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Xi says China rapidly developing "strong" informationized armed forces

President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is moving rapidly toward "strong" informationized armed forces.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 10:34:26

Picture exhibition held to celebrate 90th anniv. of PLA establishment in Pakistan

Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (2nd R, Front) and Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong (1st R, Front) visit a picture exhibition during a reception celebrating the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan, on July 31, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 10:23:57

China marks PLA's 90th anniversary with grand rally

A grand rally was held Tuesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing to mark the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 10:19:53

Chinese Embassy in Pakistan celebrates 90th anniv. of PLA establishment

The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan on Monday evening celebrated the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) by hosting a grand reception here in the Pakistani capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 10:01:18

SWAT team members take part in drill in E China's Shanghai

SWAT team members take part in a drill to test their ability to handle emergency situations in east China's Shanghai Municipality, July 31, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 9:50:27

President Xi attends reception for founding anniversary of PLA

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday attended a reception to celebrate the 90th founding anniversary of the People's Liberation Army, which falls on Aug. 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 9:29:07

Chinese army reaffirms commitment to world peace as embassies across Europe celebrate its 90th birthday

As part of a global celebration for the 90th birthday of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), Chinese embassies in European countries recently held rounds of receptions to mark PLA's tremendous contribution to world peace in the last 90 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/1 8:24:41

PLA border troops fortified

Even in peacetime, China’s border troops are tasked with protecting the country’s sovereignty and security under some of the most challenging conditions.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 23:43:39

Jumping tank

A Chinese tank competes in the International Army Games 2017 in Korla, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on Monday. Photo: Cui Meng/GT
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 23:48:39

TV documentary claims advantages of Long March 11 rocket over Western versions

A Chinese TV documentary claims the Long March 11, or CZ-11, carrier rocket is seven times faster than its Western counterparts in terms of launch preparation and is capable of releasing at least 28 micro-satellites at a time.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 21:48:40

Zhurihe base makes ideal PLA training ground: expert

For years, Zhurihe, the largest military training base in China, has prepared Chinese troops for war.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/31 0:03:39

Chinese military holds anniversary parade

The military parade commemorating the 90th anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) showcased China’s growing military strength and highlighted the achievements of the country’s military reform, Chinese experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/30 23:58:39

Training prior to China's military parade irrelevant to "neighborhood situation": spokesman

Training in "realistic conditions" taken by thousands of Chinese troops before a massive parade Sunday is "not related to the country's neighborhood situation," a military spokesman said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 19:56:46

China's J-20, J-16 fighter jets make parade debut

China's latest J-20 stealth fighters made their parade debut Sunday in north China, as the People's Liberation Army (PLA) staged a show of strength to mark its 90th founding anniversary.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 13:51:18

China displays electronic warfare equipment at Army Day parade

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Sunday displayed some of the latest military hardware for electronic warfare in a grand parade to mark its 90th founding anniversary.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 12:57:43

China needs strong military more than ever: Xi

President Xi Jinping said Sunday China needs a strong army more than ever, urging the building of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) into a world-class military force.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 12:49:08

Xi attends military parade marking 90th anniversary of PLA

China on Sunday kicked off a military parade to mark the 90th founding anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) at the Zhurihe military training base in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Source: Xinhua - Global Times | 2017/7/30 11:48:11

Xi lauds PLA's "immortal feat" over 90 years

President Xi Jinping on Sunday lauded contributions made by the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in its nine decades of history to the country and the people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/30 11:08:15