National Defense Mobilization Commission

The National Defense Mobilization Commission (Chinese: 国家国防动员委员会; pinyin: Guójiā Guófáng Dòngyuán Wěiyuánhuì; abbreviated NDMC) is an organization under the State Council of the People's Republic of China and the Central Military Commission responsible for coordinating decisions concerning military affairs, strategic plans and defense mobilization. It is responsible for bringing together civic resources in the event of a war, and coordinating these efforts with military operations. The commission is usually chaired by the Premier of the People's Republic of China. It was established by the "National Defense Mobilization Law" in November 1994.

National Defense Mobilization Commission
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AbbreviationGuojia Guodongwei
FormationNovember 1994
TypeAd-hoc coordination and consultation body
  • Beijing
Li Keqiang
Vice Chairmen
Yang Jing
Chang Wanquan
Admiral Sun Jianfeng
Parent organization
State Council of the People's Republic of China, Central Military Commission
SubsidiariesGeneral Office of the National Defense Mobilization Commission (and others)

Since 2013, Premier Li Keqiang has served as chairman of the commission, with State Council Secretary-General Yang Jing and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan as vice chairmen, and Admiral Sun Jianfeng as secretary-general.


The National Defense Mobilization Commission has several departments to carry out specific duties:

  • NDMC General Office
  • NDMC Equipment Department
  • NDMC Anti-aircraft Department
  • NDMC Communications Department
  • NDMC Economy Department


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