The first plenum of the inter-departmental joint conference on national conscription work was held in Beijing on January 18. State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe, also a member of the CMC, attended the meeting and delivered a speech.
The press conference of the 9th World Radio Detection and Ranging (Radar) Expo and the 1st "Radar and Future" Summit was held in Nanjing on the morning of January 14.
According to the recruiting office of the Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China, the promotional videos for national military recruitment in 2021 were officially released on January 10.
In the recent fight to safeguard China's national territorial sovereignty and maintain peace and tranquility of the China-India border areas, a number of heroic service members, who cherish peace, stick to their duty and defend justice, have emerged in the Chinese border defense forces.
On February 5, the US guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain trespassed into the waters adjacent to China's Xisha Islands without Chinese Government's permission, and the naval and aerial forces of the Chinese PLA Southern Theater Command conducted whole-process tracking and monitoring on the US destroyer and warned it off.
China conducted a land-based mid-course missile interception test within its territory on February 4 and achieved the desired test objective.
The 36th Chinese naval escort taskforce held a joint naval exercise with the Singapore navy in waters near Singapore on February 24, according to the PLA Navy Spokesperson Senior Captain Gao Xiucheng.
On the afternoon of February 9, the Chinese PLA Navy headquarters in Beijing held a video conference to extend blessings and sincere greetings to the PLA naval troops on duty.
The 36th and the 37th Chinese naval escort taskforces held a mission-handover ceremony in the Gulf of Aden on January 31, local time.
Various new-type logistic equipment and materials deployed by the Chinese PLA provides an all-round guarantee for the training and living of front-line service members.
Recently, service members of a radar station assigned to a brigade of the PLA Air Force stationed in Tibet successfully drilled a well over 200 meters underground, ending their 57-year history of water supply shortage.
The US-China Disaster Management Exchange 2020, a three-day online seminar on humanitarian assistance and disaster reduction (HADR) between the Chinese and US militaries, wrapped up simultaneously in Nanjing, China and Hawaii, the United States respectively.
The 19th Chinese peacekeeping medical contingent to Lebanon carried out a joint emergency medical rescue drill on February 23 with multinational peacekeeping units under the UNIFIL.