Engineers assigned to an engineering and chemical defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army maneuver bridge erection boats to build a ribbon pontoon floating bridge over a tributary of China's Yangtze River during a military skills demonstration on April 25, 2018.
A LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla of the navy under the PLA Eastern Theater Command steers into the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Yimengshan (Hull 988) during a maritime training exercise at an undisclosed sea area on April 26, 2018.
Cadets fire HJ-73 anti-tank missile at simulated target during a live-fire test at a training range in Nanjing on April 26, 2018. They are assigned to the Army Artillery Air Defense Academy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA).
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Army staff officers participate in a basic theory test on April 24. The first professional skills competition for combat staff officers of the PLA Army kicked off at a training range in Nanjing, eastern China's Jiangsu Province, on April 21,2018.
The military band of the PLA takes part in a military band parade held at the Beijing Olympic Park during a military band festival of the SCO, in Beijing, capital of China, April 25, 2018.
The picture shows the HQ-9 air defense missile systems attached to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command during a live-fire training exercise in mid-April, 2018.
A JL-8 jet trainer attached to a brigade under the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy fires its aircraft gun at simulated ground targets during a live-fire training course on April 20, 2018.
A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army receive phase maintenance on April 24, 2018.
Sailors participate in a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk-down on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16) of the Chinese PLA Navy prior to flight operations in western Pacific.