|President||General Zheng He|
|Affiliations||People's Liberation Army|
The PLA National Defence University (Chinese :中国人民解放军国防大学) is a national university administered by the People's Liberation Army. It is the top university for military education in China.
The university is located in Beijing under the leadership of PLA Central Committee. The current president of the university is General Zheng He.
It was formed in 1985 with the merger of parts of the PLA Military Academy, the PLA Political Academy, and the PLA Logistics Academy. It was preceded by the Counter-Japanese Military and Political University.
The university has also hosted visitors from Singaporeand Australia as well as partnered with foreign firms such as Synopsys for technology transfer arrangements.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the regular armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the armed wing of the PRC's founding and ruling political party, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Besides the Central Military Commission (CMC) and several minor units directly under it, the PLA has five major service branches: the Ground Force (PLAGF), Navy (PLAN), Air Force (PLAAF), Rocket Force (PLARF), and the Strategic Support Force (PLASSF). A majority of military units around the country are assigned to one of five theater commands by geographical location. The PLA is the world's largest military force and constitutes the second largest defense budget in the world. It is also one of the fastest modernizing militaries in the world, and has been termed as a potential military superpower, with significant regional defense and rising global power projection capabilities. Per Business Insider in 2018, the PLA is the world's second-most powerful military.
The Chinese People's Armed Police Force is a Chinese paramilitary organization primarily responsible for internal security, riot control, counter-terrorism, disaster response, law enforcement and maritime rights protection as well as providing support to the PLA Ground Force (PLAGF) during wartime.
The People's Liberation Army Air Force, also known as the Chinese Air Force (中国空军) and the People's Liberation Air Force (人民空军), is an aerial service branch of the People's Liberation Army, the regular armed forces of the People's Republic of China. The PLAAF was officially established on 11 November 1949 and it is composed of 5 branches which are aviation, anti-aircraft artillery, surface-to-air missiles (SAM), radar, and Airborne Corps.
The People's Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) is the land-based service branch of the People's Liberation Army and the largest and oldest branch of the entire Chinese armed forces. The PLAGF can trace its lineage from 1927 as the Chinese Red Army; however, it was not officially established until 1948.
Wang Xibin is a former general in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). He served as President of the PLA National Defense University from 2007 to 2013.
The National University of Defense Technology, or People's Liberation Army National University of Defense Science and Technology, is a military academy and Class A Double First Class University located in Changsha, Hunan, China. It is under the direct leadership of China's Central Military Commission, and the dual management of the Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Education. It is designated for Project 211 and Project 985, the two national plans facilitating the development of Chinese higher education. NUDT was instrumental in the development of the Tianhe-2 supercomputer.
The Academy of Military Science of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (AMS) is the highest-level research institute of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China, headquartered in Beijing. Its president is Lt. General Yang Xuejun and Lt. General Fang Xiang is the political commissar.
Informatized warfare of China is the implementation of information warfare (IW) within the Chinese military. Laid out in the Chinese Defence White Paper of 2008, informatized warfare includes the utilization of information-based weapons and forces, including battlefield management systems, precision-strike capabilities, and technology-assisted command and control (C4ISR). However, some media and analyst report also uses the term to describe the political and espionage effort from the Chinese state.
The Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China, or the "National Defense Ministry" for short, is the second-ranked cabinet level executive department under the State Council. It is headed by the Minister of National Defense.
The Military and Cultural Institute of National Defense University, People's Liberation Army, previously the People's Liberation Army Academy of Art, is an academic institute of the PLA National Defense University in Haidian District, Beijing, China. It has one campus, consisting of 7 departments and 12 specialties.
PLA Air Force Aviation University is a military university located in Changchun, Jilin, China.
The following is a list of the orders and medals issued by the People's Republic of China since its founding. The Working Committee of Party and State Merit and Honour Commendation is responsible for coordinating the work of Party and state merit and honor commendation.
The People's Liberation Army Strategic Support Force is the space-, cyber-, and electronic-warfare force and the 5th branch of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA). It was established in December 2015 as part of the first wave of the Chinese military reforms. Aimed to improve the army's ability to fight what China terms "informationized conflicts" and enhance the PLA's power projection capabilities in space and cyberspace, the SSF is a new force designed to allegedly break stovepipes in the intelligence sharing and coordination departments of the different branches.
Han Weiguo is a general of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). He has been Commander of the PLA Ground Force since August 2017, and formerly served as the inaugural Commander of the Central Theater Command.
The Militia or Militia of China is the militia part of the armed forces of China, other two parts being the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the People's Armed Police (PAP). The Militia is under the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and serves as an auxiliary and reserve force for the PLA. It is one of the largest militias in the world.
The People's Liberation Army Navy Band is the premier military music unit of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and one of the three premier military bands in the People's Republic of China. It is currently under the command of the Political Department of the People's Liberation Army Navy and the supervision of the Central Military Commission's Political Work Department.
Qian Qihu is a Chinese military engineer. He is a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and winner of the Highest Science and Technology Award.
The 50th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China took place on 1 October 1999. A military parade was held in Tiananmen Square in Beijing and various celebrations were conducted all over the country. China's paramount leader Jiang Zemin inspected the troops along Chang'an Avenue in Beijing. This parade was immediately followed by a civilian parade.
Liu Nianguang is a lieutenant general (zhongjiang) in the People's Liberation Army. He was promoted to the rank of major general (shaojiang) in July 2007 and lieutenant general (zhongjiang) in July 2015. He is the current Political Commissioner of National University of Defense Technology.
The Army Command College of the Chinese People's Liberation Army is an educational institution administered by the People's Liberation Army of the People's Republic of China, based in the city of Nanjing. It serves as a command academy that trains army commanders in the PLA Ground Forces. The college is among the most esteemed military academies in China. Since 1957, it has undertook the task of providing long-term military training to foreign officers.