 to Ménaka to rescue 7 wounded people, who were victims of a terrorist attack.
Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion in S. Sudan passes equipment inspection
The 3rd Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to Southern Sudan passed the equipment inspection organized by the UNMISS with a readiness rate of 100 percent on February 1, 2017.
Chinese naval escort ship arrives at Djibouti for replenishment
The guided-missile frigate Hengyang of the 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at Djibouti Port on January 12, 2017, for a five-day replenishment.
Chinese naval escort taskforces complete mission handover
The 24th and 25th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a mission handover ceremony in west waters of Gulf of Aden on the morning of January 2, 2017, local time.
Chinese Navy finishes 1,000 escort missions at Gulf of Aden
Thursday marked the eighth anniversary of the launch of the Chinese Navy's escortmission at the Gulf of Aden, the body of water to the north of Somalia in the Horn of Africa,an area of frequent pirate activity.
China sends escort fleet to Gulf of Aden
A Chinese navy fleet left a port in Zhanjiang in southern China's Guangdong Province for an escort mission in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday.
PLA frigates search for fishing boat crew in East China Sea
China's People's Liberation Army Navy on Friday sent frigates to search for the crew of a wrecked fishing boat in the East China Sea, according to navy sources.
Troops and reservists rush to earthquake relief in Yunnan
A magnitude 4.9 earthquake hit Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province at 7:11 p.m. on Feb. 8. The PLA troops and militiamen rushed to the affected area for rescue soon after the earthquake.
Cambodian-Chinese joint drill concludes successfully
A nine-day Cambodian-Chinese military exercise on humanitarian rescue and disaster relief came to an end successfully on Friday, both sides said.
China, Cambodia begin joint drill on humanitarian disaster relief
The "Golden Dragon 2016" joint drill featuring humanitarian rescue and disaster relief exercise between China and Cambodia kicked off in Kampong Speu Province of Cambodia on December 18,2016.
Armed police tests anti-terror capabilities in elite skills contest
The first “Pinnacle” professional skills competition involving special service units of the Chinese People's Armed Police Force was unveiled at a training base in Beijing on Sunday.
China, Pakistan hold joint anti-terrorism training
The "Friendship-2016" joint anti-terrorism training of the Chinese and Pakistani armies was held at Pakistani national anti-terrorism training center on October 18.
Xiangshan Forum to tackle security, anti-terror issues
Protecting Asia-Pacific security, improving global governance and fighting terrorism are expected to top the agenda at this year's Xiangshan Forum, which begins in Beijing on Tuesday.
China, India hold first anti-terror dialogue
China and India on Tuesday held their first dialogue on anti-terrorism and security.
Canine combatants set to be let off the leash
About 1,000 dogs are currently serving in China's military forces, and, in accordance with a directive on army dogs issued by the PLA in 2015, they are regarded as special soldiers and official members of combat units.
Feature: Brave minesweepers bring Laoshan's
In June of 2015, over 400 soldiers were selected from the former PLA Chengdu Military Area Command to form a minesweeping troop and dispatched to Laoshan to dispose landmines and enclose the minefields permanently.

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Int'l Media on China

China-made laser air defense system exhibited in Middle East
The 13th biennial International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) kicked off at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the capital city of United Arab Emirates on February 19, 2017, local time.

Int'l Militaries on China

Chinese Navy Ships Visit San Diego
PLA Navy ships, Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR 889), arrived in San Diego as part of a routine port visit, Dec. 6-9.
Aero India 2017 shows new changes in Indian defense market
The latest Aero India indicates that while introducing advanced technologies from overseas, native Indian enterprises have also stepped up technological innovation and demonstrated military products with high PPR to foreign users
Tough U.S. demands for burden-sharing dominate NATO talks
NATO Defense Ministers ended their two-day talks in Brussels on Thursday whose agenda was dominated by discussions about increasing defense spending.