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Marines in live-fire training Marines in live-fire training

A ZBD-05 amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) attached to a brigade of the PLA Navy Marine Corps moves forward into the sea during a live-fire training exercise in mid-August, 2017.

Destroyer flotilla performs ship-to-shore fires Destroyer flotilla performs ship-to-shore fires

The guided-missile frigate Handan attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its rocket-propelled depth charges at simulated sea targets during the live-fire training at an undisclosed sea area on August 15, 2017.

Su-30 fighter jets make tandem landing Su-30 fighter jets make tandem landing

A Su-30 fighter jet attached to an aviation regiment with the PLA air force takes off from a military airfield for a sortie during the flight training in central China's Hebei Province in early August, 2017.

Type 96 MBTs provide cover for helicopters Type 96 MBTs provide cover for helicopters

Multi-type helicopters attached to an army brigade with the PLA 79th Group Army fly under the cover of smoke shells deployed by Type 96 main battle tanks (MBT) during a realistic training exercise on August 17, 2017.

Artillerymen get rocket launcher systems ready for training Artillerymen get rocket launcher systems ready for training

PHL-03 300mm rocket launcher systems attached to an army brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army are ready to launch during a live-fire training exercise on August 16, 2017.

Destroyer flotilla completes training in South China Sea Destroyer flotilla completes training in South China Sea

Missile frigate Huangshan (Hull 570) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its close-in weapons system at simulated sea targets during the live-fire training in waters of the South China Sea in mid-August.

Attack helicopters fly over East China Sea Attack helicopters fly over East China Sea

A group of Z-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command fly over the East China Sea at an extremely-low altitude during the flight training on August 16, 2017.

Chinese president meets top U.S. general Chinese president meets top U.S. general

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with visiting Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 17, 2017.

Soldiers navigate combat rubber raiding craft in littoral craft operations Soldiers navigate combat rubber raiding craft in littoral craft operations

Soldiers assigned to an army brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command navigate a combat rubber raiding craft towards the beach-head during the littoral craft operations at an undisclosed sea area on August 13, 2017.

PLA chief of Joint Staff meets with US counterpart PLA chief of Joint Staff meets with US counterpart

Gen. Fang Fenghui (R), member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and chief of the Joint Staff Department under the CMC, meets with Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Beijing on the afternoon of August 15, 2017.

Marines in live-fire training
Destroyer flotilla performs ship-to-shore fires
Su-30 fighter jets make tandem landing
Type 96 MBTs provide cover for helicopters
Artillerymen get rocket launcher systems ready for training
Destroyer flotilla completes training in South China Sea
Attack helicopters fly over East China Sea
Chinese president meets top U.S. general
Soldiers navigate combat rubber raiding craft in littoral craft operations
PLA chief of Joint Staff meets with US counterpart
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Marines in live-fire training Marines in live-fire training

A ZBD-05 amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) attached to a brigade of the PLA Navy Marine Corps moves forward into the sea during a live-fire training exercise in mid-August, 2017.

Destroyer flotilla performs ship-to-shore fires Destroyer flotilla performs ship-to-shore fires

The guided-missile frigate Handan attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its rocket-propelled depth charges at simulated sea targets during the live-fire training at an undisclosed sea area on August 15, 2017.

Su-30 fighter jets make tandem landing Su-30 fighter jets make tandem landing

A Su-30 fighter jet attached to an aviation regiment with the PLA air force takes off from a military airfield for a sortie during the flight training in central China's Hebei Province in early August, 2017.

Type 96 MBTs provide cover for helicopters Type 96 MBTs provide cover for helicopters

Multi-type helicopters attached to an army brigade with the PLA 79th Group Army fly under the cover of smoke shells deployed by Type 96 main battle tanks (MBT) during a realistic training exercise on August 17, 2017.

Artillerymen get rocket launcher systems ready for training Artillerymen get rocket launcher systems ready for training

PHL-03 300mm rocket launcher systems attached to an army brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army are ready to launch during a live-fire training exercise on August 16, 2017.

Destroyer flotilla completes training in South China Sea Destroyer flotilla completes training in South China Sea

Missile frigate Huangshan (Hull 570) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its close-in weapons system at simulated sea targets during the live-fire training in waters of the South China Sea in mid-August.

Attack helicopters fly over East China Sea Attack helicopters fly over East China Sea

A group of Z-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command fly over the East China Sea at an extremely-low altitude during the flight training on August 16, 2017.

Chinese president meets top U.S. general Chinese president meets top U.S. general

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with visiting Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Aug. 17, 2017.

Soldiers navigate combat rubber raiding craft in littoral craft operations Soldiers navigate combat rubber raiding craft in littoral craft operations

Soldiers assigned to an army brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command navigate a combat rubber raiding craft towards the beach-head during the littoral craft operations at an undisclosed sea area on August 13, 2017.

