Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang

Soldiers apply camouflage nets to military vehicles in preparation for concealment after the military truck convoy's arrival at the designated field during a recent round-the-clock air-ground coordinated training exercise.

Fighter jets take off at night Fighter jets take off at night

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline in formation before takeoff during a night combat flight training exercise on July 15, 2019.

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

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 75th Group Army operate a 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer system to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on July 16, 2019.

Chinese defense chief meets with African guests Chinese defense chief meets with African guests

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe meets with representatives from the defense departments of 50 African countries and the African Union during the first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum in Beijing on July 17, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through the valley during an aerial combat sortie from July 3 to 5, 2019.

Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 77th Group army fires aircraft gun while flying through the valley during a defense penetration training operation in in western China on July 14, 2019.

UAV launched for reconnaissance UAV launched for reconnaissance

Soldiers secure and reinforce military vehicles onto the railcar prior to a long-distance rail transportation from China's southeast coastal areas to the northwest China's desert area in early July, 2019.

Crawler-type rocket launcher system fires at remote targets Crawler-type rocket launcher system fires at remote targets

A crawler-type rocket launcher system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires 122mm rockets against remote targets during a live-fire training exercise at the foot of the Qilian Mountains in northwest China's Gansu Province on July 12, 2019.

Airmen load cargo into transport aircraft Airmen load cargo into transport aircraft

A container delivery system bundle parachutes to the ground after being dropped out of a transport aircraft during a fixed-point air-drop operation conducted by a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force on July 13, 2019.

Military truck convoy moves on zigzag road Military truck convoy moves on zigzag road

A military truck convoy carrying supplies and materials moves on a zigzag road during a transport mission through snow-capped mountains at an altitude of 4969 meters.

Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang
Fighter jets take off at night
Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system
Chinese defense chief meets with African guests
J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation
Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
UAV launched for reconnaissance
Crawler-type rocket launcher system fires at remote targets
Airmen load cargo into transport aircraft
Military truck convoy moves on zigzag road
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Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang

Soldiers apply camouflage nets to military vehicles in preparation for concealment after the military truck convoy's arrival at the designated field during a recent round-the-clock air-ground coordinated training exercise.

Fighter jets take off at night Fighter jets take off at night

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline in formation before takeoff during a night combat flight training exercise on July 15, 2019.

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

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 75th Group Army operate a 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer system to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on July 16, 2019.

Chinese defense chief meets with African guests Chinese defense chief meets with African guests

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe meets with representatives from the defense departments of 50 African countries and the African Union during the first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum in Beijing on July 17, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through the valley during an aerial combat sortie from July 3 to 5, 2019.

Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 77th Group army fires aircraft gun while flying through the valley during a defense penetration training operation in in western China on July 14, 2019.

UAV launched for reconnaissance UAV launched for reconnaissance

Soldiers secure and reinforce military vehicles onto the railcar prior to a long-distance rail transportation from China's southeast coastal areas to the northwest China's desert area in early July, 2019.

Crawler-type rocket launcher system fires at remote targets Crawler-type rocket launcher system fires at remote targets

A crawler-type rocket launcher system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires 122mm rockets against remote targets during a live-fire training exercise at the foot of the Qilian Mountains in northwest China's Gansu Province on July 12, 2019.

Airmen load cargo into transport aircraft Airmen load cargo into transport aircraft

A container delivery system bundle parachutes to the ground after being dropped out of a transport aircraft during a fixed-point air-drop operation conducted by a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force on July 13, 2019.

Military truck convoy moves on zigzag road Military truck convoy moves on zigzag road

A military truck convoy carrying supplies and materials moves on a zigzag road during a transport mission through snow-capped mountains at an altitude of 4969 meters.

Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang
Fighter jets take off at night
Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system
Chinese defense chief meets with African guests
J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation
Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
UAV launched for reconnaissance
Crawler-type rocket launcher system fires at remote targets
Airmen load cargo into transport aircraft
Military truck convoy moves on zigzag road
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