Artillerymen prepare self-propelled howitzer systems Artillerymen prepare self-propelled howitzer systems

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army prepare PCL-09 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer systems sitting in trenches during a live-fire operation on June 15, 2019.

AAAVs make their ways to the beach head AAAVs make their ways to the beach head

An AAAV attached to an amphibious combined brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army moves forward on the beach during the live-fire maritime amphibious assault training in waters of the East China Sea on June 13, 2019.

Long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System fires rockets at targets Long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System fires rockets at targets

A long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a rocket at mock target during a tactical live-fire training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on June 12, 2019.

Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets

A vehicle-mounted 122mm rocket launcher system attached to an artillery contingent of a brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise on June 12, 2019.

Air-defense missile system fires at targets in desert Air-defense missile system fires at targets in desert

An HQ-16 medium-range air-defense missile system attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a surface-to-air missile during a live-fire operation at a depopulated area in northwest China’s Gobi desert on June 7, 2019.

China launches activity to promote Long March spirit China launches activity to promote Long March spirit

Journalists conduct a group interview during an activity to retrace the route of the Long March at a revolutionary site in Ruijin City, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 11, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets take off simultaneously for sorties J-10 fighter jets take off simultaneously for sorties

Two J-10 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command take off simultaneously for a training sortie on June 6, 2019.

Amphibious dock landing ships release jamming shells Amphibious dock landing ships release jamming shells

The amphibious dock landing ships Changbaishan (R) and Wuzhishan (L) steam in formation in waters of the South China Sea during a three-dimensional amphibious landing operation from May 29 to June 3, 2019.

RHIB leaves for VBSS operation in qualification test RHIB leaves for VBSS operation in qualification test

A RHIB leaves the guided-missile frigate Baise, which acting as a merchant ship, after completing a VBSS operation during a four-day maritime fully exercising qualification test in waters of the South China Sea from May 30 to June 2, 2019.

WZ-10 attack helicopter lifts off for fire assault WZ-10 attack helicopter lifts off for fire assault

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lifts off from the parking apron to engage training subjects such as ultra-low altitude flight, live-fire assault and formation flight on June 4, 2019.

Artillerymen prepare self-propelled howitzer systems
AAAVs make their ways to the beach head
Long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System fires rockets at targets
Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets
Air-defense missile system fires at targets in desert
China launches activity to promote Long March spirit
J-10 fighter jets take off simultaneously for sorties
Amphibious dock landing ships release jamming shells
RHIB leaves for VBSS operation in qualification test
WZ-10 attack helicopter lifts off for fire assault
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Artillerymen prepare self-propelled howitzer systems Artillerymen prepare self-propelled howitzer systems

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army prepare PCL-09 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer systems sitting in trenches during a live-fire operation on June 15, 2019.

AAAVs make their ways to the beach head AAAVs make their ways to the beach head

An AAAV attached to an amphibious combined brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army moves forward on the beach during the live-fire maritime amphibious assault training in waters of the East China Sea on June 13, 2019.

Long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System fires rockets at targets Long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System fires rockets at targets

A long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a rocket at mock target during a tactical live-fire training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on June 12, 2019.

Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets

A vehicle-mounted 122mm rocket launcher system attached to an artillery contingent of a brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise on June 12, 2019.

Air-defense missile system fires at targets in desert Air-defense missile system fires at targets in desert

An HQ-16 medium-range air-defense missile system attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a surface-to-air missile during a live-fire operation at a depopulated area in northwest China’s Gobi desert on June 7, 2019.

China launches activity to promote Long March spirit China launches activity to promote Long March spirit

Journalists conduct a group interview during an activity to retrace the route of the Long March at a revolutionary site in Ruijin City, east China's Jiangxi Province, June 11, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets take off simultaneously for sorties J-10 fighter jets take off simultaneously for sorties

Two J-10 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command take off simultaneously for a training sortie on June 6, 2019.

Amphibious dock landing ships release jamming shells Amphibious dock landing ships release jamming shells

The amphibious dock landing ships Changbaishan (R) and Wuzhishan (L) steam in formation in waters of the South China Sea during a three-dimensional amphibious landing operation from May 29 to June 3, 2019.

