President Xi Jinping has called for efforts to comprehensively strengthen the leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Party building in the country's armed forces to ensure a solid political guarantee for the building of a strong military.
Anti-tank missile systems attached to a ship group of a coastal defense brigade with the army under the PLA Eastern Theater Command disembark from landing ships at a beachhead during a recent beach-landing operation in waters of the East China Sea.
PGZ-07 twin 35mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun systems attached to an air-defense detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army maneuver in a snow-covered plateau area at an altitude of 4,000 meters on August 15, 2018.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.