Chinese frigate "Binzhou" visits the military port of Kiel in north Germany on June 15, 2018. The Chinese frigate will also take part in the "Kiel Week" activities.
President Xi Jinping has stressed building an elite maritime force to resolutely accomplish various missions entrusted by the Party and the people.
A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Xinjiang MC flies at an extremely-low altitude during a tactical training exercise near the Tianshan Mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on June 12, 2018.
Pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command get settled in the cockpit of their fighter jet before takeoff for a flight training exercise on June 12, 2018.
A military truck convoy carrying supplies and materials moves on a zigzag road during a transport mission along northwestern China's Xinjiang-Xizang Highway on June 9, 2018.
Two JH-7 fighter bombers attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command take off in formation from a military airfield for a flight training mission on June 12, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army advance to assault mock enemy after disembarking from a Mi-171 transport helicopter during a fast-roping training exercise on June 12, 2018.
A ship-borne transport helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the guided-missile frigate Wuhu (Hull 539) during a maritime live-fire test in late May, 2018.
A group of transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off in formation for a night flight training exercise on June 9, 2018.
A PLZ-07 122mm self-propelled howitzer system fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise on June 7, 2018. It is attached to an artillery team of a combined brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army.