J-16 Fighter jet taxis on runway J-16 Fighter jet taxis on runway

A J-16 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command takes off for a flight training exercise on July 17, 2018.

Military vehicles move in heavy snow Military vehicles move in heavy snow

Military vehicles attached to an artillery detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army are en route to a designated training area in the heavy snow at the hinterland of northwest China's Qinghai-Xizang Plateau on July 19, 2018.

Paratroopers practice parachuting skills Paratroopers practice parachuting skills

A paratrooper assigned to the airborne troops under the PLA air force descends to a designated landing zone after jumping out of a transport aircraft during a parachute training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on July 19, 2018.

Fighter jets take off at night Fighter jets take off at night

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline before takeoff for a sortie during flight training on July 17, 2018.

Belarusian team arrives in Korla for IAG-2018 Belarusian team arrives in Korla for IAG-2018

A 38-member Belarusian team arrived at Korla of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on July 18, 2018 for the upcoming International Army Games - 2018 (IAG-2018).

Army aviation brigade conducts flight training Army aviation brigade conducts flight training

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on July 16, 2018.

Moments in Moments in "Red Sword-2018" confrontation training

Tanker aircraft taxi on the runway successively during the "Red Sword-2018" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in northwestern China's deep desert in early June, 2018.

Type-99A tanks rumble in desert Type-99A tanks rumble in desert

Armored vehicles attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army move in formation during a long-distance maneuver in northwest China's desert area on July 17, 2018.

In pics: Air Force conducts In pics: Air Force conducts "Red Sword-2018" training exercise

Two fighter jets taxi on the runway in formation before takeoff for a combat sortie during the "Red Sword-2018" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in northwestern China's deep desert in early June, 2018.

Tor anti-aircraft missile system fires at aerial target Tor anti-aircraft missile system fires at aerial target

A Tor anti-aircraft missile system attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock aerial targets during live-fire training in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on July 16, 2018.

J-16 Fighter jet taxis on runway
Military vehicles move in heavy snow
Paratroopers practice parachuting skills
Fighter jets take off at night
Belarusian team arrives in Korla for IAG-2018
Army aviation brigade conducts flight training
Moments in
Type-99A tanks rumble in desert
In pics: Air Force conducts
Tor anti-aircraft missile system fires at aerial target
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J-16 Fighter jet taxis on runway J-16 Fighter jet taxis on runway

A J-16 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command takes off for a flight training exercise on July 17, 2018.

Military vehicles move in heavy snow Military vehicles move in heavy snow

Military vehicles attached to an artillery detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army are en route to a designated training area in the heavy snow at the hinterland of northwest China's Qinghai-Xizang Plateau on July 19, 2018.

Paratroopers practice parachuting skills Paratroopers practice parachuting skills

A paratrooper assigned to the airborne troops under the PLA air force descends to a designated landing zone after jumping out of a transport aircraft during a parachute training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on July 19, 2018.

Fighter jets take off at night Fighter jets take off at night

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline before takeoff for a sortie during flight training on July 17, 2018.

Belarusian team arrives in Korla for IAG-2018 Belarusian team arrives in Korla for IAG-2018

A 38-member Belarusian team arrived at Korla of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on July 18, 2018 for the upcoming International Army Games - 2018 (IAG-2018).

Army aviation brigade conducts flight training Army aviation brigade conducts flight training

Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on July 16, 2018.

Moments in Moments in "Red Sword-2018" confrontation training

Tanker aircraft taxi on the runway successively during the "Red Sword-2018" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in northwestern China's deep desert in early June, 2018.

Type-99A tanks rumble in desert Type-99A tanks rumble in desert

Armored vehicles attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 81st Group Army move in formation during a long-distance maneuver in northwest China's desert area on July 17, 2018.

In pics: Air Force conducts In pics: Air Force conducts "Red Sword-2018" training exercise

Two fighter jets taxi on the runway in formation before takeoff for a combat sortie during the "Red Sword-2018" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in northwestern China's deep desert in early June, 2018.

Tor anti-aircraft missile system fires at aerial target Tor anti-aircraft missile system fires at aerial target

A Tor anti-aircraft missile system attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock aerial targets during live-fire training in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on July 16, 2018.

J-16 Fighter jet taxis on runway
Military vehicles move in heavy snow
Paratroopers practice parachuting skills
Fighter jets take off at night
Belarusian team arrives in Korla for IAG-2018
Army aviation brigade conducts flight training
Moments in
Type-99A tanks rumble in desert
In pics: Air Force conducts
Tor anti-aircraft missile system fires at aerial target
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