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The 45th fleet of the Chinese PLA Navy on Tuesday set sail from a military port in the coastal city of Qingdao to take over an escort mission from the 44th naval fleet in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for comprehensively enhancing the troops' combat readiness during an inspection of a group army headquartered in the country's northeast.
Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command said on Saturday that the PLA Eastern Theater Command carried out training exercise in the waters and airspace to the north and southwest of Taiwan Island on August 19.
Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command, said on Saturday that the PLA Eastern Theater Command organized naval and air forces to conduct joint combat-ready patrol and training exercise around Taiwan Island on August 19.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) and the Halifax-class frigate HMCS Montreal (FFG 336) sailed through the Taiwan Strait on June 3 and hyped it up publicly. Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command, slammed such provocative move in a written statement released on Saturday.
Snr. Col. Shi pointed out that the recent frequent provocative actions made by the US warships and planes have fully proved that the US is a saboteur of peace and stability as well as a creator of security risks in the Taiwan Strait.
Every move of US warship Milius as it passed through the Taiwan Strait on April 16 was tracked and monitored, said the Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command on Monday.
Warships from the Eastern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army continued to carry out combat training on Tuesday, after the three-day "Joint Sword" joint exercises around Taiwan Island ended on Monday.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Milius on April 10 illegally trespassed into the waters adjacent to the Meiji Jiao of China's Nansha Islands without the approval of the Chinese government.
The PLA Eastern Theater Command had wrapped up the combat readiness security patrol around the Taiwan Island and all tasks of the Joint Sword exercise.
The Eastern Theater Command of the People's Liberation Army carried out a number of simulated strikes against key targets on the Taiwan Island and its surrounding waters in exercises over the weekend, the command said.
The PLA Eastern Theater Command launched combat readiness security patrol encircling the Taiwan Island and carried out “Joint Sword” exercise, which will last from April 8 to 10 Beijing time as scheduled.
A naval vessel training center under the PLA Northern Theater Command recently held a three-day full-course test on the Type 055 10,000 ton-class guided-missile destroyer Wuxi in China’s Yellow Sea.
An aviation regiment under the PLA Southern Theater Command received an order to conduct an aerial refueling mission for fighter jets formation one day.
Amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicles attached to a company of a combined-arms brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army conducted a joint maritime beach landing training drill recently.
Recently, the PLA Macao Garrison and the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government jointly launched the annual national flag raiser training for local students in 2023.
An armored unit of the Tibet Military Command carried out a comprehensive training assessment on a plateau training ground about 4,500 meters above sea level amid minus 20 degrees Celsius.
China on Monday expressed strong opposition to the U.S. aircraft's flying through the Taiwan Straits.
More than 760 pieces of Spring Festival groceries, including lanterns, Spring Festival couplets, fruits, meat, computers, televisions, air conditioners, automatic washing machines, tables and chairs for study, have recently been delivered to the Tielieketi border defense company in Xinjiang.
Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command, released a written statement on Friday, saying that the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) sailed through the Taiwan Strait on January 5, 2023 and hyped it up publicly.
The Chinese PLA Southern Theater Command released a written statement on Saturday night to rebut the US military's recent smear, saying that the US deliberately misled the public opinion, distorted fact, blamed the innocent and attempted to fool the international community.
Recently, a regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command received the newly-distributed integrated individual combat systems including a new-style assault backpack in various kinds of load-carrying equipment.
On December 25, the PLA Eastern Theater Command conducted the joint combat-readiness security patrol and joint firepower striking exercise involving troops of multiple services and arms in the waters and airspace around the Taiwan Island, said Army Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the PLA Eastern Theater Command (ETC), on Sunday.
Some officers assigned to the PLA Hong Kong Garrison finished the deployment in Hong Kong and returned to their former posts on December 26, 2022.
Senior Colonel Long Shaohua, spokesperson for the Western Theater Command of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), made remarks on Chinese border troops' routine patrol in Dongzhang area on Tuesday.
The USS Chancellorsville's illegal behavior seriously violated China's sovereignty and security, and served as a new irrefutable proof of the US military's practice of navigation hegemony and militarization of the South China Sea.
The Chinese and Lao militaries held the third border defense friendship exchange in Mengla County, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, on Monday.
After a 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Luding County, Southwest China's Sichuan Province, the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command opened ten rescue air routes in particularly difficult circumstances to lift the local residents out of plight on Sept. 6, 2022.
At 15:30 Spet.5, the aviation troops, engineering troops and medical service troops assigned to the 77th Group Army finished preparations and waited for order to set out.