A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command awaits approval to take off from the runway during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on July 19, 2019.
A PLZ-05 self-propelled 155 mm gun-howitzer attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire test in northwest China’s Gobi desert on July 16, 2019.
Soldiers assigned to a support detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army assemble a trailer-launched bridge of the REBS for temporary transportation during a bridge-building training exercise in northwest China's Gansu Province on July 18, 2019.
Soldiers apply camouflage nets to military vehicles in preparation for concealment after the military truck convoy’s arrival at the designated field during a recent round-the-clock air-ground coordinated training exercise.
Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe meets with representatives from the defense departments of 50 African countries and the African Union during the first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum in Beijing on July 17, 2019.
Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline in formation before takeoff during a night combat flight training exercise on July 15, 2019.
Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 75th Group Army operate a 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer system to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on July 16, 2019.
A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through the valley during an aerial combat sortie from July 3 to 5, 2019.
A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 77th Group army fires aircraft gun while flying through the valley during a defense penetration training operation in in western China on July 14, 2019.
Soldiers assigned to an artillery brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army secure and reinforce military vehicles onto the railcar prior to a long-distance rail transportation from China’s southeast coastal areas to the northwest China’s desert area in early July, 2019.
A crawler-type rocket launcher system attached to a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires 122mm rockets against remote targets during a live-fire training exercise at the foot of the Qilian Mountains in northwest China's Gansu Province on July 12, 2019.
A container delivery system bundle parachutes to the ground after being dropped out of a transport aircraft during a fixed-point air-drop operation conducted by a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force on July 13, 2019.
A military truck convoy carrying supplies and materials moves on a zigzag road during a transport mission through snow-capped mountains at an altitude of 4969 meters.
A wheeled self-propelled howitzer system attached to an artillery detachment of a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires 122mm shells against a mock remote target during a live-fire training exercise in northwest China’s Gobi desert on July 10, 2019.
A vehicle-mounted rocket launcher system attached to a rocket detachment of a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army fires rockets at mock sea targets during a live-fire training exercise on July 8, 2019.
Maintenance men assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command perform inspections on a J-11 fighter jet prior to a flight training exercise on July 9, 2019.
A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires its aircraft gun at a mock target during a live-fire training exercise in west China’s plateau area in early July, 2019.
A convoy of armored vehicles attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army is en route to a designated training field during a joint tactical training exercise on subjects including combat preparation and command, firepower strike, precise coordination, etc.
The Chinese and German armed forces are holding a joint exercise on medical support that began on July 3 and will last until July 17 in Germany, in an effort to improve coordination in conducting international humanitarian medical missions.
Paratroopers assigned to a special operations brigade under the PLA 83rd Group Army rush to board a Mi-17 transport helicopter for a parachute training exercise in central China’s Henan Province on July 3, 2019.