Chinese peacekeepers assigned to a guard detachment of the 5th Chinese peacekeeping force to Mali use the vehicle-mounted heavy machine guns to assault mock enemies during a live-fire tactical training exercise in Gao, Mali on November 30, 2017.
A Z-19 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 79th Group Army fires missiles at simulated targets during the live-fire training at a military training base in Horqin Grassland of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on November 29, 2017.
Pilots get settled in the cockpits of their fighter jets prior to combat sorties during the "Red Sword-2017" systemic confrontation training exercise held by the Chinese PLA Air Force in deep desert in late November, 2017.
A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies onto the runway during the flight training at a military airfield on November 27, 2017.
A stricken miniature unnamed aerial vehicle (UAV) is hit by a Short Range Air Defense System in an actual strike test at a suburban test field in central China's Beijing Municipality on November 26, 2017.
A Z-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army hovers at low altitude for last-minute checks during the flight training on November 21, 2017.
Two pilots assigned to an air base of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command climb into the cockpit of a Su-30 fighter jet prior to a flight training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert in late November, 2017.
A LCAC approaches the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Changbaishan during an amphibious landing exercise in waters of the South China Sea on November 26, 2017.
Two amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) attached to a brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army fire missiles at simulated targets during the live-fire training in mountain area of southeast China's Fujian Province recently.
The PLA Air Force planes are seen conducting training exercise on Nov. 19, 2017. The PLA Air Force recently conducted a combat air patrol in the South China Sea and a training exercise after passing over the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait.
Two Y-7 transport aircraft attached to a transport aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command fly in formation during a round-the-clock flight training exercise in the west of Sichuan Province on Nov. 23, 2017.
Infantry soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade of the PLA 75th Group Army pull security after dismounting a Z-8 transport helicopter during flight training on November 21, 2017.
Artillerymen assigned to a combined brigade under the PLA 79th Group Army operate a vehicle-mounted howitzer system to fire 122mm shells at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise on November 20, 2017.
A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxies out an aircraft hangar for the flight training on Novenmer 20, 2017.
Local patients board the Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark to receive free medical services in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Nov. 20, 2017.
J-10 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxi onto the runway in formation before takeoff during a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force.
A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies down onto the runway after a strike flight training exercise recently.
Chinese and American soldiers work together during a drill at Camp Rilea in Seaside of Oregon, northwest United States, Nov. 18, 2017.
J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the runway before takeoff for a long-distance strike flight training exercise on November 16, 2017.
Transport and attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA 73rd Combined Corps lift off from a military airfield for ultra-low altitude flight training on November 16, 2017.