Soldiers assigned to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army prepare to board their Type-59 tanks during a recent military skills demonstration.
Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off from the parking apron for a night flight training exercise on March 14, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army maneuver their Type-96 main battle tank (MBT) on a muddy path during a driving skills training exercise on March 13, 2018.
J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command launch flares prior to takeoff for a sortie during night flight training in an undisclosed city of China's southeastern coast on March 9, 2018.
Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Fushun refuel a Z-9 ship-borne anti-submarine helicopter during a 6-day maritime realistic training exercise at an undisclosed sea area from March 5 to 10, 2018.
Paratroopers assigned to a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force descend with parachutes after jumping out of a Y-8 transport aircraft during a 5-day parachute training exercise from March 8 to 12, 2018.
The guided-missile frigate Rizhao (Hull 598) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Northern Theater Command steams at an undisclosed sea area during an 8-day maritime training exercise from March 1 to 8, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to a battalion under the PLA 79th Group Army load cargo into an armored personnel carrier prior to a long-distance maneuver training exercise on March 9, 2018.
Paratroopers assigned to a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force rush to pick up their parachutes prior to a parachute training exercise on March 8, 2018.
A J-7 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command fires its rockets at simulated ground targets during a live-fire flight training exercise on March 8, 2018.