Category Archives: Ministry of National Defense

Hong Kong communities visit PLA Garrison before Mid-Autumn Day

MOD. HONG KONG, September 12 (ChinaMil) — A mid-autumn visitation group from all walks of life of Hong Kong visited the PLA Hong Kong Garrison to deliver their festival greetings and blessings on Sept. 10. The delegation, led by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong S.A.R. Leung Chun-ying and his wife, Mrs. Regina Tong Ching-yi, as well as Dai Defeng,

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Mobilization meeting of Peace Mission-2016 joint exercise held in Xinjiang

. MOD. KIZILSU KIRGHIZ, September 12 (ChinaMil) — The air force of the PLA Western Theater Command and some troops of the PLA Xinjiang Military Command hosted a mobilization meeting for the upcoming Peace Mission-2016 joint anti-terror military exercise at a training base in Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture of northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on September 11. According to

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Guided missile destroyer Harbin leaves Port of Salalah

MOD.SALALAH, September 12 (ChinaMil) — The guided missile destroyer Harbin (Hull Number 112) of the 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce wrapped up its four-day rest and recuperation and left the Port of Salalah in Oman to continue its escort tasks on the afternoon of September 9, local time. According to plan, later, the other two ships of the 24th Chinese

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China, Russia ready for joint navy drill in South China Sea

MOD. BEIJING, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) — A Russian fleet arrived at a port in Zhanjiang in south China’s Guangdong Province on Monday, with Chinese naval forces gathering for a joint drill. The “Joint Sea 2016” drill will go ahead between September 12 and 19 in the South China Sea, off Guangdong. Wang Hai, Chinese chief director of the exercise and

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China, Russia to hold Navy drill in South China Sea

MOD.BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) — China and Russia will stage an eight-day Navy drill in the South China Sea off southern China’s Guangdong Province starting Monday, a Chinese Navy spokesperson said Sunday. The drill, “Joint Sea-2016,” will feature Navy surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft, ship-borne helicopters marine corps and amphibious armored equipment from both navies, according to spokesperson Liang Yang.

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Spotlight: China urges better guided, coordinated UN peacekeeping with fresh pledges

MOD.LONDON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — China on Thursday said that UN peacekeeping should be improved with better guidance and coordination as the second largest peacekeeping funding contributor of UN peacekeeping renewed its commitment and pledges. FRESH PLEDGES China is devoted to improving its peacekeeping capabilities and developing international cooperation, visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan told the

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Chinese, Australian, U.S. soldiers complete survival skills exercise

MODDARWIN, September 9 (ChinaMil) – The Chinese, Australian, and the U.S. soldiers have completed survival skills exercise of the Kowari-2016 Army Skills Joint Training at the Barracks in Darwin of Australia on September 8. The exercise aims to improve military cooperation, friendship and trust among China, Australia and the United States. China sent a team of 14 members, including 5

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China, Britain vow to deepen military exchanges, mutual trust

MOD.LONDON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — China and Britain on Thursday pledged to enhance their exchanges and mutual trust in military to tap their huge cooperation potential. The latest development came as visiting Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with British Secretary of State for Defense Michael Fallon on the sideline of the ongoing UN peacekeeping defense ministerial meeting in London.

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Senior Chinese military leader meets with Myanmar military chief in Myanmar

MOD. NAYPYITAW, Sept. 7 (ChinaMil) — General Xu Qiliang, vice chairman of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), held talks with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the Myanmar Defense Services, in Naypyitaw, capital of Myanmar, on September 6, local time. Gen. Xu Qiliang expressed that with the profound “Paukphaw” friendship (a long-lasting friend -ship between the Chinese and Burmese

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Chinese Navy Commander meets with Chilean counterpart

MOD BEIJING, September 7 (ChinaMil) — Admiral Wu Shengli, member of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC) and commander of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), met with Admiral Enrique Larrañaga, the visiting Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Navy, in Beijing on September 5. Admiral Wu Shengli pointed out that China and Chile have a long history of friendly

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