Armored vehicles attached to an armored infantry detachment of an army brigade with the PLA 76th Group Army carry out long-distance maneuver in formation at the foot of the Qilian Mountain in northwest China's Gansu Province during an actual combat training exercise recently.
Helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 80th Group Army fly over the mountains during a recent flight training exercise.
A soldier assigned to an artillery detachment of an airborne brigade with the PLA Air Force looks through the sight of a PCP-001 82mm vehicle-mounted self-propelled mortar system during a live-fire training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on August 29, 2017.
J-10 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxi along the flightline as they prepare for a sortie during a live-fire training exercise at a military airfield in southwest China on August 26, 2017.
Doctors of Chinese hospital ship Peace Ark provide free medical services to local people in Doraleh, Djibouti, on Aug. 25, 2017. The Peace Ark arrived in Djibouti on Aug. 23 and was expected to carry out a nine-day medical service in Djibouti.
Type 05A amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) and Type 05A advanced amphibious assault vehicles (AAAV) fire smoke bombs to provide concealment during an amphibious beach raid rehearsal in south China's Guangdong Province on August 26, 2017.
57mm Anti-aircraft artillery systems attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fire at simulated targets during a combat training exercise on August 26, 2017.
A group of Z-9 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 80th Group Army lift off from a military airfield successively for a flight training exercise on August 26, 2017.
Surface-to-air missiles are launched into the sky from an HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles system at night during the live-fire training conducted by an air-defense brigade with the PLA Eastern Theater Command in northwest China's desert area on August 25, 2017.
Soldiers help with the relief work of the disaster caused by typhoon Hato in Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR), south China, Aug. 25, 2017.
A Tor anti-aircraft missile system attached to an air-defense brigade with the PLA 73rd Group Army fires missiles at simulated aerial targets during the live-fire training in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on August 24, 2017.
The minesweeper Zhangjiagang attached to the East China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy clears and explodes a new-type intelligent underwater mine during a realistic minesweeping training exercise in waters of the East China Sea on August 19, 2017.
A JH-7 fighter bomber attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies over the sky during the flight training in east China's Shandong Province on August 15, 2017.
PLZ-89 self-propelled howitzer systems fire their 122mm shells at simulated targets during a tactical live-fire training exercise at the south foot of the Tianshan Mountains in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 22, 2017.
Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army are ready to lift off for a flight training exercise recently.
Special operations soldiers descend to the ground during an airborne operation conducted by airborne troops under the PLA Air Force in southwestern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in late August, 2017.
Soldiers assigned to a pontoon bridge brigade with the army under the PLA Central Theater Command construct a 900-meter pontoon bridge under the cover of smoke and spray curtain across the Yangtzi River during a realistic training exercise on August 22, 2017.
A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from a military airfield for a sortie during the flight training in southwest China's Sichuan province on August 21, 2017.
Special operations soldiers assigned to the Chinese ocean-going naval fleet visit a base of the Tanzanian Navy and have professional interactions with the Tanzanian marines on August 18, 2017, local time.
Maintenance men assigned to an air aviation brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force inspect a Y-8 transport aircraft before an airdrop mission in southwestern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on August 20, 2017.