Fighter bombers soar in sky Fighter bombers soar in sky

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway during a 2-day live-fire flight training exercise from July 15 to 16, 2020.

Attack helicopters ready to lift off Attack helicopters ready to lift off

A group of attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army lift off from the airfield for a round-the-clock flight training exercise in early July, 2020.

Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert

Soldiers assigned to an air defense brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command hoist missile to a proper height and prepare to load it onto an armored vehicle during a whole-process live-fire test in northwestern China's Gobi desert on July 26, 2020.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today

Dedicated to the 93rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army--The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today, 2020

Rocket launchers fire at mock targets Rocket launchers fire at mock targets

Long-range multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army fire rockets simultaneously at mock targets during a round-the-clock live-fire operation in northwestern China’s Gobi desert on July 15, 2020.

Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on July 30 Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on July 30

With the approval of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the PLA Army and Air Force will send service members to Russia to participate in the International Army Games (IAG) 2020, which will be held from August 23 to September 5.

Fighter bombers taxi in formation before takeoff Fighter bombers taxi in formation before takeoff

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command is hauled by a truck trailer to the aircraft hangar after an assault flight training exercise on July 21, 2020.

"Hard-boned sixth company" awarded to honorary title

Soldiers assigned to the "hard-boned sixth company" of a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army conduct the weight-bearing cross-country race training.

Frigate flotilla train in South China Sea Frigate flotilla train in South China Sea

The guided-missile frigates Meizhou and Liu Panshui attached to a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command steam in line astern formation during a maritime realistic training exercise in waters of the South China Sea on July 13, 2020.

Naval fighter jets taxi before takeoff Naval fighter jets taxi before takeoff

A fighter jet attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command taxies on the flightline and prepares to take off during a round-the-clock flight training exercise in East China's Zhejiang Province in early July, 2020.

Fighter bombers soar in sky
Attack helicopters ready to lift off
Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert
The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today
Rocket launchers fire at mock targets
Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on July 30
Fighter bombers taxi in formation before takeoff
Frigate flotilla train in South China Sea
Naval fighter jets taxi before takeoff
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Fighter bombers soar in sky Fighter bombers soar in sky

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway during a 2-day live-fire flight training exercise from July 15 to 16, 2020.

Attack helicopters ready to lift off Attack helicopters ready to lift off

A group of attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army lift off from the airfield for a round-the-clock flight training exercise in early July, 2020.

Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert

Soldiers assigned to an air defense brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command hoist missile to a proper height and prepare to load it onto an armored vehicle during a whole-process live-fire test in northwestern China's Gobi desert on July 26, 2020.

The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today

Dedicated to the 93rd Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army--The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today, 2020

Rocket launchers fire at mock targets Rocket launchers fire at mock targets

Long-range multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) attached to a brigade under the PLA 71st Group Army fire rockets simultaneously at mock targets during a round-the-clock live-fire operation in northwestern China’s Gobi desert on July 15, 2020.

Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on July 30 Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on July 30

With the approval of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the PLA Army and Air Force will send service members to Russia to participate in the International Army Games (IAG) 2020, which will be held from August 23 to September 5.

Fighter bombers taxi in formation before takeoff Fighter bombers taxi in formation before takeoff

A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command is hauled by a truck trailer to the aircraft hangar after an assault flight training exercise on July 21, 2020.

"Hard-boned sixth company" awarded to honorary title

Soldiers assigned to the "hard-boned sixth company" of a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army conduct the weight-bearing cross-country race training.

Frigate flotilla train in South China Sea Frigate flotilla train in South China Sea

The guided-missile frigates Meizhou and Liu Panshui attached to a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command steam in line astern formation during a maritime realistic training exercise in waters of the South China Sea on July 13, 2020.

Naval fighter jets taxi before takeoff Naval fighter jets taxi before takeoff

A fighter jet attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command taxies on the flightline and prepares to take off during a round-the-clock flight training exercise in East China's Zhejiang Province in early July, 2020.

