Infantrymen assigned to an armored infantry detachment of a brigade of the PLA 74th Group Army get off an armored infantry fighting vehicle during a tactical training in wild field on May 22, 2019.
A PLZ-05 155mm self-propelled howitzer attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army rumbles on a designated training field at an undisclosed desert area in northwest China during a training exercise on May 17, 2019.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, meets with military officers at the PLA Army Infantry Academy on May 21, 2019.
A military nurse carrying a first-aid kit crawls to a simulated casualty to implement rescue operations during a medical combat readiness contest from May 8 to 10, 2019.
PLZ-07 122 mm self-propelled howitzers attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble in formation and spit fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise in northwest China's Gansu Province on May 15, 2019.
Army tank crews inside a MBT fire the main gun to engage mock targets downrange while passing through man-made obstacles during a gunnery training exercise conducted by a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army on May 13, 2019.
Sailors wearing MOPP gears prepare for a chemical defense training exercise aboard the guided-missile frigate Xinyang (Hull 501) during a 4-day round-the-clock maritime training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from May 8 to 12, 2019.
An amphibious armored vehicle attached to the Chinese PLA Navy prepares to enter the well-deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Wuzhishan during a beach-landing exercise of the Chinese-Thai joint naval drill, code-named Blue Commando-2019, in waters of the Red Bay of south China’s Guangdong Province on May 8, 2019.
A Type-96 main battle tank (MBT) attached to an armored regiment under the PLA Xinjiang Military Command (MC) rumbles through mound of dust as it crosses trench obstacles in a complex terrain during a driving skills training exercise on May 8, 2019.
A cluster of multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off simultaneously for a recent flight training exercise, aiming to hone troops’ actual combat capabilities.