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November 2013 - China Special Weapons News

  • Submitting flight plans to China for security only: CAA head CNA 30 Nov 2013 -- Taiwan agreeing to provide flight plans to China is based on security concerns and does not involve sovereignty issues, Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) Director-General Jean Shen said Saturday.
  • US advises airlines to comply with China's air defense zone Iran Press TV 30 Nov 2013 -- The United States has advised its commercial airlines to abide by China's newly declared air-defense zone in the East China Sea, even though the US government has not recognized it, officials said.
  • Air force patrols of China's ADIZ legitimate: spokesman People's Daily 29 Nov 2013 -- Planes from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force have the right to patrol in China's East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in light of the need of air defense, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday.
  • China's ADIZ will not cause tension: spokesman People's Daily 29 Nov 2013 -- China's newly-established Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) will not cause regional tension, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said on Friday.
  • Xi calls for stronger strategic reserve forces People's Daily 29 Nov 2013 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to reinforce the party's leadership over the troops, enhance its war capabilities and strive to build a strong strategic reserve force.
  • US Airlines to Comply With China Defense Zone VOA 29 Nov 2013 -- The United States has advised American commercial airlines to notify Beijing of flight plans over China's newly-declared air defense identification zone, although U.S. officials say the compliance does not indicate U.S. government acceptance of China's requirements.
  • China dismisses Japanese claim of altering status quo People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- China's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea is completely justified and legitimate, Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said on Thursday.
  • Expert: Chinese aircraft carrier expects new-type unmanned attackers, maybe effectively partnering with J-20 People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- Interviewed by a reporter, military expert Li Li said that in the future China would need unmanned stealth attackers that could be transported by aircraft carrier or effectively partnered with the J-20.
  • Chinese polytype fighters go on patrol in ADIZ People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- The Chinese government announced on the 23rd that its air force had conducted the first air patrol in the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone since its demarcation.
  • Flights operating smoothly over China's air defense zone People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- China on Thursday confirmed the smooth operation of flights over the country's newly established Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea.
  • Sanya harbor capable of docking aircraft carrier: Chinese DM People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- A Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman said on Thursday that the navy harbor in south China's Sanya City has the preliminary capability of docking China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning.
  • China's aircraft carrier Liaoning passes through Taiwan Strait People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, passed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday morning on its way to a training mission in the South China Sea.
  • U.S. should act as honest broker People's Daily 28 Nov 2013 -- Pentagon officials said Tuesday that two U.S. B-52 bombers have flown over the area of the Diaoyu Islands, which is included in China's newly established Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea.
  • China's carrier group had 'innocent passage' through Taiwan Strait CNA 28 Nov 2013 -- China's aircraft carrier battle group headed by the Liaoning made an 'innocent passage' in a broader sense through the Taiwan Strait Thursday, military sources in Taipei said.
  • China's carrier fleet did not cross Taiwan Strait midline: MND CNA 28 Nov 2013 -- China's Liaoning aircraft carrier battle group did not cross the centerline of the Taiwan Strait when it passed through the waters on its way to the South China Sea, a Defense Ministry official said Thursday.
  • China's aircraft carrier fleet leaves Taiwan Strait: MND CNA 28 Nov 2013 -- China's Liaoning aircraft carrier battle group has passed through the Taiwan Strait and is heading for the South China Sea, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) said Thursday.
  • China chases US, Japanese planes in air zone Iran Press TV 29 Nov 2013 -- Chinese fighter jets have chased the US and Japanese military aircraft inside China's newly declared Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea.
  • China Air Defense Zone Hangs Over VP Biden's Visit VOA 29 Nov 2013 -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden travels to China next week as part of a regional tour that includes stops in South Korea and Japan. While the trip to Beijing was expected to focus on economic issues and other areas of cooperation, analysts say China's controversial new air defense zone in the East China Sea is likely to be a major topic.