Fighter bombers soar in sky
Attack helicopters ready to lift off
Air defense brigade conducts whole-process live-fire test in Gobi Desert
The Chinese People's Liberation Army of Today
Rocket launchers fire at mock targets
Regular Press Conference of the Ministry of National Defense on July 30
Fighter bombers taxi in formation before takeoff
Frigate flotilla train in South China Sea
Naval fighter jets taxi before takeoff
US should explain its global biomilitary activities amid intl concern: Chinese FM
The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged the US to explain its biomilitary activities overseas, observe the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) under the UN and stop obstructing negotiations for a protocol related to the convention.
China urges U.S. to withdraw Xinjiang-related sanctions
China on Monday urged the United States to immediately withdraw its wrong decision of imposing sanctions on the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps and two relevant officials, vowing to "resolutely fight back" if the U.S. side is bent on behaving like this.
Philippines says it won't join other navies in South China Sea drills, such as U.S.
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Monday said that the Philippines would not join navies of other countries, like the United States, in maritime drills in the South China Sea for fear of raising tension in the area, reported Philippine media Inquirer.
A team of 32 Chinese paratroopers will set off for Russia to take part in the Airborne Platoon contest of International Army Games 2020 on August 5, with a departure ceremony held in Hubei province on Monday.
PLA conducts 'high-intensity exercises' in South China Sea
The naval aviation units of the Southern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army conducted routine exercises in the South China Sea that improved pilots' combat techniques and overall all-weather fighting capability of the units, a military spokesman said on Thursday.
PLA's upgraded Type 052D destroyer makes training debut in E.China Sea amid tensions in Taiwan Straits
Amid rising tensions across the Taiwan Straits with the US military's increasingly frequent operations in the region, the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy recently held drills in the East China Sea, with the latest, more powerful, anti-stealth aircraft-capable version of the Type 052D destroyer making its first public appearance, according to military reports over the weekend.
Chinese military releases recruitment videos for 2020
According to the recruiting office of the Ministry of National Defense(MND) of the People's Republic of China, the recruitment videos for 2020 were officially released on July 30, appealing for young people to join the Chinese military.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers to Sudan awarded UN Peace Medal
A total of 225 members of the 15th Chinese peacekeeping engineering contingent to Darfur was awarded the UN Peace Medals of Honor and was commended by the UN and the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) on July 30, 2020.
205 Chinese peacekeepers depart for Lebanon
A total of 205 Chinese peacekeepers Tuesday left Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, for Lebanon on a one-year United Nations peacekeeping mission.
Chinese peacekeepers donate medicines, medical equipment to Lebanon
The medical unit of Chinese peacekeeping forces, working with the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL), donated medical equipment and medicines to the Lebanese Red Cross center in Hasbaya, southern Lebanon.
Eighth Chinese peacekeeping contingent to Mali sets out for new mission
The servicemembers of the 8th Chinese peacekeeping troops to Mali attended the setting-out ceremony conducted by troops assigned to the PLA 79th Group Army on July 16, in blue berets and new-style combat camouflage uniforms.
More foreign merchant vessels seek escort from PLA Navy
Recently, the 35th Chinese naval escort taskforce escorted four foreign merchant vessels to a predetermined sea area, successfully completing its 1317th convoy mission.
Escort taskforce organizes cross-day-and-night helicopter flight training
Recently, the 35th escort taskforce of the Chinese PLA Navy organized ship-borne helicopters to conduct the cross-day-and-night flight training over the waters off Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden.
China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
The 35th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on Tuesday left the port city of Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Chinese naval 33rd escort taskforce escorts eight Chinese fishing boats
The guided-missile frigate Weifang of the 33rd Chinese naval escort taskforce under the PLA Navy successfully escorted eight fishing boats of to the designated sea area in waters west of the Gulf of Aden at 4 p.m. on January 6.
Flood relief missions demonstrate strong PLA logistic support capability
Severe floods have occurred in southern China since July, especially in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, and the Chinese military has actively participated in the flood prevention and relief work in areas where they are stationed.
Chinese armed forces rush to flood control after fight against epidemic: Spokesperson
PLA and armed police troops with a total of 725,000 person-time have participated in battling floods in southern China as of July 28 since the flood season this year, said Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang, spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) at a regular press conference in Beijing on July 30.
96,400 sets of clothing supplies delivered to flood-fighting troops
96,400 sets of clothing supplies were delivered to the anti-flood frontline on the afternoon of July 21.
Air force missile brigade gets zero non-combat attrition rate in days of flood fight
Troops of a ground-based missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command have been fighting the flood in south China for nearly half a month. Up to now, no service members got ill and the non-combat attrition rate is zero, in spite of the troops' long time flood-fighting efforts in high temperature and high humidity.
Positive progress made in anti-terrorism operations in Sahel region
Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under Secretary General of the United Nations Department of Peace Operations said on June 5 that the Joint Force of the Group of Five for the Sahel (G5 Sahel) is strengthening the troop construction and has made "substantial and encouraging progress", and an ongoing major military operation, code-named Sama "progressing well".
Clip shows determination, confidence in anti-terrorism in Xinjiang
China showed determination and confidence in anti-terrorism, as well as the improvement of China's emergency counter-terrorism capability.
China, India stage counter-terrorist drills
China and India launched a joint counter-terrorism exercise on Saturday not far from the Chinese-Indian border, a move which Chinese experts said will boost the strategic mutual trust of the two countries' militaries.
Anti-terrorism efforts effectively protect human rights in Xinjiang
A sequence of counterterrorism efforts necessitated by the situation in Xinjiang have proven effective in protecting people's rights to life, health and development, and maintaining the region's peace and stability.
Destiny carries soldier back to flood front line
Born in 1992, Jiang experienced a wild moment in 1998, when a flood hit his hometown in rural Zongyang county, Anhui. The violent floods were among the worst on record in southern China.
'Hard-boned' unit targets continued success
The Sixth Company of the 74th Army Group of the People's Liberation Army is known as the "hard-boned Sixth Company". The nickname was bestowed on the company because its 80-plus year history has seen it produce many heroes who fought bravely and made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Int'l Media on China

Foreign media say Beijing's containment of COVID-19 resurgence boosts morale in anti-pandemic fight
After reporting zero new COVID-19 case for 14 consecutive days by Sunday, Beijing has lowered its emergency response to the pandemic from level II to III from Monday -- a move that foreign media said will boost morale in the country's anti-COVID-19 battle.

Int'l Militaries on China

Chinese military remains a staunch force for world peace
August 1, 2020 marks the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). The past 93 years have witnessed glorious achievements made by the PLA under the strong leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Afghanistan's lingering quagmire, has the Trump formula worked?
Afghanistan continues to descend into chaos, with the most recent jailbreak resulting in 24 security forces dying at the hands of ISIL militants on Monday.
Transatlantic ties in worse shape as two sides go through discords, mistrust
Washington has unveiled its plan this week to withdraw 11,900 troops out of Germany, as part of a sweeping troop re-organization that has brought condemnation from both parties in the U.S. Congress, as well as from European allies.