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Multi-type fighter jets to begin joint sortie

Three J-11 fighter jets attached to an air force station under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxi down the flight line for a flight training mission on November 9, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/14 14:45:48

Air-defense actual combat training held in China's Inner Mongolia

PG-59 anti-aircraft artillery systems attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army conduct a salvo of 57mm guns at simulated aerial targets during an actual combat training exercise on the Horqin Grassland in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Nov. 11, 2017.
Source: China Military Online | 2017/11/14 14:43:00

Chinese, US militaries start joint drills on humanitarian relief, disaster rescue

The Chinese and US militaries began joint drills on humanitarian relief and disaster rescue in Portland, Oregon, on the US West Coast.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/14 14:01:32

China eyes more civilians working with its 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 | 2017/11/12 23:38:39

China's J-10 fighter jets to perform at Dubai airshow

The Chinese Air Force's August 1st Air Demonstration Team was invited for the first time to perform at the biennial Dubai Airshow that started on Sunday, bringing seven of its J-10 fighter jets to showcase their acrobatic skills.
Source: Xinhua – Global Times | 2017/11/12 22:18:40

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