  • China Fighter Jets Identify US, Japanese Aircraft VOA 29 Nov 2013 -- China says it has sent two fighter jets to monitor U.S. and Japanese aircraft that flew into its newly declared air defense zone over the East China Sea.
  • US-Japan war games amid China 'zone' dispute Iran Press TV 29 Nov 2013 -- The United States and Japan are taking part in a huge naval exercise involving dozens of warships, submarines and aircraft off the island of Okinawa, amid heightened tensions with China.
  • Japanese planes fly over Chinese-declared zone 'tension-free' Iran Press TV 28 Nov 2013 -- Japan's coast guard says its planes have flown through China's newly-declared territorial air defense identification zone in the East China Sea without any resistance from the Chinese side.
  • PLA issues new armament administration regulation People's Daily 27 Nov 2013 -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed on the newly-amended Armament Administration Regulation of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), which will take effect on Dec. 1.
  • China says it monitored US bombers in new defense air zone Iran Press TV 27 Nov 2013 -- China says it has monitored American B-52 bombers flight in its newly-declared territorial air defense identification zone in the East China Sea.
  • U.S., China unlikely to clash over Beijing's ADIZ CNA 27 Nov 2013 -- Although the United States defied China's demarcation of an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) by flying bombers over a disputed island chain in the East China Sea, conflict between the two countries is unlikely to erupt, a China expert in Hong Kong said Wednesday.
  • China's air zone raises regional risk: analyst CNA 27 Nov 2013 -- China's demarcation of an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) that includes a disputed island chain in the East China Sea has increased the risk of possible miscalculation and escalation in the region, according to a U.K.- based analyst.
  • Scholars see different outcomes of China's ADIZ declaration CNA 27 Nov 2013 -- China's demarcation of a broad air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea has left scholars disagreeing over the significance and outcome of the move.
  • US Warplanes Defy Chinese Air Defense Zone VOA 27 Nov 2013 -- The U.S. military has made clear its position on China's new aviation restricted zone by flying two bombers through the area. China recently restricted air space in part of the East China Sea to assert its claim over a group of disputed islands.
  • Two US bombers fly over China air defense zone Iran Press TV 26 Nov 2013 -- Two American B-52 bombers have entered the new Chinese Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea without informing the Chinese government.
  • China's air defense zone doesn't target specific country: expert People's Daily 26 Nov 2013 -- China's newly-established air defense identification zone over the East China Sea does not target a specific country, said a military expert in Beijing on Tuesday.
  • Conflict over Diaoyutais more likely with China's ADIZ: expert CNA 26 Nov 2013 -- China's demarcation of an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea has increased the chances of a conflict between China and Japan or even the United States over the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, a Hong Kong expert said Monday.
  • China's ADIZ not connected to sovereignty: president CNA 26 Nov 2013 -- President Ma Ying-jeou said Tuesday that China's establishment of an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over an area of the East China Sea does not involve air space or territorial sovereignty, but he added that Taiwan will express its serious concerns to China and other parties.
  • Taiwan 'deeply concerned' about China's air defense zone claim CNA 26 Nov 2013 -- Taiwan is 'deeply concerned' about China's recent demarcation of an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) that includes the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, which are also claimed by Taiwan and Japan, an official said Tuesday.
  • China's aircraft carrier leaves for sea trials People's Daily 26 Nov 2013 -- China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, left its homeport of Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province for the South China Sea on Tuesday on a scientific and training mission.
  • China Sends Aircraft Carrier to South China Sea for Training VOA 26 Nov 2013 -- China has sent its only aircraft carrier on a training mission in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in tense territorial disputes with several of its neighbors.
  • China's hospital ship begins treating patients in disaster-hit C. Philippines People's Daily 25 Nov 2013 -- China's Peace Ark Hospital Ship Monday has already given medical aid to patients in typhoon-hit areas in central Philippines, after going into the Leyte Gulf on Sunday afternoon.
  • Air defense zone won't affect flight freedom: experts People's Daily 25 Nov 2013 -- Establishment of China's air defense identification zone won't affect the flight freedom of other countries' aircraft, military experts reiterated on Sunday.
