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PLA Macao Garrison opens barracks to public PLA Macao Garrison opens barracks to public

A visitor attends an open day at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) barracks in Macao, south China, April 28, 2017. The PLA Macao Garrison opened its barracks to the public on Friday.

Regular Press Conference of Ministry of National Defense on April 27 Regular Press Conference of Ministry of National Defense on April 27

Senior Colonel Yang Yujun, spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on April 27, 2017.

Zubr-class landing craft air cushion makes way to beach-head Zubr-class landing craft air cushion makes way to beach-head

A Zubr-class LCAC makes its way to the beach-head during a joint training exercise organized by a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy at an undisclosed sea area on April 20, 2017.

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonate explosive charges Explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonate explosive charges

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians prepare detonation cords during an explosive detonation operation training exercise in central China’s Hubei Province on April 26, 2017.

China turns nuclear submarine into a museum allowing tourists a glimpse into Beijing's mighty military power China turns nuclear submarine into a museum allowing tourists a glimpse into Beijing's mighty military power

A museum in China has put the country's first ever nuclear-powered submarine on display in celebration of the 68th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy.

China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier

The launching ceremony of China's second aircraft carrier was held at the Dalian Shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation(CSIC) on the morning of April 26, 2017.

Y-20 transport aircraft take off for a sortie Y-20 transport aircraft take off for a sortie

A Y-20 transport aircraft sits on the flightline prior to a flight training exercise in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on April 25, 2017.

Landing ships fire close-in weapon systems Landing ships fire close-in weapon systems

The amphibious dock landing ship Jinggangshan attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its close-in weapons system at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed sea area on April 25, 2017.

China's retired nuclear-powered submarine opens to public China's retired nuclear-powered submarine opens to public

The decommissioned "Long March-1" nuclear-powered attack submarine, pennant number 401, berths at the port of the Chinese Navy Museum in Qingdao City, east China's Shandong Province, on April 23, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Malaysian counterpart Chinese defense minister meets with Malaysian counterpart

Chang Wanquan (L), Chinese state councilor and defense minister, holds a welcome ceremony for the visiting Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (R) in Beijing, April 21, 2017.

PLA Macao Garrison opens barracks to public
Regular Press Conference of Ministry of National Defense on April 27
Zubr-class landing craft air cushion makes way to beach-head
Explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonate explosive charges
China turns nuclear submarine into a museum allowing tourists a glimpse into Beijing's mighty military power
China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier
Y-20 transport aircraft take off for a sortie
Landing ships fire close-in weapon systems
China's retired nuclear-powered submarine opens to public
Chinese defense minister meets with Malaysian counterpart
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PLA Macao Garrison opens barracks to public PLA Macao Garrison opens barracks to public

A visitor attends an open day at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) barracks in Macao, south China, April 28, 2017. The PLA Macao Garrison opened its barracks to the public on Friday.

Regular Press Conference of Ministry of National Defense on April 27 Regular Press Conference of Ministry of National Defense on April 27

Senior Colonel Yang Yujun, spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), answers reporters' questions at a regular press conference on April 27, 2017.

Zubr-class landing craft air cushion makes way to beach-head Zubr-class landing craft air cushion makes way to beach-head

A Zubr-class LCAC makes its way to the beach-head during a joint training exercise organized by a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy at an undisclosed sea area on April 20, 2017.

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonate explosive charges Explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonate explosive charges

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians prepare detonation cords during an explosive detonation operation training exercise in central China’s Hubei Province on April 26, 2017.

China turns nuclear submarine into a museum allowing tourists a glimpse into Beijing's mighty military power China turns nuclear submarine into a museum allowing tourists a glimpse into Beijing's mighty military power

A museum in China has put the country's first ever nuclear-powered submarine on display in celebration of the 68th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy.

China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier

The launching ceremony of China's second aircraft carrier was held at the Dalian Shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation(CSIC) on the morning of April 26, 2017.

Y-20 transport aircraft take off for a sortie Y-20 transport aircraft take off for a sortie

A Y-20 transport aircraft sits on the flightline prior to a flight training exercise in southwest China’s Sichuan Province on April 25, 2017.

Landing ships fire close-in weapon systems Landing ships fire close-in weapon systems

The amphibious dock landing ship Jinggangshan attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires its close-in weapons system at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed sea area on April 25, 2017.

China's retired nuclear-powered submarine opens to public China's retired nuclear-powered submarine opens to public

The decommissioned "Long March-1" nuclear-powered attack submarine, pennant number 401, berths at the port of the Chinese Navy Museum in Qingdao City, east China's Shandong Province, on April 23, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Malaysian counterpart Chinese defense minister meets with Malaysian counterpart

Chang Wanquan (L), Chinese state councilor and defense minister, holds a welcome ceremony for the visiting Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (R) in Beijing, April 21, 2017.

