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Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army operate a sling cart to lift and load surface-to-air missiles onto a missile launching truck during a comprehensive training exercise on January 17, 2018.

Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea

The guided-missile frigate Jingzhou attached to a destroyer flotilla with the East China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires underwater acoustic jamming projectiles during a 5-day live-fire training exercise in waters of the East China Sea from January 10 to 15, 2018.

Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training

A transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army prepares to lift off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 12, 2018.

Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea

The guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull 112) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steams in waters of the Yellow Sea during a maritime training exercise in mid-January, 2018.

H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training

An H-6k fighter bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lands at a military airfield after flight training on January 11, 2018.

Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off for a sortie during the combat flight training on January 12, 2018.

Amphibious armored vehicles in round-the-clock training Amphibious armored vehicles in round-the-clock training

Amphibious armored vehicles attached to a brigade with the Marine Corps under the PLA Navy fire during a recent round-the-clock live-fire training.

Attack helicopters lift off Attack helicopters lift off

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off from a military airfield for the flight training on January 11, 2018.

Snipers fade into background in special operations training Snipers fade into background in special operations training

Snipers wearing ghillie suits, a type of camouflage, blend in their environment as they man and secure a surveillance site at night during a reconnaissance operation of a recent training exercise.

Airborne troops in winter training Airborne troops in winter training

Paratroopers assigned to the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force alight from a transport aircraft after a parachute training exercise in early January, 2018.

Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles
Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea
Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training
Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea
H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training
Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets
Amphibious armored vehicles in round-the-clock training
Attack helicopters lift off
Snipers fade into background in special operations training
Airborne troops in winter training
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Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles

Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army operate a sling cart to lift and load surface-to-air missiles onto a missile launching truck during a comprehensive training exercise on January 17, 2018.

Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea

The guided-missile frigate Jingzhou attached to a destroyer flotilla with the East China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires underwater acoustic jamming projectiles during a 5-day live-fire training exercise in waters of the East China Sea from January 10 to 15, 2018.

Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training

A transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army prepares to lift off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 12, 2018.

Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea

The guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull 112) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steams in waters of the Yellow Sea during a maritime training exercise in mid-January, 2018.

H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training

An H-6k fighter bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lands at a military airfield after flight training on January 11, 2018.

Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off for a sortie during the combat flight training on January 12, 2018.

Amphibious armored vehicles in round-the-clock training Amphibious armored vehicles in round-the-clock training

Amphibious armored vehicles attached to a brigade with the Marine Corps under the PLA Navy fire during a recent round-the-clock live-fire training.

Attack helicopters lift off Attack helicopters lift off

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off from a military airfield for the flight training on January 11, 2018.

Snipers fade into background in special operations training Snipers fade into background in special operations training

Snipers wearing ghillie suits, a type of camouflage, blend in their environment as they man and secure a surveillance site at night during a reconnaissance operation of a recent training exercise.

Airborne troops in winter training Airborne troops in winter training

Paratroopers assigned to the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force alight from a transport aircraft after a parachute training exercise in early January, 2018.

Soldiers load surface-to-air missiles
Frigate Jingzhou fires depth charges in East China Sea
Helicopters in round-the-clock flight training
Destroyer flotilla steam in Yellow Sea
H-6K fighter bombers takeoff for training
Soldiers load missiles onto fighter jets
Amphibious armored vehicles in round-the-clock training
Attack helicopters lift off
Snipers fade into background in special operations training
Airborne troops in winter training
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Vessel troops of the PLA Air Force
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Live-fire exercises conducted by PLA base in Djibouti
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China-US military exercise to enhance rescues
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Chinese, Russian soldiers fire rockets in
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China, Russia hold joint anti-terrorism training
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Chinese, Russian armed police hold joint anti-terrorism training
Chinese armed police and Russian national guard on Saturday began a joint anti-terrorism drill near Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region.
Major joint exercises between Chinese and foreign militaries in 2017
In today's world, joint training exercises have become an increasingly popular style of international military cooperation. Let's take a look at those major joint training exercises between Chinese and foreign militaries in 2017.
Daughter of Chinese astronaut recalls Shenzhou-7 mission, false fire alarm
Her father was fascinated by space and a huge fan of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, and Neil Armstrong, the first to walk on the moon, when he was a middle school student. He signed up for the PLA astronaut program without hesitation.

CMC

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Indian army chief's remarks can't help preserve peace of border area: China
Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Lu Kang on Monday said the Indian army chief's negative remarks about China and the Donglong border area were against the consensus reached between the two countries.
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