China's commercial carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 makes maiden flight China's commercial carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 makes maiden flight

China's new carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 (SD-1), designed for commercial use, made its maiden flight on Saturday, sending three satellites into planned orbit.

Ground Force and Navy troops conduct joint fast-rope training Ground Force and Navy troops conduct joint fast-rope training

Soldiers assigned to the PLA 74th Group Army conduct fast-roping from a helicopter attached to a Navy aviation regiment during a joint fast-rope training exercise on the shore of the South China Sea on Aug. 14, 2019.

Main battle tank passes through shallow trench Main battle tank passes through shallow trench

A Type-99 main battle tank attached to a division of the ground force passes through a shallow trench during a real-combat exercise in north China recently.

Gun-howitzers fire in Gobi desert Gun-howitzers fire in Gobi desert

PLZ-05 self-propelled 155 mm gun-howitzers attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army fire at mock aerial targets during a tactical live-fire training exercise in northwest China's Gobi desert on August 8, 2019.

Suvorov Attack contest of IAG 2019 warps up in Korla Suvorov Attack contest of IAG 2019 warps up in Korla

Chinese soldiers load missiles onto an armored infantry fighting vehicle during the relay race stage of the "Suvorov Attack" contest in the IAG 2019, which concluded in Korla on August 15, 2019. China, Russia and Iran teams were in the top three.

Interaction Race stage of Clear Sky Contest in IAG 2019 Interaction Race stage of Clear Sky Contest in IAG 2019

A Chinese wheeled armored transport vehicle passes through the sandy road in speed during the Interaction Race stage of the Clear Sky Contest of the IAG 2019 in Korla of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 13, 2019.

Relay Race stage in Safe Environment Contest of IAG 2019 Relay Race stage in Safe Environment Contest of IAG 2019

Chinese infantry fighting vehicles fire jamming bombs to make interference as they pass through man-made obstacles during the Relay Race, the third stage of the Safe Environment Contest of the IAG 2019 at a military training base in Korla on August 12, 2019.

Chinese marines rank second in Relay Race of the IAG-2019 ”Seaborne Assault” contest Chinese marines rank second in Relay Race of the IAG-2019 ”Seaborne Assault” contest

Chinese marines load ammunition onto a marine infantry combat vehicle during the relay race of the Seaborne Assault contest as part of the International Army Games 2019 on August 14 in the Kaliningrad region in Russia.

Individual Race stage of Suvorov Attack Contest in IAG-2019 Individual Race stage of Suvorov Attack Contest in IAG-2019

A Chinese participating IFV wades through a mock ford obstacle during the Individual race stage of the Suvorov Attack Contest of the IAG 2019 in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 4, 2019.

Chinese peacekeeping contingent attends Pakistan Independence Day celebration Chinese peacekeeping contingent attends Pakistan Independence Day celebration

The 22nd Chinese peacekeeping contingent to the DR Congo attends the celebration of Pakistan's 72nd Independence Day under the invitation of the Pakistani peacekeeping force, at the Pakistani camp in the city of Bukavu, on Aug. 14, 2019.

China's commercial carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 makes maiden flight
Ground Force and Navy troops conduct joint fast-rope training
Main battle tank passes through shallow trench
Gun-howitzers fire in Gobi desert
Suvorov Attack contest of IAG 2019 warps up in Korla
Interaction Race stage of Clear Sky Contest in IAG 2019
Relay Race stage in Safe Environment Contest of IAG 2019
Chinese marines rank second in Relay Race of the IAG-2019 ”Seaborne Assault” contest
Individual Race stage of Suvorov Attack Contest in IAG-2019
Chinese peacekeeping contingent attends Pakistan Independence Day celebration
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China's commercial carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 makes maiden flight China's commercial carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 makes maiden flight

China's new carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 (SD-1), designed for commercial use, made its maiden flight on Saturday, sending three satellites into planned orbit.

Ground Force and Navy troops conduct joint fast-rope training Ground Force and Navy troops conduct joint fast-rope training

Soldiers assigned to the PLA 74th Group Army conduct fast-roping from a helicopter attached to a Navy aviation regiment during a joint fast-rope training exercise on the shore of the South China Sea on Aug. 14, 2019.

Main battle tank passes through shallow trench Main battle tank passes through shallow trench

A Type-99 main battle tank attached to a division of the ground force passes through a shallow trench during a real-combat exercise in north China recently.

Gun-howitzers fire in Gobi desert Gun-howitzers fire in Gobi desert

PLZ-05 self-propelled 155 mm gun-howitzers attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army fire at mock aerial targets during a tactical live-fire training exercise in northwest China's Gobi desert on August 8, 2019.

Suvorov Attack contest of IAG 2019 warps up in Korla Suvorov Attack contest of IAG 2019 warps up in Korla

Chinese soldiers load missiles onto an armored infantry fighting vehicle during the relay race stage of the "Suvorov Attack" contest in the IAG 2019, which concluded in Korla on August 15, 2019. China, Russia and Iran teams were in the top three.

Interaction Race stage of Clear Sky Contest in IAG 2019 Interaction Race stage of Clear Sky Contest in IAG 2019

A Chinese wheeled armored transport vehicle passes through the sandy road in speed during the Interaction Race stage of the Clear Sky Contest of the IAG 2019 in Korla of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 13, 2019.

Relay Race stage in Safe Environment Contest of IAG 2019 Relay Race stage in Safe Environment Contest of IAG 2019

Chinese infantry fighting vehicles fire jamming bombs to make interference as they pass through man-made obstacles during the Relay Race, the third stage of the Safe Environment Contest of the IAG 2019 at a military training base in Korla on August 12, 2019.

Chinese marines rank second in Relay Race of the IAG-2019 ”Seaborne Assault” contest Chinese marines rank second in Relay Race of the IAG-2019 ”Seaborne Assault” contest

Chinese marines load ammunition onto a marine infantry combat vehicle during the relay race of the Seaborne Assault contest as part of the International Army Games 2019 on August 14 in the Kaliningrad region in Russia.

Individual Race stage of Suvorov Attack Contest in IAG-2019 Individual Race stage of Suvorov Attack Contest in IAG-2019

A Chinese participating IFV wades through a mock ford obstacle during the Individual race stage of the Suvorov Attack Contest of the IAG 2019 in Korla, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 4, 2019.

Chinese peacekeeping contingent attends Pakistan Independence Day celebration Chinese peacekeeping contingent attends Pakistan Independence Day celebration

The 22nd Chinese peacekeeping contingent to the DR Congo attends the celebration of Pakistan's 72nd Independence Day under the invitation of the Pakistani peacekeeping force, at the Pakistani camp in the city of Bukavu, on Aug. 14, 2019.

China's commercial carrier rocket Smart Dragon-1 makes maiden flight
Ground Force and Navy troops conduct joint fast-rope training
Main battle tank passes through shallow trench
Gun-howitzers fire in Gobi desert
Suvorov Attack contest of IAG 2019 warps up in Korla
Interaction Race stage of Clear Sky Contest in IAG 2019
Relay Race stage in Safe Environment Contest of IAG 2019
Chinese marines rank second in Relay Race of the IAG-2019 ”Seaborne Assault” contest
Individual Race stage of Suvorov Attack Contest in IAG-2019
Chinese peacekeeping contingent attends Pakistan Independence Day celebration
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Chinese missile destroyer
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China-Vietnam militaries hold joint disaster relief drill in border areas
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"It is important to remember the US-China friendship that was established during WWII and it's a proved victory," Greene said.

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US wants to mess up world via
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Missile warning needs heeding
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