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In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments

Two female special operations soldiers make thumbs-up gestures after landing on the drop zone as their teammates descend to the ground during parachute training.

PLA warships conduct replenishment-at-sea during far-sea training PLA warships conduct replenishment-at-sea during far-sea training

The comprehensive supply ship Luomahu conducts replenishment-at-sea with the guided-missile destroyers Haikou and Changsha simultaneously in the South China Sea during a far-sea training exercise on Feb. 16.

Chinese naval taskforce on homebound voyage after ‘Aman-17’ exercise Chinese naval taskforce on homebound voyage after ‘Aman-17’ exercise

The 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce, after participating in the "Aman-17" multinational joint naval exercise, embarked on homebound voyage on Feb. 15, 2017, local time.

PLA Navy conducts confrontation drill in South China Sea PLA Navy conducts confrontation drill in South China Sea

A Z-8 ship-borne helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (Hull 171) during a confrontation drill in the waters of the South China Sea on Feb. 15.

PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducts emergency rescue drill PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducts emergency rescue drill

Medical personnel use a stretcher to evacuate a simulated wounded person during an emergency medical rescue drill jointly conducted by an aviation regiment and the hospital of the PLA Hong Kong Garrison in China's Hong Kong, Feb. 14, 2017.

Airborne armored infantry fighting vehicles in live-fire training Airborne armored infantry fighting vehicles in live-fire training

A ZBD-03 airborne armored infantry fighting vehicle attached to an airborne group with the PLA Air Force fires at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise at a military training base in central China’s Hubei Province on Feb. 14, 2017.

'Aman-17' int'l joint naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan 'Aman-17' int'l joint naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan

The four-day "Aman-17" (Aman means peace in Urdu) international joint naval exercise kicked off in Karachi, Pakistan, and its adjacent waters, Feb. 10, local time.

PLA Navy to conduct far-sea training PLA Navy to conduct far-sea training

The comprehensive supply ship Luomahu (Hull 964) (L) and the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (Hull 171) (R) berth at a military port in Sanya, south China’s Hainan Province, Feb. 10, 2017.

Chinese naval ship docks at Salalah port for replenishment Chinese naval ship docks at Salalah port for replenishment

The guided missile frigate Hengyang of the 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce entered the Port of Salalah in Oman for a five-day replenishment and rest at about 11:00 on Feb 11, local time.

Military veteran returns to China after 54 year India exile Military veteran returns to China after 54 year India exile

Wang Qi, a 78-year-old Chinese military veteran trapped in India for 54 years, arrives in Beijing, on Saturday, January 11, 2017.

In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments
PLA warships conduct replenishment-at-sea during far-sea training
Chinese naval taskforce on homebound voyage after ‘Aman-17’ exercise
PLA Navy conducts confrontation drill in South China Sea
PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducts emergency rescue drill
Airborne armored infantry fighting vehicles in live-fire training
'Aman-17' int'l joint naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan
PLA Navy to conduct far-sea training
Chinese naval ship docks at Salalah port for replenishment
Military veteran returns to China after 54 year India exile
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In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments

Two female special operations soldiers make thumbs-up gestures after landing on the drop zone as their teammates descend to the ground during parachute training.

PLA warships conduct replenishment-at-sea during far-sea training PLA warships conduct replenishment-at-sea during far-sea training

The comprehensive supply ship Luomahu conducts replenishment-at-sea with the guided-missile destroyers Haikou and Changsha simultaneously in the South China Sea during a far-sea training exercise on Feb. 16.

Chinese naval taskforce on homebound voyage after ‘Aman-17’ exercise Chinese naval taskforce on homebound voyage after ‘Aman-17’ exercise

The 24th Chinese naval escort taskforce, after participating in the "Aman-17" multinational joint naval exercise, embarked on homebound voyage on Feb. 15, 2017, local time.

PLA Navy conducts confrontation drill in South China Sea PLA Navy conducts confrontation drill in South China Sea

A Z-8 ship-borne helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (Hull 171) during a confrontation drill in the waters of the South China Sea on Feb. 15.

PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducts emergency rescue drill PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducts emergency rescue drill

Medical personnel use a stretcher to evacuate a simulated wounded person during an emergency medical rescue drill jointly conducted by an aviation regiment and the hospital of the PLA Hong Kong Garrison in China's Hong Kong, Feb. 14, 2017.

Airborne armored infantry fighting vehicles in live-fire training Airborne armored infantry fighting vehicles in live-fire training

A ZBD-03 airborne armored infantry fighting vehicle attached to an airborne group with the PLA Air Force fires at simulated targets during a live-fire training exercise at a military training base in central China’s Hubei Province on Feb. 14, 2017.

'Aman-17' int'l joint naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan 'Aman-17' int'l joint naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan

The four-day "Aman-17" (Aman means peace in Urdu) international joint naval exercise kicked off in Karachi, Pakistan, and its adjacent waters, Feb. 10, local time.

PLA Navy to conduct far-sea training PLA Navy to conduct far-sea training

The comprehensive supply ship Luomahu (Hull 964) (L) and the guided-missile destroyer Haikou (Hull 171) (R) berth at a military port in Sanya, south China’s Hainan Province, Feb. 10, 2017.

Chinese naval ship docks at Salalah port for replenishment Chinese naval ship docks at Salalah port for replenishment

The guided missile frigate Hengyang of the 25th Chinese naval escort taskforce entered the Port of Salalah in Oman for a five-day replenishment and rest at about 11:00 on Feb 11, local time.

Military veteran returns to China after 54 year India exile Military veteran returns to China after 54 year India exile

Wang Qi, a 78-year-old Chinese military veteran trapped in India for 54 years, arrives in Beijing, on Saturday, January 11, 2017.

In pics: Female special operations soldiers' moments
PLA warships conduct replenishment-at-sea during far-sea training
Chinese naval taskforce on homebound voyage after ‘Aman-17’ exercise
PLA Navy conducts confrontation drill in South China Sea
PLA Hong Kong Garrison conducts emergency rescue drill
Airborne armored infantry fighting vehicles in live-fire training
'Aman-17' int'l joint naval exercise kicks off in Pakistan
PLA Navy to conduct far-sea training
Chinese naval ship docks at Salalah port for replenishment
Military veteran returns to China after 54 year India exile
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Int'l Media on China

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Int'l Militaries on China

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