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New Chinese Army Recruitment Video Urges Young Men to ‘Become the Power of China!’

"Join the army. Become the power of China!"

Rebilding

PLA Vows to ‘Build an Indestructible Combat Force’ Subservient to Xi

Chinese state-controlled media said all PLA officers and soldiers pledged to obey the CPC Central Committee, the CMC and Xi.

Oxygen-starved

China Preparing Troops to Fight vs. Indian Army in Oxygen-Poor Battlefields

Oxygen supply facilities are available by the bedside of individual soldiers, said the PLA.

Too fat

China’s Armed Forces Accepts Overweight Recruits as the New Normal

The PLA recently amended the physical examination standards for military academies.

Robots

PLA Pledges Anew to Defend the Communist Party of China and Xi Jinping

"The troops must resolutely safeguard the core and follow the leadership of the CPC," said Gen. Fan.

Robots

Communist Party of China will Tighten Control over People’s Liberation Army, says Premier Li

Li's main message to the troops is the Communist Party is god.

Being replaced

PLA Begins Testing New High Tech Dog Tags for Soldiers, Pilots, Sailors and Rocket Crews

The new ID tags feature advanced, new materials and intelligent chip technology.

Mindless obedience

People's Liberation Army says it Won’t Back Away from a War against the United States

The op-ed suggested the U.S. focus on its domestic issues instead of "interfering elsewhere" if it wishes to become "great again."

Smarter?

China's Armed Forces Bills Itself as Force for World Peace; will Keep Pushing Reforms

Admiral Guan said the PLA will push forward reforms this year.

Myanmar officials said they will handle ongoing war appropriately and ensure it does not reach China borders.

Myanmar Vows to Ensure Ongoing War will not Reach China Border

Myanmar authorities on Thursday vowed to ensure that the ongoing war in the country will not reach the mainland borders. The initiative comes after Chinese officials of the People's Liberation Army aired their concerns during a five-day state visit in Myanmar.

China's Ministry of Defense denied allegations that the PLA shot down a Myanmar fighter jet.

China Rubs Off Claims of Shooting Down Myanmar Fighter Jet

China's Ministry of Defense on Tuesday come out to strongly refute claims by online media outlets that it shot down a Myanmar Airforce fighter jet, saying the allegations are "purely fictitious."

Robots

PLA Embarks on ‘Long March’ to Build a US-style Professional Armed Forces

The PLA is manned overwhelmingly by poorly-motivated and poorly-educated conscripts.

Space dominance

China Activates World’s Longest Ultra Secure Quantum Communication Network

The network within the Eastern Theater Command is the first part of a quantum network.

The third generation J-10 Jet fighter.

China's First Female Fighter Jet Pilot Dies During Training Accident

Capt. Yu Xu (30), one of China's first female jet fighter pilot died in an accident which occurred during a flight training routine over the weekend.

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India Says it Will Hold a Joint Military Exercise With China This Month

China's People Liberation Army (PLA) is set to take part in a joint military exercise with India's armed forces. The Indian Army on Saturday announced that the armed forces of India and China have agreed to conduct a joint training exercise from November 15 to 17 in western Indian city of Pune in Maharashtra.

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