A KJ-200 airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft attached to a Navy aviation regiment under the PLA Northern Theater Command soars over the sky of Jiaodong Peninsula, east China's Shandong province during an air patrol mission in the 2018 Spring Festival holiday.
A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command deploys a drogue parachute to slow itself after landing at a military airfield during an aerial combat training exercise in Western China on Feb.13, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to a brigade of the PLA 78th Group Army conduct a combat readiness training exercise in full battle gear in northeastern China on Feb. 15 during the 2018 Spring Festival holiday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivers a speech to a festival reception at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 14, 2018.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits a satellite launch site at a military base in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 10, 2018.
A JJ-7 fighter trainer airplane attached to a brigade with the PLA Air Force Xi'an flight Academy takes off from a military airfield for a flight training exercise at the foot of the Qilian Mountains in northwestern China's Gansu Province on February 13, 2018.
Z-9 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fly in formation at an extremely-low altitude during a recent emergency flight training mission.
A LCAC (Hull SX599) attached to a patrol boat group of a frontier defense brigade under the PLA Army makes its way to steam on icy water in northeastern China's border area during a recent patrol mission.
The guided-missile frigate Rizhao fires its rocket-propelled depth charges at simulated sea targets during its inaugural 3-day maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from February 8 to 10, 2018, after it was commissioned to combat service.
Soldiers assigned to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command operate a sling cart to lift and load an HQ-2 surface-to-air missile onto a missile-launching truck prior to a live-fire training exercise on February 10, 2018.