  • China's air defense zone doesn't target specific country: expert People's Daily 25 Nov 2013 -- China's newly-established air defense identification zone over the East China Sea does not target a specific country, said a military expert in Beijing on Tuesday.
  • Pentagon Prepared to Defend US Planes in China Defense Zone VOA 25 Nov 2013 -- A Pentagon spokesman says the United States will not comply with China's new air defense zone in the East China Sea and is prepared to defend its aircraft that enter the region.
  • U.S., China Conduct Disaster Management Exchange AFPS 25 Nov 2013 -- Soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific, the Hawaii Army National Guard and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency participated with members of China's People's Liberation Army in a disaster management exchange, Nov. 12-14 at Marine Corps Training Area-Bellows here.
  • Taiwan in contact with U.S., Japan over China's ADIZ claim CNA 25 Nov 2013 -- Taiwan's government has been in contact with the United States and Japan over China's demarcation of an air defense identification zone in an area that includes the disputed Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea, Foreign Minister David Lin said Monday.
  • Japan summons China's envoy over air defense zone Iran Press TV 25 Nov 2013 -- Japan has summoned the Chinese ambassador to lodge a protest after Beijing declared an 'air defense identification zone' over the disputed islands of the East China Sea.
  • Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone DoD 23 Nov 2013 -- The United States is deeply concerned by the People's Republic of China announcement today that it is establishing an air defense identification zone in the East China Sea.
  • Statement on the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone US Dept. of State 23 Nov 2013
  • Announcement of the Aircraft Identification Rules for the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone of the P.R.C. Xinhua 23 Nov 2013 -- China's Ministry of National Defense issued an announcement of the aircraft identification rules for the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone of the People's Republic of China. Following is the full text:
  • Defense Ministry spokesman responds to air defense identification zone questions Xinhua 23 Nov 2013 -- China's Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun on Saturday answered questions from the media on the establishment of the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone.
  • Taiwan concerned about China's new air defense zone in East China Sea CNA 24 Nov 2013 -- Taiwan's government said Saturday it is concerned about the developments in East Asia following China's demarcation of an East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) that includes the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, which are also claimed by Taiwan and Japan.
  • Taipei voices regret over Beijing's air defense zone in E China Sea CNA 23 Nov 2013 -- Taiwan's government expressed regret Saturday that Beijing issued a map earlier in the day of an East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone that includes the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, which are also claimed by the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Japan.
  • China should avoid military action in territorial dispute: MAC CNA 23 Nov 2013 -- The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Taiwan's top China policy planning body, said Saturday that China should shelve the territorial dispute over the Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea and should not try to resolve the issue by military means.
  • Japan Protests China's New Air Defense Zone VOA 23 Nov 2013 -- Japan has lodged a strong protest with Beijing after China's defense ministry released an air defense zone map for the East China Sea that includes islands controlled by Japan, but claimed by China.
  • China's Peace Ark departs for typhoon-hit Philippines People's Daily 22 Nov 2013 -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's hospital ship, the Peace Ark, set sail Thursday for a typhoon relief mission to the Philippines.
  • China's Peace Ark ready to depart for Philippines People's Daily 21 Nov 2013 -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy's hospital ship, the Peace Ark, is ready for a typhoon relief mission to the Philippines, a navy spokesperson said on Wednesday.
  • Spokesmen system to boost military transparency People's Daily 21 Nov 2013 -- China unveiled spokesmen for its seven military branches on Wednesday night in an effort to beef up the country's military transparency.
  • China 'challenging' US military power Iran Press TV 21 Nov 2013 -- A US congressional panel, which advises lawmakers on the national security implications of the relationship between the Washington and Beijing, has warned that China could possess the largest fleet of modern submarine and combatant ships in the western Pacific by 2020.
  • China orders combat-oriented reforms in military schools People's Daily 20 Nov 2013 -- China's military schools have began reforming curriculums and management of their students to boost real combat abilities, sources with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have said.
