Fighter jets take off in wee hours Fighter jets take off in wee hours

A ground crew assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command signals a J-11 fighter jet to taxi into an aircraft shelter after completing a flight training exercise in the wee hours on October 17, 2019.

Wheeled armored vehicle fires smoke bombs for concealment Wheeled armored vehicle fires smoke bombs for concealment

A wheeled armored vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Amy fires smoke bombs as a concealment during a live-fire training exercise on October 19, 2019.

Ship-borne helicopter hovers over before landing Ship-borne helicopter hovers over before landing

A ship-borne helicopter attached to a regiment of the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command hovers at an ultra-low altitude over the flight deck of the comprehensive supply ship Luomahu before landing during a coordinated maritime night training exercise on October 16, 2019.

Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver

Main battle tanks attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble through a dirt road in speed at the foot of Qilian Mountains in formation to a designated field during a long-distance maneuver operation on October 10, 2019.

Xi meets delegates to PLA logistic support force Party congress, senior officers in Hubei Xi meets delegates to PLA logistic support force Party congress, senior officers in Hubei

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with delegates to the first Party congress of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Joint Logistic Support Force and senior officers stationed in central China's Hubei Province, respectively.

Fighter jets taxi down the runway Fighter jets taxi down the runway

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command soars into the sky during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on October 11, 2019.

Xi highlights peace, friendship at Military World Games Xi highlights peace, friendship at Military World Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with defense department and military leaders of participating countries and senior officials of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) here on Friday before the 7th Military World Games is opened.

In pics: Opening ceremony of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan In pics: Opening ceremony of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan

International basketball referee Wen Keming (C) takes the oath on behalf of all judges and referees during the opening ceremony of the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 18, 2019.

Activity celebrating 70th founding anniv. of PLA air force held in Changchun, Jilin Activity celebrating 70th founding anniv. of PLA air force held in Changchun, Jilin

Five-day activity celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of PLA air force was held in Changchun on Thursday, where the PLA air force will showcase weapons and equipment and offer aerobatic.

Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver

Main battle tanks attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble through a dirt road in speed at the foot of Qilian Mountains in formation to a designated field during a long-distance maneuver operation on October 10, 2019.

Fighter jets take off in wee hours
Wheeled armored vehicle fires smoke bombs for concealment
Ship-borne helicopter hovers over before landing
Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver
Xi meets delegates to PLA logistic support force Party congress, senior officers in Hubei
Fighter jets taxi down the runway
Xi highlights peace, friendship at Military World Games
In pics: Opening ceremony of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan
Activity celebrating 70th founding anniv. of PLA air force held in Changchun, Jilin
Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver
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Fighter jets take off in wee hours Fighter jets take off in wee hours

A ground crew assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command signals a J-11 fighter jet to taxi into an aircraft shelter after completing a flight training exercise in the wee hours on October 17, 2019.

Wheeled armored vehicle fires smoke bombs for concealment Wheeled armored vehicle fires smoke bombs for concealment

A wheeled armored vehicle attached to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Amy fires smoke bombs as a concealment during a live-fire training exercise on October 19, 2019.

Ship-borne helicopter hovers over before landing Ship-borne helicopter hovers over before landing

A ship-borne helicopter attached to a regiment of the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command hovers at an ultra-low altitude over the flight deck of the comprehensive supply ship Luomahu before landing during a coordinated maritime night training exercise on October 16, 2019.

Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver

Main battle tanks attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble through a dirt road in speed at the foot of Qilian Mountains in formation to a designated field during a long-distance maneuver operation on October 10, 2019.

Xi meets delegates to PLA logistic support force Party congress, senior officers in Hubei Xi meets delegates to PLA logistic support force Party congress, senior officers in Hubei

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met with delegates to the first Party congress of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Joint Logistic Support Force and senior officers stationed in central China's Hubei Province, respectively.

Fighter jets taxi down the runway Fighter jets taxi down the runway

A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command soars into the sky during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on October 11, 2019.

Xi highlights peace, friendship at Military World Games Xi highlights peace, friendship at Military World Games

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with defense department and military leaders of participating countries and senior officials of the International Military Sports Council (CISM) here on Friday before the 7th Military World Games is opened.

In pics: Opening ceremony of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan In pics: Opening ceremony of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan

International basketball referee Wen Keming (C) takes the oath on behalf of all judges and referees during the opening ceremony of the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 18, 2019.

Activity celebrating 70th founding anniv. of PLA air force held in Changchun, Jilin Activity celebrating 70th founding anniv. of PLA air force held in Changchun, Jilin

Five-day activity celebrating the 70th founding anniversary of PLA air force was held in Changchun on Thursday, where the PLA air force will showcase weapons and equipment and offer aerobatic.

Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver

Main battle tanks attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army rumble through a dirt road in speed at the foot of Qilian Mountains in formation to a designated field during a long-distance maneuver operation on October 10, 2019.

Fighter jets take off in wee hours
Wheeled armored vehicle fires smoke bombs for concealment
Ship-borne helicopter hovers over before landing
Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver
Xi meets delegates to PLA logistic support force Party congress, senior officers in Hubei
Fighter jets taxi down the runway
Xi highlights peace, friendship at Military World Games
In pics: Opening ceremony of 7th CISM Military World Games held in Wuhan
Activity celebrating 70th founding anniv. of PLA air force held in Changchun, Jilin
Armored vehicles in tactical maneuver
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