Parachute training in Xinjiang plateau area Parachute training in Xinjiang plateau area

Special operations soldiers descend over a designated zone after jumping out of Mi-171 transport helicopters during a parachute training exercise at an altitude of 3,600 meters in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 14, 2018.

HJ-10 anti-tank missile fires in desert HJ-10 anti-tank missile fires in desert

An HJ-10 anti-tank missile system attached to an anti-tank missile detachment under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock targets during a recent live-fire training exercise in northwest China's desert area.

Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles move in valley Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles move in valley

Dongfeng Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army maneuver in a valley during a round-the-clock training exercise on southwest China's Western Sichuan Plateau from August 8 to 11, 2018.

Artillerymen fire PCL-09 122mm self-propelled howitzer system Artillerymen fire PCL-09 122mm self-propelled howitzer system

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army operate PCL-09 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer systems to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on August 10, 2018.

Soldiers practice loading HQ-16 and Tor missiles Soldiers practice loading HQ-16 and Tor missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army operate a crane to hoist and load missiles onto a Tor air-defense missile vehicle during recent training.

Armored vehicles en route to training field Armored vehicles en route to training field

Multi-type armored vehicles attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army are en route to a designated training field during recent training in an undisclosed desert area.

Multi-type air-defense missiles fire at targets in desert Multi-type air-defense missiles fire at targets in desert

An HQ-16 medium-range air-defense missile system attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a surface-to-air missile at a mock aerial target during a recent live-fire training exercise in an undisclosed desert area.

In Pics: Chinese aircraft in In Pics: Chinese aircraft in "Aviadarts" event of "IAG 2018"

A J-10A fighter jet attached to the Chinese PLA Air Force dives and fires rockets at mock ground targets during the "Aviadarts" event.

Frigates participate in live-fire operation in South China Sea Frigates participate in live-fire operation in South China Sea

Two Z-9 ship-borne helicopters attached to a frigate flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy lift off from the guided-missile frigate Meizhou during a maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the South China Sea from August 2 to 9, 2018.

Infantries conduct live-fire operation in desert area Infantries conduct live-fire operation in desert area

A Type-59 tank attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army kicks up plumes of dust as it moves forward during a maneuver training exercise in northwest China's desert area on August 4, 2018.

Parachute training in Xinjiang plateau area
HJ-10 anti-tank missile fires in desert
Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles move in valley
Artillerymen fire PCL-09 122mm self-propelled howitzer system
Soldiers practice loading HQ-16 and Tor missiles
Armored vehicles en route to training field
Multi-type air-defense missiles fire at targets in desert
In Pics: Chinese aircraft in
Frigates participate in live-fire operation in South China Sea
Infantries conduct live-fire operation in desert area
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Parachute training in Xinjiang plateau area Parachute training in Xinjiang plateau area

Special operations soldiers descend over a designated zone after jumping out of Mi-171 transport helicopters during a parachute training exercise at an altitude of 3,600 meters in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 14, 2018.

HJ-10 anti-tank missile fires in desert HJ-10 anti-tank missile fires in desert

An HJ-10 anti-tank missile system attached to an anti-tank missile detachment under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock targets during a recent live-fire training exercise in northwest China's desert area.

Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles move in valley Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles move in valley

Dongfeng Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army maneuver in a valley during a round-the-clock training exercise on southwest China's Western Sichuan Plateau from August 8 to 11, 2018.

Artillerymen fire PCL-09 122mm self-propelled howitzer system Artillerymen fire PCL-09 122mm self-propelled howitzer system

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army operate PCL-09 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer systems to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on August 10, 2018.

Soldiers practice loading HQ-16 and Tor missiles Soldiers practice loading HQ-16 and Tor missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army operate a crane to hoist and load missiles onto a Tor air-defense missile vehicle during recent training.

Armored vehicles en route to training field Armored vehicles en route to training field

Multi-type armored vehicles attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army are en route to a designated training field during recent training in an undisclosed desert area.

Multi-type air-defense missiles fire at targets in desert Multi-type air-defense missiles fire at targets in desert

An HQ-16 medium-range air-defense missile system attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a surface-to-air missile at a mock aerial target during a recent live-fire training exercise in an undisclosed desert area.

In Pics: Chinese aircraft in In Pics: Chinese aircraft in "Aviadarts" event of "IAG 2018"

A J-10A fighter jet attached to the Chinese PLA Air Force dives and fires rockets at mock ground targets during the "Aviadarts" event.

Frigates participate in live-fire operation in South China Sea Frigates participate in live-fire operation in South China Sea

Two Z-9 ship-borne helicopters attached to a frigate flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy lift off from the guided-missile frigate Meizhou during a maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the South China Sea from August 2 to 9, 2018.

Infantries conduct live-fire operation in desert area Infantries conduct live-fire operation in desert area

A Type-59 tank attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army kicks up plumes of dust as it moves forward during a maneuver training exercise in northwest China's desert area on August 4, 2018.

Parachute training in Xinjiang plateau area
HJ-10 anti-tank missile fires in desert
Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles move in valley
Artillerymen fire PCL-09 122mm self-propelled howitzer system
Soldiers practice loading HQ-16 and Tor missiles
Armored vehicles en route to training field
Multi-type air-defense missiles fire at targets in desert
In Pics: Chinese aircraft in
Frigates participate in live-fire operation in South China Sea
Infantries conduct live-fire operation in desert area
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