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PLA reports interference from foreign warplanes during high-seas drills: spokesperson

Several Chinese bombers, fighters and surveillance aircraft encountered and dealt with interference from foreign warplanes while conducting a training mission over the Tsushima Strait on Monday, according to a Chinese military spokesperson.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/18 18:21:44

Doklam standoff leads China to cover loopholes in western part: experts

The recent Doklam standoff had propelled China to perfect its strategy in its western part, experts said on Saturday on a forum.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/17 16:58:39

Multi-type helicopters lift off for training

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off from a military airfield for a coordinated flight training exercise on December 13, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/15 13:43:57

Xi stresses army restructuring to enhance PLA combat readiness

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the army to restructure and enhance its combat readiness.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/14 23:03:40

Xi stresses army restructuring to enhance combat readiness

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the army to restructure and enhance its combat capability.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/14 18:06:49

US defense bill allowing US-Taiwan naval port calls a trick: experts

A newly-signed defense policy bill, which includes port calls between the US and Taiwan navies, is a mere trick to increase its bargaining power with the Chinese mainland, Chinese experts said Thursday. A newly-signed defense policy bill, which includes port calls between the US and Taiwan navies, is a mere trick to increase its bargaining power with the Chinese mainland, Chinese experts said Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 16:23:39

PLA seals off Bohai Sea for live-ammunition drills

China's People's Liberation Army will conduct a four-day live-ammunition drill starting Thursday in the Bohai Sea off the coast of Haimao Island, Northeast China's Liaoning Province.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/14 16:15:14

China, Russia conclude joint drills on counter-terror

Chinese and Russian forces concluded their joint counter-terror exercises on Wednesday at a training base near Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in Northwest China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/13 23:13:39

Tanker aircraft pass fuel to fighter jets

A J-10B fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command arrives to receive fuel from a multi-point system of an HU-6 aerial refueling tanker during a midair refueling training exercise on December 9, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/12/12 18:09:24

Paratroopers demonstrate parachute skills

Paratroopers assigned to an airborne brigade under the PLA Air Force descend to the ground after jumping out of a transport helicopter during a parachute training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on December 8, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/12/12 18:00:39

PLA Air Force jets train over Bashi, Miyako Straits

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force conducted a routine maritime training on Monday, using various types of jets, including H-6K bombers and J-11 fighter jets over the Bashi Channel and the Miyako Strait, a military spokesperson said Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/12 14:37:42

Chinese air force conducts patrol exercise

A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/12 14:32:38

China, Russia stage missile tracking drills

China and Russia began their second joint computer-assisted anti-missile drills on Monday as the US and its allies South Korea and Japan simultaneously began joint missile tracking exercises, a coincidence that has raised fears of possible clashes amid the strained situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/11 17:03:40

PLA stresses combat readiness, reassigns officers based on battle requirements

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force's top priority is actual combat readiness, experts said, following the PLA's announcement that it had been selecting and deploying officers based on battle requirements.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/10 22:33:40

Chinese, Russian militaries agree to promote pragmatic cooperation

China and Russia are ready to work together to enhance their practical cooperation in the military field, top military officials from the two countries said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/8 23:52:33

China strongly opposes Indian UAV intrusion

The intrusion of an Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) into Chinese airspace on Thursday has triggered a tough response from China's military with experts saying China's tolerance toward India's hostility is wearing thin.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 22:58:39

Chinese military strongly condemns Indian drone intrusion

A Chinese military official said Thursday that China strongly opposes the intrusion of an unmanned Indian aerial vehicle (UAV) into Chinese airspace, with experts calling India's behavior aggressive and that China will not tolerate its hostility.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/7 14:42:31

China, Japan boost sea contact

China and Japan have agreed to greater communication between their defense officials, and have made progress in building an air and maritime contact mechanism, with experts saying that China's military and law-enforcement presence in the region contributed to the negotiations.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/6 22:48:40