Visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday hailed the recent progress made in improving the China-US military relations, vowing to keep promoting mutual military exchanges and strategic trust.
More than 40,000 soldiers from the Nanjing and Guangzhou military area commands have been involved in the drill.
Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan on Tuesday called for a national defense mobilization system that meets the needs of both emergency response and war preparation.
A revised Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison Ordinance has been promulgated to further enforce strict discipline among the armed forces.
Chinese and US defense authorities met in Beijing on Monday, vowing to increase strategic mutual trust and strengthen relations in the Asia-Pacific region.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) said on Monday it will launch a military exercise, dubbed "Mission Action 2013," on Tuesday.
Chinese military planes' recent training in the West Pacific is a routine task, not aimed at any other country or any specific target, the Ministry of National Defense said on Monday.
A naval fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) are seen at the Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the United States, Sept. 7, 2013.
Wu Shengli, commander-in-chief of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy, started his visit to the US, an indication of increasing high-level military visits between the two countries.
China's top naval official left for the US Sunday, a move experts described as part of the "rare, determined and intensive efforts" to improve ties.
A naval fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), which is comprised of the missile destroyer Qingdao, missile frigate Linyi and supply ship Hongzehu, arrives at the Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the United States, Sept 6, 2013.
President Xi Jinping urged the nation's military to make greater efforts in training troops and in safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development.
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