  • China's U8E unmanned helicopter makes debut at air show abroad People's Daily 20 Nov 2013 -- China's U8E-type unmanned helicopter was showcased on November 17, 2013 at the 13th Dubai Air Show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • US worried about China's nuke bombers hitting military bases Iran Press TV 20 Nov 2013 -- The United States is gravely concerned about China's new long-range nuclear bombers that can target previously unreachable US military bases in the Pacific, according to a new report.
  • China-India joint training: small in scale, great in significance People's Daily 19 Nov 2013 -- The China-India army joint anti-terrorism training code-named 'Hand-in-Hand 2013' came to an end on November 13, 2013 at a comprehensive training base of the Chengdu Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in southwest China's Sichuan province.
  • To win battles: PLA newspaper People's Daily 19 Nov 2013 -- China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) is striving to maintain its glorious wartime reputation by advancing military reform and putting paid to the ethos of decadence.
  • China offers international humanitarian mine-clearance assistance in active way People's Daily 19 Nov 2013 -- China has been actively offering international humanitarian mine-clearance assistance and training since 1998, making positive contributions to reducing civilian injuries from mine explosion, Wu Haitao, head of the Chinese delegation and Chinese ambassador for disarmament affairs, expressed at the 2013 meeting of state parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCCW) and its Protocol II dealing with landmines recently held in Geneva in southwest Switzerland.
  • PLA's first meteorological and hydrological support drill held People's Daily 19 Nov 2013 -- The first joint meteorological and hydrological support drill of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) was held in Beijing, Nanjing and Guangzhou simultaneously on November 15, 2013. The meteorological and hydrological troop units of various services and arms of the PLA jointly observed weather and sea conditions for military operations.
  • China to work with Taiwan to keep ties warm: spokesman CNA 18 Nov 2013 -- China did not directly comment Monday on Taiwan's recent loss of a diplomatic ally, saying only that it was prepared to work with Taiwan to maintain the current positive trend in the bilateral relationship.
  • Online recruitment of air force pilots starts People's Daily 18 Nov 2013 -- Applicants for the People's Liberation Army Air Force can submit their applications online starting on Monday.
  • China to optimize army size, structure: CPC decision People's Daily 18 Nov 2013 -- China will optimize the size and structure of the army, adjust and improve the proportion between various troops, and reduce non-combat institutions and personnel, according to a decision of the Communist Party of China (CPC) published Friday.
  • Chinese military aims for global connections People's Daily 18 Nov 2013 -- Exercises with three other countries seen as small steps toward building mutual trust
  • China, Mauritania pledge to enhance military ties People's Daily 15 Nov 2013 -- Senior officials of China and Mauritania held talks in Beijing on Thursday, pledging to enhance military ties.
  • China-U.S. first joint actual-troop disaster-relief drill unveiled in Hawaii People's Daily 15 Nov 2013 -- The workshop and the first joint actual-troop drill of China-U.S. military humanitarian assistance and disaster reduction was unveiled at the U.S. Bellows barracks on the Oahu Island, Hawaii, at 10:00, local time, on November 12, 2013.
  • China to Loosen One-Child Policy VOA 15 Nov 2013 -- China says that it plans to ease its one-child policy and abolish a controversial system of re-education through labor that often arbitrarily puts activists and those who would challenge the Communist Party behind bars. The announcement, along with other significant reforms, comes days after China wrapped up a key closed-door policy meeting in Beijing.
  • Chinese military aims for global connections People's Daily 14 Nov 2013 -- A series of military exercises between China, the United States, India and Indonesia this week demonstrate that the Chinese military wants to expand cooperation with foreign countries and build a more transparent image, experts said.
  • Air Force Leader Discusses Opening Communications With China AFPS 13 Nov 2013 -- Opening up lines of communication with China is good for the United States, the region and the world, the Air Force chief of staff said here today.
