Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Communist propaganda of the day: Sunking of a PLAN Sovremennyy-class destroyer by the Vietnam People's Navy's Gepard class

simulated, of course.




























Chinese submarine rescue ship conducts exercise near Hawaii

The comprehensive submarine rescue ship Changdao (Hull Number 867) of the Chinese PLA Navy conducted a submarine rescue exercise in the southeast of Pearl Harbor of Hawaii on the morning of July 13, 2016. This exercise was an important part of China’s participation in the RIMPAC-2016 multinational maritime exercise, aiming to promote the exchanges and cooperation with the international submarine rescue forces, and enhance the capabilities of performing international rescue obligations.






"Stride 2016•Zhurihe A" exercise enters position attack phase

Soldiers from the "Red Army" provide security for their tanks during an attack to the "Blue Army". "The "Stride 2016•Zhurihe A", a trans-Theatre Commands(TC) confrontation drill held by the PLA Army, entered the actual-troop confrontation and position attack phase at the Zhurihe Training Base in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on July 19, 2016. An armored brigade attached to the 1st Group Army with the PLA Eastern Theatre Command acted as the "Red Army" and assaulted another Army brigade acting as the opposing force "Blue Army"






Monday, July 18, 2016

Photos of the day: 10th Armored Brigade, 1st Group Army, Eastern Theater Command long-march from Nanjing to Inner Mongolia

"Stride 2016 - Zhurihe A” military drill kicks off


ZHURIHE, July 18 (ChinaMil) -- The "Stride 2016-Zhurihe A", a trans-Theatre Commands(TC) confrontation drill held by the PLA Army, kicked off at the Zhurihe Training Base in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on July 15, 2016.
The drill is the first important training event organized by the PLA Army after the establishment of its leading organ, during which, five combined Army brigades from five Theatre Commands will make their debuts successively. An armored brigade attached to the 1st Group Army with the PLA Eastern Theater Command has recently arrived at the staging area after 11-day long-distance maneuver and started its pre-operational training in Zhurihe as the first participating troop acting as the "Red Army". In the coming days, it will conduct confrontation drills with another Army brigade acting as the opposing force "Blue Army".
The "Stride 2016•Zhurihe" military drill series will last until September and aim to boost the PLA Army's "trans-regional" combat capabilities, according to a PLA Daily report.