J-10 fighter jet fires at mock ground targets J-10 fighter jet fires at mock ground targets

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade with the PLA Air Force fires at mock ground targets as it dives in speed during a live-fire flight training exercise on November 15, 2018.

WZ-10 attack helicopters fly over sea area WZ-10 attack helicopters fly over sea area

WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fly in formation over an undisclosed sea area during a flight training exercise on November 15, 2018.

Helicopters participate in live-fire training at mountainous area Helicopters participate in live-fire training at mountainous area

A Z-9 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise at a mountainous area in east China's Anhui Province on November 16, 2018.

Dock landing ship Yimengshan conducts training in East China Sea Dock landing ship Yimengshan conducts training in East China Sea

A ship-borne helicopter prepare to land on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Yimengshan attached to a landing ship flotilla of the navy under the PLA Eastern Theater Command during a maritime training exercise in waters of the East China Sea.

Special operations soldiers participate in parachute training Special operations soldiers participate in parachute training

Special operations soldiers assigned to a brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army queue to board a Mi-171 transport helicopter during a recent parachute training exercise in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

J-11 fighter jet takes off for training J-11 fighter jet takes off for training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command climbs into the cockpit of his J-11 fighter jet prior to a night flight training exercise on November 1, 2018.

J-20 fighter jets perform aerobatic stunts during Airshow China 2018 J-20 fighter jets perform aerobatic stunts during Airshow China 2018

A J-20 stealth fighter jet attached to the PLA Air Force flies over the sky during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong Province, on November 11, 2018.

Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters

Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters during a training exercise jointly conducted by an army aviation brigade and a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army in east China's Anhui Province on November 9, 2018.

Paratroopers descend to the drop zone Paratroopers descend to the drop zone

A paratrooper assigned to a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force opens his parachute after jumping out of a transport aircraft during a parachute training exercise on November 8, 2018.

Army aviation brigade conducts tactical training Army aviation brigade conducts tactical training

WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off simultaneously for an actual combat flight training exercise in east China's Shandong Province on November 7, 2018.

J-10 fighter jet fires at mock ground targets
WZ-10 attack helicopters fly over sea area
Helicopters participate in live-fire training at mountainous area
Dock landing ship Yimengshan conducts training in East China Sea
Special operations soldiers participate in parachute training
J-11 fighter jet takes off for training
J-20 fighter jets perform aerobatic stunts during Airshow China 2018
Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters
Paratroopers descend to the drop zone
Army aviation brigade conducts tactical training
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J-10 fighter jet fires at mock ground targets J-10 fighter jet fires at mock ground targets

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade with the PLA Air Force fires at mock ground targets as it dives in speed during a live-fire flight training exercise on November 15, 2018.

WZ-10 attack helicopters fly over sea area WZ-10 attack helicopters fly over sea area

WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fly in formation over an undisclosed sea area during a flight training exercise on November 15, 2018.

Helicopters participate in live-fire training at mountainous area Helicopters participate in live-fire training at mountainous area

A Z-9 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire training exercise at a mountainous area in east China's Anhui Province on November 16, 2018.

Dock landing ship Yimengshan conducts training in East China Sea Dock landing ship Yimengshan conducts training in East China Sea

A ship-borne helicopter prepare to land on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Yimengshan attached to a landing ship flotilla of the navy under the PLA Eastern Theater Command during a maritime training exercise in waters of the East China Sea.

Special operations soldiers participate in parachute training Special operations soldiers participate in parachute training

Special operations soldiers assigned to a brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army queue to board a Mi-171 transport helicopter during a recent parachute training exercise in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

J-11 fighter jet takes off for training J-11 fighter jet takes off for training

A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command climbs into the cockpit of his J-11 fighter jet prior to a night flight training exercise on November 1, 2018.

J-20 fighter jets perform aerobatic stunts during Airshow China 2018 J-20 fighter jets perform aerobatic stunts during Airshow China 2018

A J-20 stealth fighter jet attached to the PLA Air Force flies over the sky during the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong Province, on November 11, 2018.

Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters

Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters during a training exercise jointly conducted by an army aviation brigade and a combined brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army in east China's Anhui Province on November 9, 2018.

Paratroopers descend to the drop zone Paratroopers descend to the drop zone

A paratrooper assigned to a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force opens his parachute after jumping out of a transport aircraft during a parachute training exercise on November 8, 2018.

Army aviation brigade conducts tactical training Army aviation brigade conducts tactical training

WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off simultaneously for an actual combat flight training exercise in east China's Shandong Province on November 7, 2018.

J-10 fighter jet fires at mock ground targets
WZ-10 attack helicopters fly over sea area
Helicopters participate in live-fire training at mountainous area
Dock landing ship Yimengshan conducts training in East China Sea
Special operations soldiers participate in parachute training
J-11 fighter jet takes off for training
J-20 fighter jets perform aerobatic stunts during Airshow China 2018
Soldiers fast-rope from Mi-171 transport helicopters
Paratroopers descend to the drop zone
Army aviation brigade conducts tactical training
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U.S. Army participates in 14th annual Disaster Management Exchange in Nanjing, China
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