Latest News:  


China, Russia to hold joint military exercise again

(China Military Online)

09:20, July 24, 2013

BEIJING, July 23 (ChinaMil) -- The Information Service Department of the Central Military District (CMD) of Russia released on July 22, 2013 that the Russian and Chinese militaries have completed the planning work for the "Peace mission 2013" joint military exercise to be held from July 27 to August 15, 2013, according to the Itar-Tass.

A working group from the Joint Strategic Command formed by personnel from both the CMD of Russia and the Shenyang Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will soon complete the planning work for the "Peace mission 2013" joint anti-terrorism commanders-and-headquarters exercise, according to the news release.

The main purpose of the exercise is to strengthen the capability of jointly preparing for and launching military operations by both leading organs and troops from the Chinese and Russian militaries during the joint anti-terrorism operations. The exercise will be carried out in three phases, namely redeploying troops, planning operations and launching joint military operations, according to the Russian media.

A joint command consisting of 60 officers from the Shenyang MAC of the Chinese PLA and the Russia's CMD will be established. A joint air group consisting of various bombers and helicopters from the air force and air defense force of Russia as well as the air force of the Chinese PLA will provide support for the ground troops of the exercise. More than 1,500 Russian and Chinese officers and men will participate in the exercise, according to the news release.

The Chinese and Russian sides have held three planning meetings and on-site survey during the preparatory period for the exercise. The Russian military delegation for the exercise is led by Maj. Gen. Sergei Chuvakin, deputy chief of staff of the Russia's CMD. The Chinese delegation is led by Maj. Gen. Zhang Yan, deputy chief of staff of the Shenyang MAC of the PLA, according to the report.

We Recommend:

Seaplanes of North Sea Fleet in training at sea

Aviation regiment of South Sea Fleet in flight training

Naval landing ships can perform diverse military tasks

Military training base improves teaching mode

14th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrives in Pakistan

Chinese navy's Su-30MKK2 fighters in attack training

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:YanMeng、Yao Chun)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. Special operation members' combat skills

  2. PLA Air Force holds night flight training

  3. Philippe sworn in as king of Belgium

  4. Rescuers make every effort in quake-hit area

  5. Beijing knife attack leaves one dead

  6. China's weekly story (2013.7.13-7.18)

  7. 29 gorgeous castles from around the world

  8. Press of 'Crimes of Passion'

  9. EU regulation enhances toy safety

  10. Imports of French wine go sour

Most Popular


  1. New thinking needed for Korean crisis
  2. Jobless rate to be 'last straw' for policy direction
  3. Abe should focus more on Japan's economy
  4. Are 'dark fairy tales' appropriate for children?
  5. Xi Murong: Poets and poetry never die
  6. Chinese brands should ‘be bold’
  7. Yuan rises 34% against USD, what next?
  8. How strong is China company?
  9. Imports of French wine go sour in China
  10. Middle-income group vital for China

What’s happening in China

China builds 'world's tallest building'

  1. Poultry markets closed for H7N9 case in Langfang
  2. NW China downpours kill 11
  3. Traffic accident kills 16 in E China
  4. Rules covering immigration agencies need clarity
  5. Hunan issues orange alert for high temperatures