Leading by the amphibious dock landing ship Kunlunshan, vessels attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steam in formation during the maritime live-fire training in waters of the South China Sea from Jan. 17 to 19, 2018.
A soldier in MOPP gear checks wind speed at a military airfield during a scenario-driven chemical defense training exercise on January 18, 2018. He is assigned to a chemical defense group of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command.
An amphibious assault breacher vehicle attached to a brigade of the PLA Navy's Maine Corps fires obstacle-breaching shells during a live-fire training exercise at a comprehensive military training base in southern China's Guangdong Province on January 19, 2018.
Armored vehicles attached to a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army rumble to a designated training area during a field maneuver training exercise on January 19, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 78th Group Army operate a sling cart to lift and load surface-to-air missiles onto a missile launching truck during a comprehensive training exercise on January 17, 2018.
The guided-missile frigate Jingzhou attached to a destroyer flotilla with the East China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy fires underwater acoustic jamming projectiles during a 5-day live-fire training exercise in waters of the East China Sea from January 10 to 15, 2018.
A transport helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army prepares to lift off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise on January 12, 2018.
The guided-missile destroyer Harbin (Hull 112) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the North China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy steams in waters of the Yellow Sea during a maritime training exercise in mid-January, 2018.
An H-6k fighter bomber attached to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command lands at a military airfield after flight training on January 11, 2018.
A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off for a sortie during the combat flight training on January 12, 2018.