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CNS Kunming, Hefei conduct live-fire exercise in South China Sea CNS Kunming, Hefei conduct live-fire exercise in South China Sea

A naval taskforce assigned to the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy executed a live-fire training exercise on the subjects of anti-submarine, air-defense and so forth in an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea in mid-January.

Gunnery precision and calibration test Gunnery precision and calibration test

The PLA 21st Group Army held a gunnery precision and calibration test on Jan. 13, 2017.

In pics: China's only military railway In pics: China's only military railway

A railway stretching across the desert is the only military railway in China. Before the highway was open to traffic, it was the only way connecting the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center with the outside world.

Ningde Frigate conducts maritime training Ningde Frigate conducts maritime training

The guided-missile frigate Ningde (Hull 510) steams on the sea during a training exercise under complex and severe sea conditions on Jan. 15, 2017.

In pics: Air Force conducts In pics: Air Force conducts "Red Sword-2016" training exercise

Multi-types of aircraft taxi on the runway at a military training base during the "Red Sword-2016" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in deep desert on Nov. 10, 2016.

Soldiers in winter march exercise Soldiers in winter march exercise

A mechanized infantry brigade under the PLA 65th Group Army conducted a winter march exercise in an undisclosed area on Jan. 14, 2017.

Naval taskforce returns home after visiting New Zealand, America, Canada Naval taskforce returns home after visiting New Zealand, America, Canada

A sailor's families come to the naval port in Qingdao to welcome him back on Jan.13, 2017.

JH-7 fighter bombers in round-the-clock flight training JH-7 fighter bombers in round-the-clock flight training

An aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command executed its first round-the-clock flight training of this year on Jan. 4, 2017.

Destroyer flotilla conducts live-fire training in Yellow Sea Destroyer flotilla conducts live-fire training in Yellow Sea

A destroyer flotilla assigned to the North China Sea Fleet under the Chinese PLA Navy held a live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed sea area in the Yellow Sea from January 11 to 12, 2017.

J-10A fighter jets in flight training J-10A fighter jets in flight training

A J-10A fighter jet assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies on the runway before taking off on a military airfield during a flight training exercise at an undisclosed area in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Jan. 10, 2017.

CNS Kunming, Hefei conduct live-fire exercise in South China Sea
Gunnery precision and calibration test
In pics: China's only military railway
Ningde Frigate conducts maritime training
In pics: Air Force conducts
Soldiers in winter march exercise
Naval taskforce returns home after visiting New Zealand, America, Canada
JH-7 fighter bombers in round-the-clock flight training
Destroyer flotilla conducts live-fire training in Yellow Sea
J-10A fighter jets in flight training
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CNS Kunming, Hefei conduct live-fire exercise in South China Sea CNS Kunming, Hefei conduct live-fire exercise in South China Sea

A naval taskforce assigned to the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy executed a live-fire training exercise on the subjects of anti-submarine, air-defense and so forth in an undisclosed sea area of the South China Sea in mid-January.

Gunnery precision and calibration test Gunnery precision and calibration test

The PLA 21st Group Army held a gunnery precision and calibration test on Jan. 13, 2017.

In pics: China's only military railway In pics: China's only military railway

A railway stretching across the desert is the only military railway in China. Before the highway was open to traffic, it was the only way connecting the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center with the outside world.

Ningde Frigate conducts maritime training Ningde Frigate conducts maritime training

The guided-missile frigate Ningde (Hull 510) steams on the sea during a training exercise under complex and severe sea conditions on Jan. 15, 2017.

In pics: Air Force conducts In pics: Air Force conducts "Red Sword-2016" training exercise

Multi-types of aircraft taxi on the runway at a military training base during the "Red Sword-2016" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in deep desert on Nov. 10, 2016.

Soldiers in winter march exercise Soldiers in winter march exercise

A mechanized infantry brigade under the PLA 65th Group Army conducted a winter march exercise in an undisclosed area on Jan. 14, 2017.

Naval taskforce returns home after visiting New Zealand, America, Canada Naval taskforce returns home after visiting New Zealand, America, Canada

A sailor's families come to the naval port in Qingdao to welcome him back on Jan.13, 2017.

JH-7 fighter bombers in round-the-clock flight training JH-7 fighter bombers in round-the-clock flight training

An aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command executed its first round-the-clock flight training of this year on Jan. 4, 2017.

