Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes

A maintenance man assigned to an aviation brigade under the PLA Air Force Harbin Flight Academy prepares missiles for JL-9 fighter trainer airplanes prior to a flight training exercise in mid-January, 2019.

Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections

A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on January 17, 2019.

Fighter jets' night flight Fighter jets' night flight

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies down the runway after completing a recent night flight training exercise.

J-11 fighter jets train in desert area J-11 fighter jets train in desert area

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies on the runway in speed before takeoff during a recent actual combat flight training exercise in northwest China's desert area.

New pilots receive airplanes from maintenance men New pilots receive airplanes from maintenance men

JJ-7 fighter trainer airplanes attached to a brigade with the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy taxi on the runway in formation before takeoff for a flight training course in northwestern China's Gansu Province on January 13, 2019.

Soldiers fast-rope from transport helicopter Soldiers fast-rope from transport helicopter

Two transport helicopters attached to an airborne troop with a brigade under the PLA Air Force lift off successively to a designated airspace during a parachute training exercise on January 13, 2019.

Sailors heave the mooring lines aboard frigate Sailors heave the mooring lines aboard frigate

Sailors assigned to a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Northern Theater Command heave the mooring lines aboard the guided-missile frigate Huangshi during a three-day maritime training exercise from January 8 to 10, 2019.

A scout runs through mock enemies' blockade A scout runs through mock enemies' blockade

A scout assigned to a brigade with the PLA 76th Group Army runs through mock enemies' blockade under the cover of smoke during a live-fire training exercise on January 9, 2019.

Multi-type attack helicopters lift off for flight training Multi-type attack helicopters lift off for flight training

A Z-9 attack helicopter and a Z-8G transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA Xinjiang Military Command fly at an extremely-low altitude during a flight training exercise on January 8, 2019.

J-11B fighter jet flies through valleys J-11B fighter jet flies through valleys

A J-11B fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force with the PLA Northern Theater Command flies at low altitude through valleys during a flight training exercise on January 8, 2019.

Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes
Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections
Fighter jets' night flight
J-11 fighter jets train in desert area
New pilots receive airplanes from maintenance men
Soldiers fast-rope from transport helicopter
Sailors heave the mooring lines aboard frigate
A scout runs through mock enemies' blockade
Multi-type attack helicopters lift off for flight training
J-11B fighter jet flies through valleys
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Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes

A maintenance man assigned to an aviation brigade under the PLA Air Force Harbin Flight Academy prepares missiles for JL-9 fighter trainer airplanes prior to a flight training exercise in mid-January, 2019.

Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections

A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on January 17, 2019.

Fighter jets' night flight Fighter jets' night flight

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies down the runway after completing a recent night flight training exercise.

J-11 fighter jets train in desert area J-11 fighter jets train in desert area

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies on the runway in speed before takeoff during a recent actual combat flight training exercise in northwest China's desert area.

New pilots receive airplanes from maintenance men New pilots receive airplanes from maintenance men

JJ-7 fighter trainer airplanes attached to a brigade with the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy taxi on the runway in formation before takeoff for a flight training course in northwestern China's Gansu Province on January 13, 2019.

Soldiers fast-rope from transport helicopter Soldiers fast-rope from transport helicopter

Two transport helicopters attached to an airborne troop with a brigade under the PLA Air Force lift off successively to a designated airspace during a parachute training exercise on January 13, 2019.

Sailors heave the mooring lines aboard frigate Sailors heave the mooring lines aboard frigate

Sailors assigned to a frigate flotilla with the navy under the PLA Northern Theater Command heave the mooring lines aboard the guided-missile frigate Huangshi during a three-day maritime training exercise from January 8 to 10, 2019.

A scout runs through mock enemies' blockade A scout runs through mock enemies' blockade

A scout assigned to a brigade with the PLA 76th Group Army runs through mock enemies' blockade under the cover of smoke during a live-fire training exercise on January 9, 2019.

Multi-type attack helicopters lift off for flight training Multi-type attack helicopters lift off for flight training

A Z-9 attack helicopter and a Z-8G transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA Xinjiang Military Command fly at an extremely-low altitude during a flight training exercise on January 8, 2019.

J-11B fighter jet flies through valleys J-11B fighter jet flies through valleys

A J-11B fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force with the PLA Northern Theater Command flies at low altitude through valleys during a flight training exercise on January 8, 2019.

Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes
Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections
Fighter jets' night flight
J-11 fighter jets train in desert area
New pilots receive airplanes from maintenance men
Soldiers fast-rope from transport helicopter
Sailors heave the mooring lines aboard frigate
A scout runs through mock enemies' blockade
Multi-type attack helicopters lift off for flight training
J-11B fighter jet flies through valleys
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China opposes foreign participation in Taiwan submarine production
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PLA South China Sea Fleet sets sail for far-sea drill
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Chinese naval escort fleet pays friendly visit to Philippines
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China's 31st naval escort taskforce accomplishes its first mission
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China, Vietnam conclude 5th high-level border meeting
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China-Vietnam militaries hold joint disaster relief drill in border areas
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Sino-American troops share disaster training
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China's anti-drone laser weapon could aid counter-terrorism
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China, Russia conclude joint counter-terror exercises
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China's first carrier-borne fighter jet pilot dedicated to training pilot teams
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Li Wanyan witnessed the historic moment. She remembered that it was a foggy day and soldiers were walking past the minefield singing a song together. "They risked their lives to protect our safety and I don't know what I can do for them to express my gratitude."

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Chinese navy ships to dock in Sihanoukville
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U.S. Army participates in 14th annual Disaster Management Exchange in Nanjing, China
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