  • China, U.S. to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster reduction joint drill People's Daily 13 Nov 2013 -- The detachment of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) to attend the first joint actual-troop drill of the China-U.S. humanitarian assistance and disaster reduction arrived at the U.S. Bellows barracks in Oahu Island, Hawaii, at 10:00, local time, on November 10, 2013.
  • 'Liaoning Ship' completes mission of this leg People's Daily 13 Nov 2013 -- China's first aircraft carrier 'Liaoning Ship' completed test flight and training of this leg, and sailed back to a naval port on November 11, 2013.
  • China to develop army, national defense: communique People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) will strive to clear obstacles hindering the developmental trajectory of national defense and the army, said a communique released after a key meeting on reform.
  • China to establish state security committee: communique People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- China will establish a state security committee, improving systems and strategies to ensure national security, according to a communique issued Tuesday after the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
  • New J-10 shows comprehensive rather than partial improvements People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- On November 6th Zhang Jigao, deputy chief designer of the J-10 fighter, spoke about the improved model J-10 publicly for the first time in the AVIC flight test center.
  • Chief Designer discusses J-15 shipborne aircraft's performance modifications People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- On November 6th, the 5th media day of AVIC, Wang Yongqing, chief designer of J-15 revealed that special design features have been applied to the J-15 in accordance with its deployment on aircraft carriers, in order to achieve the special requirements of shipborne aircraft.
  • PLA unified recruitment of civilian personnel well received People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- The recruitment of civilian personnel in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will be unified from this year. The online registration for recruitment in 2014 started at 08:00, October 22 and ended at 18:00, November 5, 2013.
  • 'Hand-in-hand 2013' China-India anti-terrorism joint training held People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- The China-India joint anti-terrorism military training code-named 'Hand-in-Hand 2013' entered into the phase of mixed-force simultaneous training on November 6, 2013.
  • China, Indonesia airborne troops complete anti-terrorism exercise People's Daily 12 Nov 2013 -- Chinese and Indonesian airborne troops concluded Monday their bilateral anti-terrorism exercise code-named 'Sharp Knife Airborne 2013' in Indonesia, with around 200 elite paratroopers taking part.
  • President reiterates Taiwan, China in special relationship CNA 11 Nov 2013 -- President Ma Ying-jeou reiterated on Monday that cross-Taiwan Strait relations are not state-to-state relations, and that the Chinese mainland cannot be considered by Taiwan as a foreign country.
  • 6th China-Germany defense strategic consultation held People's Daily 11 Nov 2013 -- The 6th round of defense strategic consultation between the Chinese and German militaries was held on November 7, 2013 in Beijing.
  • China, Hungary vow to strengthen military ties People's Daily 11 Nov 2013 -- Senior military officers from China and Hungary on Sunday vowed to further strengthen military exchanges and cooperation.
  • President reaffirms '92 consensus' as basis of cross-strait ties CNA 11 Nov 2013 -- President Ma Ying-jeou said Monday his administration hopes to continue to develop Taiwan's relations with mainland China on the basis of the '1992 consensus,' which allows 'one China, different interpretations.'
  • CMC leaders attend PLA's Party building meeting People's Daily 11 Nov 2013 -- Fan Changlong and Xu Qiliang, members of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the CPC, attended and addressed the Party building meeting of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).
  • WZ-10 designer: armed helicopters are no longer 'weak points' of PLA's equipment People's Daily 08 Nov 2013 -- Armed helicopters, known as 'tank killers', of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) used to be taken by the West as the 'weak points' of the PLA's equipment. In an interview on November 6, 2013 at the Chinese Flight Test Center (CFTC) of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), Wu Chengfa, deputy chief designer of WZ-10, pointed out that the statement is no longer tenable since the commissioning of Z-10.
  • 'Maneuver – 5' is Chinese Navy's first real taste of open-sea combat drill People's Daily 08 Nov 2013 -- From late October to early November, China's three naval fleets engaged in their first ever live military exercise codenamed 'Maneuver - 5' in the waters of the West Pacific Ocean.