PLA chief of Joint Staff meets with US counterpart PLA chief of Joint Staff meets with US counterpart

Gen. Fang Fenghui (R), member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC) and chief of the Joint Staff Department under the CMC, meets with Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Beijing on the afternoon of August 15, 2017.

Marines in live-fire training
Destroyer flotilla performs ship-to-shore fires
Su-30 fighter jets make tandem landing
Type 96 MBTs provide cover for helicopters
Artillerymen get rocket launcher systems ready for training
Destroyer flotilla completes training in South China Sea
Attack helicopters fly over East China Sea
Chinese president meets top U.S. general
Soldiers navigate combat rubber raiding craft in littoral craft operations
PLA chief of Joint Staff meets with US counterpart
A fruitful visit by the top U.S. military officer to China bodes well for closer bilateral military ties, which would play a constructive role in managing security crises and safeguarding stability and peace around the world.
The US itself should be ready to make more compromise as a superpower if it is genuine in the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Chinese troops injured by Indian border troops' fierce action
Some Chinese troops suffered injuries from Indian troops' fierce action in the western part of the border area, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Monday.
U.S., Japan military cooperation should not harm third party's interests
Military cooperation between the United States and Japan must not harm any third party's interests or regional peace and stability, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Monday.
China urges Japanese ambassador to India to be discreet on Doklam standoff
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday that the Japanese ambassador to India should not wag his tongue too freely on the standoff between China and India in the Dong Lang (Doklam) area.
The Chinese military has strengthened exchange with foreign militaries in medical service area by holding joint medical exercises and taking an active part in multilateral exercises.
China's airborne troops win 11 events in Int'l Army Games
Chinese airborne troops have won first place in 11 out of 12 "Airborne Platoon" events during the International Army Games 2017, according to official results published Thursday.
Land forces display military might at arms exhibition
A large display of domestically developed arms used by Chinese land forces was presented to hundreds of foreign military officers at a shooting range in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Wednesday morning.
All troops of China's first peacekeeping helicopter detachment arrive in Sudan
The United Nations charter plane carrying 99 members of China's first peacekeeping helicopter detachment took off from Beijing Capital International Airport for Darfur's Fashir, Sudan, at around 2:00 a.m. on August 19.
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Lebanon and Israel still have deep conflicts, and peace is still far away here, but no matter how long the journey is, one will always get to the destination as long as he or she keeps going. Chinese "blue helmets" are here for peace, and they will stand resolute and firm to keep peace.
Chinese medical peacekeepers join UNIFIL medical rescue exercise
An emergency medical rescue exercise of the UNIFIL code-named “Eastern Angel Rescue” took place in an area of southern Lebanon near the borders between Lebanon and Israel on August 10.
China's first peacekeeping helicopter unit arrives in Darfur
Two copters of the China's first peacekeeping helicopter unit air transport advance team arrived safely at the EI Fasher Airport of the Darfur area in western Sudan.
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.
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.
Military carries out joint rescue and relief in quake-hit Jiuzhaigou
Rescue troops of People's Liberation Army are engaged in a race against time to search for the victims of the earthquake that struck Sichuan province's Jiuzhaigou county on Tuesday night.
Military rescue operations underway after deadly Sichuan quake
Ground and air forces from the PLA Western Theater Command are carrying out relief operations following a deadly earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday.
PLA Western Theater Command ready for rescue after deadly quake in Sichuan
The Western Theater Command of the PLA has activated an emergency response and is ready for rescue operations after a deadly earthquake hit southwest China's Sichuan Province.
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.
China's Xinjiang resolutely fights terrorism as risks remain: officials
Senior officials from northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Sunday said the region has maintained a high-pressure crackdown to ensure stability as destabilizing factors remain.
Chinese
Lebanon and Israel still have deep conflicts, and peace is still far away here, but no matter how long the journey is, one will always get to the destination as long as he or she keeps going. Chinese "blue helmets" are here for peace, and they will stand resolute and firm to keep peace.
CPC strives to better itself
As the 96-year-old CPC prepares to hold its 19th national congress later this year, the world is watching how the long-ruling party will remain vigorous in the future.

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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.
Why Japan introduces land-based Aegis?
The Abe government is hyping up the "DPRK threat" on surface, but it is actually giving itself an excuse for faster military expansion, which will only aggravate Japan's conflicts with surrounding countries, said Atsushi Koketsu, an honorary professor at Yamaguchi University.
Significance of the victory in Mosul
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Jawad Kadhim al-Abadi arrived in the liberated Mosul, the second largest city in northern Iraq, on July 9, local time, hailing the high spirit of both Iraqi forces and the Mosul people for their significant victory in driving out terrorists of the IS.