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PLA training hard for potential conflict

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been fully executing military training instructions issued by President Xi Jinping on January 3 by conducting drills at home and abroad involving its ground forces, navy, air force, rocket force and armed police, as the PLA's news media cautioned the troops on Thursday of imminent threats and to avoid complacency.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/11 23:40:45

China air force stages real combat training

Air Force of the People's Liberation Army of China has carried out real combat training, with the involvement of the J-20 stealth fighter and the Y-20 military transport aircraft, according to a military statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/11 8:27:02

Xi orders armed police to uphold CPC loyalty

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday ordered the armed police force to uphold the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 23:28:41

PLA backs probe of senior military officer

Soldiers and officers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) support the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee's decision to transfer the case of Fang Fenghui, a member of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), to the military prosecution authority for suspected bribery.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 23:58:39

China's new landing ship useful in island dispute: expert

Another Type 071 landing ship from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy came into the limelight on Wednesday with military experts saying such ships could enhance military advantages in dealing with potential island disputes.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 21:58:39

New batch of Y-20 planes to boost military transport capability

A batch of China's first domestically-developed heavy transport aircraft, the Y-20, was delivered to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) air force in West China recently, media reported on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/10 17:32:15

Website opens for military recruitment

The recruitment website, gfbzb.gov.cn, run by the Ministry of National Defense, has been opened for applications and policy consultation Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/10 10:12:54

Armored vehicles in actual combat training

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 76th Group Army rev up their armored vehicles to a designated training area during a military training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on January 3, 2018. (eng.chinamil.com.cn/Photo by Li Zhongyuan)
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/5 22:50:08

PLA's new-type destroyer expected to serve in S.China Sea, Indian Ocean: expert

A new China-built navy destroyer is expected to be in service soon and its future mission might include assignments to the South China Sea and Indian Ocean, a Chinese navy expert said Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/5 20:28:39

New Chinese naval destroyer outfitted in Shanghai

A new type of China-built navy destroyer is being outfitted at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 14:26:05

PLA 76th Group Army soldiers begin exercises after training mobilization meeting

Military officers and soldiers of the PLA 76th Group Army stationed in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau listen to the instructions of Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, during a mobilization ceremony for military training on January 3. Photos: 81.cn
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2018/1/5 13:39:21

Fighter jets take off for new year flight training

Two fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command take off simultaneously from a military airfield for a combat sortie during a flight training exercise on January 3, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/5 11:59:00

Army aviation brigade conducts phase maintenance on helicopters

Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 80th Group Army conduct phase maintenance on Z-8 transport helicopters on January 2, 2018.
Source: China Military Online | 2018/1/5 11:56:51

Xi stresses building elite combat force

President Xi Jinping has ordered the creation of an elite combat force through real combat training, digitization, innovation and reform.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/5 7:32:41

Xi stresses real combat training

President Xi Jinping Wednesday instructed the armed forces to strengthen real combat training and improve its war-winning capability.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/4 6:58:04

Xi presides over landmark PLA training mobilization

Xi Jinping on Wednesday issued military training instructions to the People's Liberation Army during a grand mobilization ceremony in front of thousands of troops, which was simultaneously broadcast to 4,000 military gatherings around China.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 23:08:39

Xi issues instructions at 2018 PLA training launch

The Central Military Commission held its 2018 “start training” mobilization ceremony of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday, the first of its kind. General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinping, who is also Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, issued the instructions to the PLA.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/3 17:21:26

PLA implements training regulation from Xi's thought

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Monday started trial implementation of a revised military training regulation which embodies the military thought of Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC).
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/1 23:18:40