  • Foreign military attaches observe "Queshan Vanguard - 2013B" Exercise People's Daily 07 Nov 2013 -- The Ministry of National Defense (MND) of the People's Republic of China (PRC) organized foreign military attaches to China as well as foreign military observers to observe the actual-troop exercise held by the Jinan Military Area Command (MAC) under the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on November 5, 2013.
  • 15th Chinese naval escort taskforce berths at Port of Jiddah People's Daily 07 Nov 2013 -- The amphibious dock landing ship 'Jinggangshan' of the 15th escort taskforce under the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLAN) which had just accomplished the 646th escort mission arrived at the Port of Jiddah of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on November 2, 2013, local time, for a five-day-long in-port rest and replenishment. This is the third round of in-port rest and replenishment of the taskforce since it set sail on August 8, 2013.
  • China's Account of Tiananmen Square Crash Questioned VOA 07 Nov 2013 -- Analysts are questioning China's claim that last week's deadly car crash in Tiananmen Square was the work of an al-Qaida-linked separatist group fighting in northwest China.
  • Chinese and Russian militaries hold 16th round of strategic consultation of general staff People's Daily 07 Nov 2013 -- The 16th round of strategic consultation between the general staff headquarters of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation was held on the afternoon of November 5, 2013 in Beijing.
  • PLA identifies illicit military housing, vehicles People's Daily 06 Nov 2013 -- A People's Liberation Army (PLA) campaign to correct undesirable behaviors and fight corruption has uncovered more than 8,100 apartments and more than 25,000 vehicles kept illicitly by its personnel.
  • China refutes int'l institute report on its arms export People's Daily 05 Nov 2013 -- China on Tuesday refuted a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) that accused it of being a leading exporter of light and small arms.
  • China's naval taskforce returns home after visiting U.S., Australia and New Zealand People's Daily 05 Nov 2013 -- The taskforce of the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLAN) which is composed of the guided missile destroyer 'Qingdao', the guided missile frigate 'Linyi' and the comprehensive supply ship 'Hongze Lake' of the North China Sea Fleet of the PLAN returned to a naval port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province on the morning of November 3, 2013 after wrapping up its goodwill visit to the United States, Australia and New Zealand.
  • PLA working meeting on military information-retrieval language compilation and management held People's Daily 05 Nov 2013 -- A working meeting of the Military Information-Retrieval Language Compilation and Management Committee of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) was held on November 1, 2013 in Beijing. A total of nearly 30 leaders from the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the general headquarters/departments of the PLA and related major organizations of the PLA held discussion centering on accelerating development of compilation and management of military information-retrieval language of the PLA.
  • Groundbreaking Chinese naval drill concludes People's Daily 02 Nov 2013 -- China's first open-sea drill in which maritime and air forces from all three of the country's fleets have taken part came to an end on Friday.
  • China's Xinhua says US risks own security by spying on allies Iran Press TV 02 Nov 2013 -- Amid rising tensions over the US National Security Agency's widespread eavesdropping programs, China's official Xinhua news agency says the United States is endangering its own security by spying on its allies.
  • Chinese nuclear submarine has high resistance to attack People's Daily 01 Nov 2013 -- The coastal defense force of the Chinese navy is an independent unit of troops which engages in coastal protection, and is deployed in important sections.
  • China dismisses Japan's claims on military activities People's Daily 01 Nov 2013 -- China said on Thursday that Japan should get accustomed to China's reasonable and legitimate military activities rather than making groundless accusations, as it has done recently.
  • Japan denies meddling in China drills Iran Press TV 01 Nov 2013 -- Japan says it has not interfered in China's recent naval exercises as Beijing lodged a formal diplomatic protest over the issue.
  • China, India may set up military hotline: spokesperson People's Daily 01 Nov 2013 -- China and India are considering establishing a hotline between the headquarters of the countries' armed forces, according to a recently signed agreement, a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman said on Thursday.



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