Ahead of the 95th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), three nominees have been proposed as recipients of this year's August 1 Medal.
The 13th China-ASEAN Defense Ministers' Informal Meeting was held via video link on Wednesday. The meeting was co-chaired by Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe and General Tea Banh, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Cambodia, the rotating chair of ASEAN.
Three astronauts from the Shenzhou-13 crewed mission were awarded medals for their service to China's space endeavors on Tuesday.
"Certain media have been continuously hyping up the normal exchanges and cooperation between China and Cambodia with ulterior motive," said Senior Colonel Tan Kefei, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, at a regular press conference on Thursday.
Such provocative move by the US side jeopardizes regional situation and harms the peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, the Chinese side is adamantly opposed to that.
China conducted a land-based mid-course missile interception test within its territory on June 19, 2022 and achieved the desired test objective. The test is defensive in nature and not targeted against any country.
The Chinese and Vietnamese naval forces successfully completed the 32nd joint patrol mission in Beibu Gulf on June 23.
According to the schedule of the 32nd China-Vietnam joint patrol in Beibu Gulf, the Chinese naval corvettes Bazhong (Hull No. 625) and Enshi (Hull No. 627) carried out joint patrol with two Vietnamese naval ships together in the waters of the Beibu Gulf on June 22.
China launched its third aircraft carrier, the Fujian, in Shanghai on Friday. The carrier, named after Fujian Province, was completely designed and built by China.
Recently, a naval aviation unit of the PLA Southern Theater Command organized anti-submarine patrol aircraft to carry out high-intensity search and attack training, which has strengthened the pilots' capability to meet emergency and conduct coordinated operations.
Recently, guided-missile frigates Suqian (Hull 666) and Jingmen (Hull 667) attached to the PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducted a multi-subject maritime training exercise in waters off Hong Kong.
Recently, a ship-borne helicopter regiment with the naval aviation troops under the PLA Eastern Theater Command conducted, day-and-night flight training exercise involving multi-type helicopters in low-visibility weather to further enhance the troops' overall all-weather combat capability.
In the driving training, the deep pits, single- and double-railed bridges, wading pools, bomb craters and S-shaped curves were set at the muddy ground, and the trainees were required to drive through these obstacles one by one.

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