Artillerymen train in Gobi desert after long-distance maneuver from south Artillerymen train in Gobi desert after long-distance maneuver from south

Soldiers assigned to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army march forward quickly to their positions in high morale spirits after a long-distance maneuver from South China to northwestern Gobi desert for a realistic field training exercise in June, 2020.

Self-propelled howitzers fire against remote targets Self-propelled howitzers fire against remote targets

Wheeled self-propelled howitzers attached to an artillery detachment of a brigade under the PLA Army maneuver in formation to a designated battle position during a live-fire training exercise on July 7, 2020.

Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, Jiangxi Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, Jiangxi

Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020.

Military truck convoy en route to training field Military truck convoy en route to training field

A convoy of military trucks carrying weapons and equipment attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army is en route to a designate training field in severe weather condition during a maneuver operation in northwest China’s Gobi desert on July 6, 2020.

Armored vehicles engage mock enemy targets Armored vehicles engage mock enemy targets

Armored vehicles including MBTs and IFVs attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army move forward in coordinated combat groups toward mock enemies’ positions during a realistic training exercise in northwest China's Gobi desert on July 8, 2020.

Dongfeng Mengshi off-road vehicles maneuver in Gobi desert Dongfeng Mengshi off-road vehicles maneuver in Gobi desert

A convoy of Dongfeng Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles attached to a brigade of the PLA Air Force airborne troops is en route to a designated training field through the Gobi desert for a comprehensive tactical training exercise lately.

Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi fight against flood Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi fight against flood

Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 9, 2020. Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi have been fighting against the flood overnight.

Maritime realistic training held in China's Yellow Sea Maritime realistic training held in China's Yellow Sea

A rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) approaches the multi-role training ship Shichang (Hull 82) for a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) operation during a realistic maritime training exercise in waters of China’s Yellow Sea in June, 2020.

Armored elements train in plateau area Armored elements train in plateau area

An armored vehicle attached to an air-defense battalion of a brigade under the PLA Xizang Military Command attacks mock enemy during a recent live-fire training exercise in plateau area.

Artillery troops conduct combined exercise in hinterland of Kunlun mountains Artillery troops conduct combined exercise in hinterland of Kunlun mountains

A tracked armored missile launching vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army launches anti-tank missile at a simulated target during a combined live-fire training exercise at the hinterland of the Kunlun Mountains in late June, 2020.

Artillerymen train in Gobi desert after long-distance maneuver from south
Self-propelled howitzers fire against remote targets
Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, Jiangxi
Military truck convoy en route to training field
Armored vehicles engage mock enemy targets
Dongfeng Mengshi off-road vehicles maneuver in Gobi desert
Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi fight against flood
Maritime realistic training held in China's Yellow Sea
Armored elements train in plateau area
Artillery troops conduct combined exercise in hinterland of Kunlun mountains
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Artillerymen train in Gobi desert after long-distance maneuver from south Artillerymen train in Gobi desert after long-distance maneuver from south

Soldiers assigned to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army march forward quickly to their positions in high morale spirits after a long-distance maneuver from South China to northwestern Gobi desert for a realistic field training exercise in June, 2020.

Self-propelled howitzers fire against remote targets Self-propelled howitzers fire against remote targets

Wheeled self-propelled howitzers attached to an artillery detachment of a brigade under the PLA Army maneuver in formation to a designated battle position during a live-fire training exercise on July 7, 2020.

Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, Jiangxi Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, Jiangxi

Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 12, 2020.

Military truck convoy en route to training field Military truck convoy en route to training field

A convoy of military trucks carrying weapons and equipment attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army is en route to a designate training field in severe weather condition during a maneuver operation in northwest China’s Gobi desert on July 6, 2020.

Armored vehicles engage mock enemy targets Armored vehicles engage mock enemy targets

Armored vehicles including MBTs and IFVs attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army move forward in coordinated combat groups toward mock enemies’ positions during a realistic training exercise in northwest China's Gobi desert on July 8, 2020.

Dongfeng Mengshi off-road vehicles maneuver in Gobi desert Dongfeng Mengshi off-road vehicles maneuver in Gobi desert

A convoy of Dongfeng Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles attached to a brigade of the PLA Air Force airborne troops is en route to a designated training field through the Gobi desert for a comprehensive tactical training exercise lately.

Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi fight against flood Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi fight against flood

Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 9, 2020. Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi have been fighting against the flood overnight.

Maritime realistic training held in China's Yellow Sea Maritime realistic training held in China's Yellow Sea

A rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) approaches the multi-role training ship Shichang (Hull 82) for a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) operation during a realistic maritime training exercise in waters of China’s Yellow Sea in June, 2020.

Armored elements train in plateau area Armored elements train in plateau area

An armored vehicle attached to an air-defense battalion of a brigade under the PLA Xizang Military Command attacks mock enemy during a recent live-fire training exercise in plateau area.

Artillery troops conduct combined exercise in hinterland of Kunlun mountains Artillery troops conduct combined exercise in hinterland of Kunlun mountains

A tracked armored missile launching vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army launches anti-tank missile at a simulated target during a combined live-fire training exercise at the hinterland of the Kunlun Mountains in late June, 2020.

Artillerymen train in Gobi desert after long-distance maneuver from south
Self-propelled howitzers fire against remote targets
Armed policemen move sand bags for dyke reinforcement in Poyang County, Jiangxi
Military truck convoy en route to training field
Armored vehicles engage mock enemy targets
Dongfeng Mengshi off-road vehicles maneuver in Gobi desert
Armed police officers and soldiers in Jiangxi fight against flood
Maritime realistic training held in China's Yellow Sea
Armored elements train in plateau area
Artillery troops conduct combined exercise in hinterland of Kunlun mountains
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U.S. accusation on South China Sea issue
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China reiterates firm support for Iran nuclear deal: FM spokesperson
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Tuesday delivered remarks on the Iranian nuclear issue, reiterating China's firm support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
China to US: Stop disrupting sea region
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PLA's upgraded Type 052D destroyer makes training debut in E.China Sea amid tensions in Taiwan Straits
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PLA medical experts honored with Lao army friendship crosses
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China's peacekeeping helicopter in Sudan replaces two blades and one engine
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Chinese peacekeepers complete camp cleanup tasks for UNAMID in Sudan's Darfur
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Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon awarded UN medal
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China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
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Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce escorts eight Chinese fishing boats
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Missions completed, 32nd Chinese naval escort taskforce returns home
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Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce starts 2nd round of in-port replenishment
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Chinese military sends additional 2,600 medical personnel to Wuhan
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Int'l Media on China

China and America Can Compete and Coexist
If the gravest challenge of the 21st century is finding ways that China and the United States can coexist competitively, the real danger is that an unexpected incident might trigger a conflict that neither side has anticipated or could possibly control.

Int'l Militaries on China

China looks to increase defence ties with South Africa
A long-time commercial partner with numerous African countries, the People's Republic of China is looking to improve its defence ties on the continent, with particular emphasis on cooperating with South Africa on defence technologies.
Ten-year space program reveals Japan's ambitions
The new plan places more emphasis on the military-oriented use of the space, increases contents such as joint R&D of low-orbit small satellites with the US, and aims to establish a sound space monitoring system to closely watch the space movements of its neighboring countries.
China joining Arms Trade Treaty helps maintain international arms control system
This significant step manifests China's important role as a stabilizer of the international system and order, as well as its firm resolve to support multilateral arms control mechanisms and safeguard international and regional peace and stability.