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PLAN sends destroyer to Int'l fleet review in Thailand

At the invitation of the Royal Thai Navy, China's guided-missile destroyer Zhengzhou (Hull 151) set sail Thursday from a naval port in Zhoushan in east China's Zhejiang Province for Thailand to participate in the International Fleet Review 2017 marking the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Source: chinamil.com.cn | 2017/11/12 10:39:20

China eyes more talented civilian personnel in military

China has revised a regulation on civilian personnel in the military in a bid to attract more talented people to work for the country's armed forces.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/11 8:22:55

J-20, Y-20 aircraft train together, prove combat-readiness

China announced Friday that its latest J-20 stealth fighter and large transport aircraft Y-20 have flown in formation, which military experts say shows the aircraft are combat-ready.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/10 23:08:41

Chinese Air Force's achievements over 68 years

Chinese Air Force fighter planes fly over snow-capped mountains during a training on August 26, 2012. The Chinese Air Force has released a group of photos ahead of the 68th anniversary of its founding, which falls on November 11.
Source: kj.81.cn | 2017/11/10 13:30:24

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark arrives in Mozambique

The Chinese naval hospital ship, Peace Ark, arrived on Tuesday morning in Maputo, capital of Mozambique, starting an eight-day humanitarian mission of providing free medical services to local residents.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/8 7:50:00

Attack helicopters lift off for night flight training

A Z-9 and a Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA Eastern Theater Command lift off for a flight training exercise on November 4, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/7 13:54:40

Fighter jets receive maintenance for combat flight training

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires rockets at simulated aerial targets during a combat flight training exercise on November 2, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/7 13:44:33

Cannon-howitzer systems send shells

A group of Type-66 cannon-howitzer systems attached to an army brigade with the PLA 77th Group Army spit 152mm shells down range during a recent live-fire training exercise in plateau area.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/7 13:39:35

Beidou navigation system to outperform GPS by 2020: experts

China used a single carrier rocket Sunday night to launch two state-of-the-art satellites into space, marking the global network expansion of its Beidou Navigation Satellite System.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/6 21:48:39

CMC pledges absolute loyalty of military in new document

China's Central Military Commission (CMC) has issued a document to fully implement the CMC chairman responsibility system, vowing to ensure the absolute loyalty of the military, media reported on Sunday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2017/11/5 23:08:40

China's aircraft carriers to get new propulsion system

Chinese engineers have developed a new propulsion system for the country's second home-made aircraft carrier, which could equip the conventionally powered warship with the world's most advanced jet launch system along with newer weapons, according to Chinese military experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/11/5 23:03:40

CMC issues guideline to affirm loyalty to CPC, Xi

China's military should take Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as their guide to fully implement President Xi's thinking on strengthening the military, and must follow the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Central Military Commission (CMC) said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/5 22:52:43

Xi instructs army to improve its readiness for war

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday instructed the armed forces to improve their combat capabilities and readiness for war.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 23:00:26

Xi encourages PLA base in Djibouti to help boost peace, stability

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday encouraged troops at the People's Liberation Army (PLA) support base in Djibouti to help promote international and regional peace and stability.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 22:59:51

27th Chinese naval escort taskforce executes mission in Gulf of Aden

The comprehensive supply ship Qinghaihu (R) provides replenishment-at-sea for the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (L) while the two ships attached to the 27th Chinese naval escort taskforce are sailing in east waters of the Gulf of Aden on October 30, 2017, local time.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/3 13:29:32

China promotes military anti-graft chief to general

The Central Military Commission (CMC) on Thursday promoted Zhang Shengmin, secretary of its discipline inspection commission, to the rank of general, the highest rank for officers on active service in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/3 8:10:38

Foreign military officers training in Beijing feel an urgency to work closely with China

Foreign military officers participating in a symposium praised China's grand and practical development plans in the military and other fields mapped out by the 19th Communist Party of China National Congress.
Source: Global Times | 2017/10/31 19:08:40

China to continue escort missions in Gulf of Aden, Somalia

China will continue to participate in escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to protect the international lane, a spokesperson said on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/10/28 3:18:31