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Highlights in China-Pakistan Shaheen-VI joint air training

Chinese and Pakistani aircrew members prepare missiles for their fighter jets during the Shaheen-VI joint air training exercise. The air forces of China and Pakistan conducted the Shaheen-VI joint air training from September 5 to 25, 2017 at an air base of the PLA Air Force in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/10/24 15:30:19

Chinese military academies to cut student enrollment

Chinese military academies plan to limit the enrollment of postgraduates and doctoral students, according to the Central Military Commission (CMC).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/23 16:32:29

PLA deepens trust with 28 countries, organizations

The Chinese military has deepened mutual understanding and trust with other countries’ militaries and launched a communications mechanism on defense strategy with more than 28 countries’ militaries and international organizations, a military delegate to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) said on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/22 23:08:39

Chinese Navy gets South China Sea rescue squadron

China's People Liberation Army's (PLA) South China Sea Fleet said it has established its first marine salvage and rescue squadron, which it expects will significantly improve the Navy's combat ability, Chinese military analysts said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/19 23:53:40

PLA makes huge strides

China's military has been developing rapidly in the past five years and is attracting global attention, which experts said is necessary to protect the country and its people.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/15 23:13:40

China, Russia oppose THAAD

The militaries of China and Russia reiterated their opposition to US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in South Korea during a joint press briefing on the global and regional anti-missile situation, a signal that the two countries will cooperate more against missiles in the future to restore the strategic balance in Northeast Asia, experts said Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/13 23:03:39

CMC holds ceremony to honor astronauts

The Central Military Commission (CMC) on Friday held a ceremony to honor the military unit of astronauts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/13 14:02:17

Circular sets guidelines on open-house for military camps in China

Some of China's military camps should be open to the public on holidays, such as National Day, mostly to Chinese citizens, while foreigners could also visit if given permission, according to a circular released on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/12 23:08:39

China further regulates military-civilian integration

China has issued a notice that further regulates activities in the name of integrated military and civilian development.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/12 16:06:43

Chinese frigate, jets drive away US warship from South China Sea

China sent a frigate and fighter jets to warn and drive away a US Navy destroyer, after the latter sailed near islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday, China's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 22:28:39

Party loyalty of armed forces essential to stability: senior official

China's armed forces should stick to the leadership and show absolute loyalty to the Communist Party of China (CPC) to better accomplish its mission of safeguarding national security and stability ahead of the national Party congress, a senior police official said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/11 22:24:39

PLA officer scam leads to 270 people arrested

China's top military authorities have taken collaborative action with public security officials to clamp down on scams that provided fake IDs for people to appear as soldiers and have arrested more than 270 people, some of whom sold high military ranks for as much as 15 million yuan ($2.28 million).
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/10 23:08:40

Chinese naval escort fleet concludes friendly visit to Britain

China's 26th naval escort fleet departed from London Saturday after a five-day friendly visit to Britain.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/8 6:36:24

China's new Type 055 missile destroyer to upgrade reaction capability of weapons, improve country's navy: expert

Media have reported that China's new missile destroyer equips more than 100 Vertical Launching Systems (VLS), which experts said on Thursday could upgrade the rapid-reaction capability of weapons.
Source: | 2017/10/5 14:38:22

Chinese escort fleet arrives in London for friendly visit

China's 26th naval escort fleet arrived in London Tuesday for a five-day friendly visit to Britain. This is the first time for Chinese naval ships to pay an official visit to the British capital city. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/5 9:43:11

China airs documentary on building a strong army

Chinese broadcasters have aired a documentary on the achievements of military reforms during the last five years, inspiring confidence in the country's goal of building a strong army.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/4 17:19:09

China to offer $100m in military aid to African Union in next 5 years

China will offer $100 million free military aid to the African Union in the next five years, a defense ministry spokesperson said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/9/28 22:53:39

Xi encourages university students to contribute to strong army

Chinese President Xi Jinping has encouraged eight students from Nankai University, who joined the army this year, to help the country achieve its goal of building a strong army.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/25 21:40:52