J-10 fighter jet flies past sun J-10 fighter jet flies past sun

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command flies past the sun during a live-fire training exercise on December 6, 2018.

Su-35 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock training Su-35 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock training

Su-35 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxi on the flightline during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on December 4, 2018.

J-10 fighter jet deploys drogue parachute after landing J-10 fighter jet deploys drogue parachute after landing

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade with the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command deploys its drogue parachute to slow itself after landing at a military airfield during a recent combat flight training exercise.

Transport helicopters fly over urban area Transport helicopters fly over urban area

Two Mi-171 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fly in formation over the urban area during a routine flight training mission on December 6, 2018.

J-10 fighter jets take off for night training J-10 fighter jets take off for night training

Two pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command get settled in the cockpit of their fighter jet prior to a night flight training exercise on December 4, 2018.

Frigate flotilla conducts maritime operations Frigate flotilla conducts maritime operations

The guided-missile frigate Baise (Hull 585) attached to a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires its main gun at mock sea targets during the maritime training exercise from November 28 to December 1, 2018.

Pre-flight checks on JH-7 fighter bombers Pre-flight checks on JH-7 fighter bombers

A tractor-trailer attached to an aviation brigade under the air force of the PLA Southern Theater Command drags a JH-7 fighter bomber during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on November 28. 2018.

Fighter jets take off for air combat training Fighter jets take off for air combat training

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command takes off for a combat training exercise on the early morming of November 21, 2018.

J-11 fighter jets prepare for night flight J-11 fighter jets prepare for night flight

A maintenance man assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command signals a J-11 fighter jet to taxi down onto the runway after completing a flight training exercise on November 27, 2018.

PHZ-89 rocket launching systems fire at mock targets PHZ-89 rocket launching systems fire at mock targets

Two MBTs attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army fire at mock targets while advancing in speed during a live-fire training exercise in southwest China's Yunnan Province from November 22 to 26, 2018.

J-10 fighter jet flies past sun
Su-35 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock training
J-10 fighter jet deploys drogue parachute after landing
Transport helicopters fly over urban area
J-10 fighter jets take off for night training
Frigate flotilla conducts maritime operations
Pre-flight checks on JH-7 fighter bombers
Fighter jets take off for air combat training
J-11 fighter jets prepare for night flight
PHZ-89 rocket launching systems fire at mock targets
More ...
J-10 fighter jet flies past sun J-10 fighter jet flies past sun

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command flies past the sun during a live-fire training exercise on December 6, 2018.

Su-35 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock training Su-35 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock training

Su-35 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxi on the flightline during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on December 4, 2018.

J-10 fighter jet deploys drogue parachute after landing J-10 fighter jet deploys drogue parachute after landing

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade with the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command deploys its drogue parachute to slow itself after landing at a military airfield during a recent combat flight training exercise.

Transport helicopters fly over urban area Transport helicopters fly over urban area

Two Mi-171 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fly in formation over the urban area during a routine flight training mission on December 6, 2018.

J-10 fighter jets take off for night training J-10 fighter jets take off for night training

Two pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command get settled in the cockpit of their fighter jet prior to a night flight training exercise on December 4, 2018.

Frigate flotilla conducts maritime operations Frigate flotilla conducts maritime operations

The guided-missile frigate Baise (Hull 585) attached to a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires its main gun at mock sea targets during the maritime training exercise from November 28 to December 1, 2018.

Pre-flight checks on JH-7 fighter bombers Pre-flight checks on JH-7 fighter bombers

A tractor-trailer attached to an aviation brigade under the air force of the PLA Southern Theater Command drags a JH-7 fighter bomber during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on November 28. 2018.

Fighter jets take off for air combat training Fighter jets take off for air combat training

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command takes off for a combat training exercise on the early morming of November 21, 2018.

J-11 fighter jets prepare for night flight J-11 fighter jets prepare for night flight

A maintenance man assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command signals a J-11 fighter jet to taxi down onto the runway after completing a flight training exercise on November 27, 2018.

PHZ-89 rocket launching systems fire at mock targets PHZ-89 rocket launching systems fire at mock targets

Two MBTs attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army fire at mock targets while advancing in speed during a live-fire training exercise in southwest China's Yunnan Province from November 22 to 26, 2018.