Destroyer flotilla conducts live-fire training in Yellow Sea Destroyer flotilla conducts live-fire training in Yellow Sea

A destroyer flotilla assigned to the North China Sea Fleet under the Chinese PLA Navy held a live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed sea area in the Yellow Sea from January 11 to 12, 2017.

J-10A fighter jets in flight training J-10A fighter jets in flight training

A J-10A fighter jet assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies on the runway before taking off on a military airfield during a flight training exercise at an undisclosed area in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Jan. 10, 2017.

CNS Kunming, Hefei conduct live-fire exercise in South China Sea
Gunnery precision and calibration test
In pics: China's only military railway
Ningde Frigate conducts maritime training
In pics: Air Force conducts
Soldiers in winter march exercise
Naval taskforce returns home after visiting New Zealand, America, Canada
JH-7 fighter bombers in round-the-clock flight training
Destroyer flotilla conducts live-fire training in Yellow Sea
J-10A fighter jets in flight training
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The Abe administration tried to gather around "a group of buddies" to play with it the extreme game of "resisting China threat", but its attempt was bound to fail.
China expects to strengthen ties with U.S.
China on Thursday voiced its expectations that cooperation and bilateral ties with the new U.S. administration would continue to strengthen from a new starting point.
China angered by right-wing books at Japanese hotel
China on Tuesday was aghast at a Japanese hotel placing a book in its rooms, which denied that the Nanjing Massacre and the forced recruitment of "comfort women" ever happened.
Sound China-India ties important to BRICS: Spokesperson
A sound China-India relationship is important to BRICS and developing countries at large, a spokesperson said Wednesday.
Ma Yiming, deputy chief of staff of the Joint Staff Department under China’s CMC, meets with the visiting Cambodian senior military officers delegation in Beijing on Jan. 17, 2017.
China aircraft carrier conducts drill in S. China Sea
A naval formation consisting of aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted take-off and landing drills in the South China Sea on Monday, a military source said on Tuesday.
Guided-missile frigate Ezhou joins East China Sea Fleet
The commissioning ceremony for the guided-missile frigate Ezhou (Hull No. 513) was held at a naval port of the East China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy in east China’s Fujian province on January 18, 2017.
Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion joins UN security check in S. Sudan
The Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion in Juba, capital of South Sudan, joined United Nations police and the Nepalese riot squad to carry out a joint security check at a refugee camp in Juba on Jan. 13.
Chinese military medical expert team set out to Ethiopia
A team of experts from the Third Military Medical University (TMMU) of the Chinese PLA,see off on January 10 to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on a medical assistance mission.
2nd Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to S. Sudan returns to China
All members of the 2nd Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion to South Sudan (Juba) returned to China on December 23 after successfully fulfilling UN peacekeeping missions.
109 Chinese peacekeepers depart for Sudan's Darfur
A Chinese engineering team consisting of 109 peacekeepers departed Beijing Capital International Airport in a UN chartered plane to Sudan's Darfur on Wednesday for a one-year peacekeeping mission.
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.
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.
Cambodia, China begin joint drill on humanitarian rescue, disaster relief
Cambodian and Chinese armies on Thursday commenced a joint drill featuring humanitarian rescue and disaster relief at the Army Institute here, officials said.
Chinese, American militaries hold HA/DR academic discussion in Kunming
The three-day 12th US-China Military-to-Military HA/DR Expert Academic Discussion kicked off in Kunming, capital city of Southwest China's Yunnan province, on November 13.
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
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China, India hold first anti-terror dialogue
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China's aircraft carrier Liaoning breaks through first island chain
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What's behind detention of Singapore armored vehicles?
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CMC

Int'l Media on China

China's H-6K bomber shows new strike capabilities
Images posted in Chinese online forums in late December 2016 show for the first time a Xian Aircraft Corporation H-6K bomber carrying what appear to be six 250 kg bombs on each of its six under-wing pylons for a total of 36 bombs: a new demonstration of the aircraft's strike capabilities.

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.
Russia's military interference in Syria proves beneficial
The Russian military's actions told us that war is a direct way of checking the results of military development and a strong impetus for military reform.
What's Obama's military legacy?
The US President Obama gave his farewell speech in the gloomy and cold Chicago on January 10. Receiving a Nobel Peace Prize soon after he took office, he left a controversial military "legacy" during his two terms of eight years.