PLA Macao Garrison opens barracks to public
Regular Press Conference of Ministry of National Defense on April 27
Zubr-class landing craft air cushion makes way to beach-head
Explosive ordnance disposal technicians detonate explosive charges
China turns nuclear submarine into a museum allowing tourists a glimpse into Beijing's mighty military power
China launches its first home-made aircraft carrier
Y-20 transport aircraft take off for a sortie
Landing ships fire close-in weapon systems
China's retired nuclear-powered submarine opens to public
Chinese defense minister meets with Malaysian counterpart
China's exported submarines are relatively cheap but offer advanced technology, and designs for some of their features could be modified to meet customers' requirements, making them more competitive in the global market, an expert said Thursday.
China conducted the maiden flight of its dual-seat FC-1B trainer/fighter jet on Thursday morning, aiming to seize a bigger share of the global military aircraft market. Currently, Pakistan is the only confirmed user of the FC-1, with more than 80 aircraft delivered to the Pakistan Air Force, according to Pakistani media.
China voices opposition to THAAD deployment, vows military training
Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday that China resolutely opposes the deployment of the THAAD anti-missile defence system, pledging to continue real combat-oriented military training and drills to safeguard national security.
China to regroup PLA Army
The Central Military Commission has decided to reorganize the Army of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said Thursday.
China reiterates sovereignty over Diaoyu, Nansha islands
China on Wednesday reaffirmed its sovereignty over the Diaoyu Island and adjacent islets as well as the Nansha islands, saying it will firmly respond to any challenge to its sovereignty and national security.
General Chang Wanquan, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister, met with Stanislav Zas, state secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus, in Beijing on Wednesday afternoon.
Chinese fighter swoops into world market
China conducted the maiden flight of its dual-seat FC-1B trainer/fighter jet on Thursday morning, aiming to seize a bigger share of the global military aircraft market. Currently, Pakistan is the only confirmed user of the FC-1, with more than 80 aircraft delivered to the Pakistan Air Force, according to Pakistani media.
Foreign military bands invited to 5th Nanchang Military Tattoo
Four foreign military bands from the United States, Russia, Italy and Canada will participate in the 5th Nanchang Military Tattoo in Nanchang, capital city of east China's Jiangxi Province, said Guo An, mayor of Nanchang City at a press briefing on Thursday.
Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Mali passes UN assessment
The 4th Chinese peacekeeping engineer detachment to Mali passed a combat-readiness assessment conducted by the United Nations MINUSMA on April 19, 2017, local time.
Chinese peacekeeping medical team to Mali passes UN combat-readiness assessment
The 4th Chinese peacekeeping medical team to Mali passed the 5th combat-readiness assessment conducted by the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on April 18, local time.
Chinese peacekeeping medical team rescues wounded Mali government soldiers
The 4th Chinese peacekeeping medical team to Mali rescued three seriously wounded soldiers of Mali government forces on April 18, 2017.
Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to S. Sudan passes UN combat-readiness assessment
The 3rd Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan passed the first comprehensive combat-readiness assessment carried out by the UNMISS on April 13, local time.
China to continue escort mission against pirate threats
The Chinese PLA Navy will continue escort missions, a long-term task, Yang Yujun, spokesperson of the Ministry of National Defense said at a press briefing on Thursday.
Chinese naval escort taskforces conduct escort mission command handover
The 25th and 26th Chinese naval escort taskforces conducted their second joint escort operation in the Gulf of Aden on April 25 after their rendezvous and mission handover on April 21.
25th, 26th Chinese naval escort taskforces hold mission-handover ceremony
The 25th and 26th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a mission-handover ceremony in the Gulf of Aden on the afternoon of April 21, local time.
26th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrives in Gulf of Aden
The 26th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived in the Gulf of Aden and waters off the Somali coast at 06:00 on April 21, local time.
Second China-UK joint nationals evacuation tabletop exercise held in London
The second China-UK Joint Noncombatant Evacuation Operations Tabletop Exercise kicked off in London on March 8, according to a news report on the official website of China's Ministry of National Defense.
Navy ship rescues fishermen stranded in South China Sea
Eight fisherman from Hainan Province have been rescued with the help of Chinese navy after their fishing boat grounded in waters near the Fiery Cross Reef in the South China Sea.
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.
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.
Air forces join Xinjiang counter-terror drills
Air and land forces staged joint counter-terrorism drills on Monday around the TianshanMountains in Northwest China's XinjiangUyghur Autonomous Region.
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.
China focuses more on
The relationship between China and neighboring countries needs to develop in a way beneficial to regional security and the development of neighboring countries.
Naval academy goes global at sea
What does a Chinese warship captain do when his vessel encounters an American one on the open sea and the US captain tries to start a conversation?

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Int'l Media on China

China Regrets Propaganda Poster of Russian MiGs, US Combat Vessels
After the Chinese Defense Ministry was exposed and mocked for publishing a celebratory poster ostensibly of the Chinese military, but which prominently featured Russian MiG-35 jets and US-made amphibious vessels, an official fessed up to the flub.

Int'l Militaries on China

Hisham: China-M'sia defence, diplomatic ties strengthened
Diplomatic relations and defence directions between Malaysia and China Malaysia have been further enhanced with the setting up of a high-level committee among the two countries.
U.S. military action in Afghanistan stirs criticism. concern over military race
The U.S. military in Afghanistan on Thursday dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat by the force to strike an Islamic State target, sparking different responses from various sides.
Impacts of US sudden attack in Syria
Analysts believe that the Syrian situation involving many aspects is very complex, so the United States' attack on Syria may have multiple influences.