J-10 fighter jet flies past sun
Su-35 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock training
J-10 fighter jet deploys drogue parachute after landing
Transport helicopters fly over urban area
J-10 fighter jets take off for night training
Frigate flotilla conducts maritime operations
Pre-flight checks on JH-7 fighter bombers
Fighter jets take off for air combat training
J-11 fighter jets prepare for night flight
PHZ-89 rocket launching systems fire at mock targets
Dai Xu, president of China's Institute of Marine Safety and Cooperation, said he believes that both the South China Sea issue and the Taiwan question will result in more tension in 2019 and was not very optimistic about the coming year.
The PLA Navy will operate at least five aircraft carriers in the near future, including the country's first two nuclear-powered ones that would likely be launched around 2025, Chinese military experts predicted on Wednesday.
Chinese military monitors, warns US warship
Chinese military monitored a US warship that entered Chinese territorial waters without permission and warned it to leave on Monday, a spokesman said on Friday.
Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov.29
China will fulfill the international obligations, and will continue to make contributions to regional peace and stability and also to protect major sea lines of communication.
China, India reach important consensus on boundary issues: FM
Senior officials of China and India had reached some important consensus on boundary issues during a Saturday meeting, said a press release from the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
A special forces contingent of People Liberation Army China arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to participate in Pak-China joint military exercise ‘Warrior –VI 2018’.
Pilots use mock targets to simulate real combat
Chinese warplanes have replaced crosshair targets painted on the ground with mock weapons and equipment in this year's target practice, a move that better simulates actual combat.
PLA Navy to have at least 5 carriers: experts
The PLA Navy will operate at least five aircraft carriers in the near future, including the country's first two nuclear-powered ones that would likely be launched around 2025, Chinese military experts predicted on Wednesday.
China to improve work on handling veterans' petitions
China's Ministry of Veterans Affairs has ordered relative organs at all levels to safeguard veterans' legitimate rights and interests and handle their petitions properly.
Chinese peacekeeping medical team rescues Egyptian malaria patients in Congo
35 peacekeepers of the advance force of the Egypt special operations company were infected with malaria. Upon receiving the rescue assignment, the secondary hospital of Chinese peacekeeping force to Congo (DRC) took immediate action.
Chinese standby peacekeeping force passes U.N. assessment
A spokesman for the Chinese military on Thursday said that China's standby peacekeeping force had passed an assessment by the United Nations.
Chinese peacekeeping troops, Lebanese army jointly host Peace Cup chess tournament
The first “Peace Cup” Chinese chess tournament was jointly hosted by the Chinese peacekeeping troops to Lebanon and the Lebanese Armed Forces on November 25.
Chinese peacekeeping engineers construct supply route for South Sudan
A main supply route project undertaken by the 9th Chinese peacekeeping engineer contingent to South Sudan started construction on November 19, 2018.
China sends new naval fleet for escort mission
The 31st fleet from the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy has left the port city of Zhanjiang in south China's Guangdong Province for the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to escort civilian ships.
Chinese naval fleet returns from escort missions
A Chinese naval fleet of three warships returned to a naval base in Zhoushan, on Thursday after ending escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters.
30th Chinese naval escort taskforce sets sail for Gulf of Aden
The 30th Chinese naval escort taskforce set out for the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somali from a naval port in Qingdao of east China's Shandong Province on Monday morning to carry out the escort mission.
Chinese naval ships make technical stop in Indonesia
The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce made a technical stop at Port of Tanjung Priok, Jakarta, Indonesia, from July 26 to 29.
China, Vietnam conclude 5th high-level border meeting
The fifth three-day high-level border meeting between Chinese and Vietnamese militaries successfully concluded on Wednesday in Cao Bằng Province in the northeast region of Vietnam.
China-Vietnam militaries hold joint disaster relief drill in border areas
According to the agenda of the fifth high-level border meeting between Chinese and Vietnamese militaries, a China-Vietnam border area disaster relief joint drill was held in the vicinity of Phục Hòa District of Cao Bằng Province in the northeast region of Vietnam on November 20.
Sino-American troops share disaster training
The US-China Disaster Management Exchange drew to a close on Saturday in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, after military delegations from both countries trained together in disaster relief work.
Chinese, U.S. militaries end disaster management exchange in Nanjing
Military personnel from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) Saturday ended the Disaster Management Exchange 2018 in Nanjing, eastern China's Jiangsu Province.
The "Peace Mission 2018" joint anti-terrorism military exercise kicked off at the No. 255 training range in Chebarkul, Russia on August 29, 2018 local time.
China issues new counterterrorism guideline
China's counter-terrorism-related ministries jointly issued a guideline on legal procedures and penalty standards for terrorist crimes, which experts predict will deter offenders.
China's anti-drone laser weapon could aid counter-terrorism
China showcased an anti-drone laser weapon at an exhibition, as experts said on Tuesday that the weapon could empower counter-terrorism efforts.
China, Russia conclude joint counter-terror exercises
Chinese and Russian forces concluded their joint counter-terror exercises Wednesday at a training base near Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in northwest China.
Scars of war last decades: unexploded bombs at China’s border with Vietnam
Li Wanyan witnessed the historic moment. She remembered that it was a foggy day and soldiers were walking past the minefield singing a song together. "They risked their lives to protect our safety and I don't know what I can do for them to express my gratitude."
Plateau border troops brave heavy wind and snow in Tibet
For the past 45 years, a stationary Chinese regiment has been patrolling the border area, braving strong wind and heavy snow, at the foot of Qomolangma in Tibet autonomous region.

CMC

Int'l Media on China

Warrior VI joint military exercise underway between Pakistan and China
A special forces contingent of People Liberation Army China arrived in Pakistan on Saturday to participate in Pak-China joint military exercise ‘Warrior –VI 2018’.

Int'l Militaries on China

U.S. Army participates in 14th annual Disaster Management Exchange in Nanjing, China
Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) and the People's Republic of China People's Liberation Army (PLA) will participate in a Disaster Management Exchange (DME) in Nanjing, China from Nov. 13-18.
US is better off with less intervention and less military use
Some analysts pointed out that rather than discussing with China and Russia to reduce military spending, the US is better off with less intervention and less military use.
The Arctic sees escalating militarization
With the increase of the Arctic's strategic value, international political and economic forces are falling into complex conflicts and fierce competitions for interests in the Arctic.