Fighter jet engines start up for flight tasks Fighter jet engines start up for flight tasks

Pilots assigned to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command keep their Su-30 fighter jet in a specified airspace while awaiting further clearance during an actual-combat flight training exercise in mid-February, 2020.

Ground crews go through final checks before flight Ground crews go through final checks before flight

Ground crew members assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command wait for pilots after completing inspections prior to air-to-surface target practice during a fire training exercise on February 18, 2020.

Fighter jets engage in flight missions Fighter jets engage in flight missions

Two Su-30 fighter jets attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command soar into the sky in tactical formation to a designated airspace during a flight training mission on February 18, 2020.

MBTs and IFVs pass through muddy road MBTs and IFVs pass through muddy road

A Type 96A MBT and an IFV attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army rumble on the muddy ramp en route to a designated training area during a coordinated driving skills training exercise on February 19, 2020.

Fighter jets fly to cruise altitude Fighter jets fly to cruise altitude

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through a mountainous region during a flight training exercise on February 17, 2020.

More military medics arrive in Wuhan to counter COVID-19 More military medics arrive in Wuhan to counter COVID-19

Totally 1200 military medics carrying medications arrive at Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on Feb 17, 2020.

Naval special mission aircraft take off for missions Naval special mission aircraft take off for missions

A Y-8 aircraft for ASW patrol mission attached to a naval aviation regiment under the PLA Southern Theater Command performs touch-and-go maneuver on the runway during a real-combat flight training exercise on February 13, 2020.

Newest group of army medics arrives in Wuhan Newest group of army medics arrives in Wuhan

An additional 1,200 military medics sent by the People's Liberation Army to help fight the novel coronavirus epidemic arrived in Wuhan on Monday.

Chinese naval ships conduct real combat training in Gulf of Aden Chinese naval ships conduct real combat training in Gulf of Aden

Members of a special force team climb a steel ladder to the “hijacked ship” acted by the comprehensive supply ship Weishanhu during the armed rescue training of a real combat training exercise conducted by the 34th Chinese naval escort taskforce in eastern waters of the Gulf of Aden from February 9 to February 12, 2020.

Multi-type helicopters lift off for real combat flight Multi-type helicopters lift off for real combat flight

A cluster of attack helicopters led by a Mi-171 transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73th Group Army lift off successively from parking apron during a flight training exercise on February 11, 2020.

Fighter jet engines start up for flight tasks
Ground crews go through final checks before flight
Fighter jets engage in flight missions
MBTs and IFVs pass through muddy road
Fighter jets fly to cruise altitude
More military medics arrive in Wuhan to counter COVID-19
Naval special mission aircraft take off for missions
Newest group of army medics arrives in Wuhan
Chinese naval ships conduct real combat training in Gulf of Aden
Multi-type helicopters lift off for real combat flight
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Fighter jet engines start up for flight tasks Fighter jet engines start up for flight tasks

Pilots assigned to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command keep their Su-30 fighter jet in a specified airspace while awaiting further clearance during an actual-combat flight training exercise in mid-February, 2020.

Ground crews go through final checks before flight Ground crews go through final checks before flight

Ground crew members assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command wait for pilots after completing inspections prior to air-to-surface target practice during a fire training exercise on February 18, 2020.

Fighter jets engage in flight missions Fighter jets engage in flight missions

Two Su-30 fighter jets attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command soar into the sky in tactical formation to a designated airspace during a flight training mission on February 18, 2020.

MBTs and IFVs pass through muddy road MBTs and IFVs pass through muddy road

A Type 96A MBT and an IFV attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army rumble on the muddy ramp en route to a designated training area during a coordinated driving skills training exercise on February 19, 2020.

Fighter jets fly to cruise altitude Fighter jets fly to cruise altitude

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through a mountainous region during a flight training exercise on February 17, 2020.

More military medics arrive in Wuhan to counter COVID-19 More military medics arrive in Wuhan to counter COVID-19

Totally 1200 military medics carrying medications arrive at Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on Feb 17, 2020.

Naval special mission aircraft take off for missions Naval special mission aircraft take off for missions

A Y-8 aircraft for ASW patrol mission attached to a naval aviation regiment under the PLA Southern Theater Command performs touch-and-go maneuver on the runway during a real-combat flight training exercise on February 13, 2020.

Newest group of army medics arrives in Wuhan Newest group of army medics arrives in Wuhan

An additional 1,200 military medics sent by the People's Liberation Army to help fight the novel coronavirus epidemic arrived in Wuhan on Monday.

Chinese naval ships conduct real combat training in Gulf of Aden Chinese naval ships conduct real combat training in Gulf of Aden

Members of a special force team climb a steel ladder to the “hijacked ship” acted by the comprehensive supply ship Weishanhu during the armed rescue training of a real combat training exercise conducted by the 34th Chinese naval escort taskforce in eastern waters of the Gulf of Aden from February 9 to February 12, 2020.

Multi-type helicopters lift off for real combat flight Multi-type helicopters lift off for real combat flight

A cluster of attack helicopters led by a Mi-171 transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73th Group Army lift off successively from parking apron during a flight training exercise on February 11, 2020.

Fighter jet engines start up for flight tasks
Ground crews go through final checks before flight
Fighter jets engage in flight missions
MBTs and IFVs pass through muddy road
Fighter jets fly to cruise altitude
More military medics arrive in Wuhan to counter COVID-19
Naval special mission aircraft take off for missions
Newest group of army medics arrives in Wuhan
Chinese naval ships conduct real combat training in Gulf of Aden
Multi-type helicopters lift off for real combat flight
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Int'l Media on China

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