RHIB leaves for VBSS operation in qualification test RHIB leaves for VBSS operation in qualification test

A RHIB leaves the guided-missile frigate Baise, which acting as a merchant ship, after completing a VBSS operation during a four-day maritime fully exercising qualification test in waters of the South China Sea from May 30 to June 2, 2019.

WZ-10 attack helicopter lifts off for fire assault WZ-10 attack helicopter lifts off for fire assault

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lifts off from the parking apron to engage training subjects such as ultra-low altitude flight, live-fire assault and formation flight on June 4, 2019.

Artillerymen prepare self-propelled howitzer systems
AAAVs make their ways to the beach head
Long-range Multiple Launch Rocket System fires rockets at targets
Rocket launcher systems launch 122mm rockets
Air-defense missile system fires at targets in desert
China launches activity to promote Long March spirit
J-10 fighter jets take off simultaneously for sorties
Amphibious dock landing ships release jamming shells
RHIB leaves for VBSS operation in qualification test
WZ-10 attack helicopter lifts off for fire assault
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China vows unwavering determination to maintain Iranian nuclear deal: FM
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UN peacekeeping operations must adhere to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter and the fundamental principles of peacekeeping operations, said a Chinese envoy on Tuesday.
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The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday refuted the United States media reports about "Chinese military personnel taking irresponsible actions in Djibouti," saying this information does not align with the facts.
PLA Army holds first competition for border and coastal ship-and-boat troops
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China's FC-31 fighter jet shows major upgrades at Paris Air Show
China's fifth generation stealth fighter jet FC-31 showcased its latest upgrades at the ongoing Paris Air Show, and analysts noted on Wednesday that the displayed model shows noteworthy changes in design that could significantly improve its capabilities.
Over 10,000 athletes register for 2019 Military World Games
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Chinese peacekeepers to Lebanon obtain UN mine clearance and EOD certifications
The 18th Chinese peacekeeping multi-functional engineer contingent to Lebanon has passed a three-day assessment conducted by the United Nations Mine Action Service, and successfully obtained the mine clearance and Explosive Ordnance Disposal qualifications.
Graphics: China's role in world's peacekeeping cause
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Chinese peacekeepers in UNIFIL complete 17th rotation in Lebanon
A new batch of Chinese peacekeepers joined the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Monday following the 17th Transfer of Authority (rotation) ceremony in Lebanon's southern village Hinnieh near the port city of Tyre.
6th Chinese peacekeeping force to Mali returns home
The 2nd echelon of 190 peacekeeping officers and soldiers of the 6th Chinese peacekeeping force to Mali returned to China from the Mali mission area on Sunday.
Chinese naval fleets escort over 6,600 vessels in Gulf of Aden, Somalia over past 10 years
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Navy fleet escorts four Chinese civilian ships
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China sends new naval destroyer fleet to Somali waters for escort mission
China's 32nd convoy fleet to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, the People's Liberation Army Navy official WeChat account announced that same day.
Chinese Navy imprints its escort efforts on embankment of Djibouti
In 2008, a naval graffito was left by a country on the harbor embankment in Djibouti. Since then various navies including the Chinese Navy have followed suit.
Militias participate in rescue operations of North China landslide
PLA's Shanxi Provincial Military Command dispatched militias for the landslide rescue operations in Shanxi Province, North China.
China, Vietnam conclude 5th high-level border meeting
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China-Vietnam militaries hold joint disaster relief drill in border areas
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Sino-American troops share disaster training
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China issues new counterterrorism guideline
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China honors veteran war hero as
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Int'l Media on China

Myanmar military chief meets with Chinese ambassador
Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing received Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar Hong Liang, who had completed his duty in Myanmar, at the Parlour of Bayintnaung Villa at Nay Pyi Taw in the morning of May 13.

Int'l Militaries on China

MONUSCO's first female military observer from China, Major Yang Huan Huan
As military observers, we put together the first-hand information received during the patrol investigations and report them to relevant departments every day. It makes me happy to see how our efforts can help make some difference in the country.
Iran's
Purely from the perspective of military strength, the modernization of Iran's armed forces is very close to the degree of Saddam's army that was destroyed by the US troops in the Iraq War. However, it should be noticed that Iran has a population and land area several times that of Iraq.
Daily growing US-Iran ConfrontationsBehindthe Oil-Tankers Attack
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