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Historic strides made in strengthening Chinese armed forces: white paper

China is advancing defense and military modernization across the board, and deepening reform in national defense and armed forces in all respects with a focus on removing institutional barriers and solving structural and policy-related problems, a white paper said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:22:00

China keeps active military force at 2 mln after downsizing: white paper

The Chinese military has cut 300,000 personnel to keep the total active force at 2 million, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:21:27

China establishing modernized weaponry, equipment system: white paper

China's armed forces are optimizing the overall composition of weaponry and equipment and coordinating the efforts of all services and arms in this regard, a white paper said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:20:55

White paper gives overview of reshuffled armed forces

A white paper titled "China's National Defense in the New Era," released Wednesday by the State Council Information Office, gave a systematic introduction to the reshuffled People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the People's Armed Police Force (PAP) troops.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:20:26

China's defense expenditure reasonable, appropriate: white paper

China's defense expenditure is reasonable and appropriate, said a white paper released Wednesday by the State Council Information Office.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:19:59

White paper states global significance of China's national defense

The global significance of China's national defense in the new era is actively contributing to building a community with a shared future for mankind, a white paper said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 13:16:04

China will never seek hegemony: defense white paper

China released its 10th national defense white paper on Wednesday, which established a defensive national defense system of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in the new era to demonstrate the Chinese military's peaceful development strategy and slammed the US' unilateralism that has undermined global stability.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/24 12:07:13

White paper explains fundamental goal of China's national defense

Resolutely safeguarding China's sovereignty, security and development interests is the fundamental goal of China's national defense in the new era, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 11:18:31

China pursues nuclear strategy of self-defense: white paper

China pursues a nuclear strategy of self-defense, the goal of which is to maintain national strategic security by deterring other countries from using or threatening to use nuclear weapons against China, a white paper said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 11:06:28

Peace an irreversible trend, but world not tranquil place: white paper

Peace, development and win-win cooperation remain the irreversible trends of the times, but the world is not yet a tranquil place, said a white paper on China's national defense released Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 11:05:57

China will never seek hegemony: white paper

China will never seek hegemony, expansion or spheres of influence, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 10:56:16

China adheres to defensive national defense policy: white paper

China adheres to a national defense policy that is defensive in nature, said a white paper titled "China's National Defense in the New Era" released on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 10:55:29

China issues white paper on national defense in new era

China on Wednesday issued a white paper to expound on its defensive national defense policy in the new era and explain the practice, purposes and significance of China's efforts to build a fortified national defense and a strong military.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/24 10:05:51

China, Brunei see deepening ties between defence ministries, militaries: Chinese defence official

Brunei's Ministry of Defence and China's Ministry of National Defense, the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have seen expanding and deepening contacts throughout the years, Wu Geng, Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Brunei Darussalam said on Monday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/23 13:50:38

PLA teams prepare for International Army Games

Teams from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are preparing for the upcoming International Army Games (IAG) scheduled to start on August 3 across 10 countries, which this year will include a joint team from the PLA's Naval Aviation and Air Force for the first time.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 22:53:40

China to release white paper on national defense in new era

China is set to release on Wednesday its first white paper on national defense since the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which is expected to be an important way for the outside world to get to know if China's national defense policy has changed and what the Chinese military's responsibility and duty are after the military reform.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/22 19:18:40

China to issue white paper on national defense

China will issue a white paper on national defense on Wednesday morning.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/22 14:30:07

Two options for China to turn Y-20 strategic cargo plane into aerial tanker: magazine

Chinese military media have offered some suggestions on how to customize the homemade Y-20 cargo plane as the country needs its domestically developed large aerial tanker for a strategic air force.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/21 17:38:17