Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said he hoped China and Russia to strengthen exchanges and cooperation between the military forces of the two countries.
A fishery inspection ship set off on its maiden voyage from Guangzhou to patrol the South China Sea on Friday, according to the Regional Bureau of South China Sea Fishery Management of the Ministry of Agriculture.
The Chinese navy on Tuesday started a large-scale, far-reaching patrol-training mission to the South China Sea and Western Pacific Ocean.
A Chinese navy fleet of four warships will conduct training exercises in the South China Sea and the western Pacific Ocean after departing from Sanya in south China's Hainan Province on Tuesday.
China has replaced Britain as the world's fifth-largest arms exporter, while the US and Russia still dominate global arms sales, a Swedish think tank said Monday.
China has always adopted a responsible and prudent attitude on the exportation of weapons, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
The Chinese military has pledged robust support to ensure the realization of the "Chinese dream", according to a circular from the General Political Department of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
Military deputies to China's top legislature have vowed to build a strong army following top Chinese leader Xi Jinping's calls to that effect earlier in the week.
Chinese national legislators will vote to decide on the premier, as well as vice chairpersons and members of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China on Friday morning.
A China Marine Surveillance (CMS) detachment accomplished an airborne and seaborne patrol of the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea ahead of schedule on Thursday.
Xi Jinping was elected chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China at the annual session of the 12th National People's Congress Thursday morning.
The Chinese armed forces have been urged to learn from and carry out the key points conveyed in the latest speech by Xi Jinping, China's top military leader.