China's National Defense in 2006

Information Office of the State Council of the People's Republic of China
December 2006, Beijing

Preface

I. The Security Environment

II. National Defense Policy

III. China's Leadership and Administration System for National Defense

IV. The People's Liberation Army

V. People's Armed Police Force

VI. National Defense Mobilization and Reserve Force

VII. Border and Coastal Defense

VIII. Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense

IX. Defense Expenditure

X. International Security Cooperation

Appendix I. The Leading System of the Chinese People' Liberation Army

Appendix II. Major International Exchanges of the Chinese Military 2005-2006

Appendix III. Participation in Security Consultations (2005-2006)

Appendix IV. Joint Exercises with Foreign Armed Forces (2005-2006)

Appendix V. Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations (Up to Nov. 30, 2006)

Appendix VI. Major Military Regulations Promulgated 2005-2006