J-10 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock flight tasks J-10 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock flight tasks

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command awaits approval to take off from the runway during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on July 19, 2019.

Live-fire test in Gobi desert Live-fire test in Gobi desert

A PLZ-05 self-propelled 155 mm gun-howitzer attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire test in northwest China’s Gobi desert on July 16, 2019.

Soldiers build mechanized bridge in Gansu Soldiers build mechanized bridge in Gansu

Soldiers assigned to a support detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army assemble a trailer-launched bridge of the REBS for temporary transportation during a bridge-building training exercise in northwest China's Gansu Province on July 18, 2019.

Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang

Soldiers apply camouflage nets to military vehicles in preparation for concealment after the military truck convoy's arrival at the designated field during a recent round-the-clock air-ground coordinated training exercise.

Fighter jets take off at night Fighter jets take off at night

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline in formation before takeoff during a night combat flight training exercise on July 15, 2019.

Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 75th Group Army operate a 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer system to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on July 16, 2019.

Chinese defense chief meets with African guests Chinese defense chief meets with African guests

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe meets with representatives from the defense departments of 50 African countries and the African Union during the first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum in Beijing on July 17, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through the valley during an aerial combat sortie from July 3 to 5, 2019.

Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 77th Group army fires aircraft gun while flying through the valley during a defense penetration training operation in in western China on July 14, 2019.

UAV launched for reconnaissance UAV launched for reconnaissance

Soldiers secure and reinforce military vehicles onto the railcar prior to a long-distance rail transportation from China's southeast coastal areas to the northwest China's desert area in early July, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock flight tasks
Live-fire test in Gobi desert
Soldiers build mechanized bridge in Gansu
Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang
Fighter jets take off at night
Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system
Chinese defense chief meets with African guests
J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation
Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
UAV launched for reconnaissance
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J-10 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock flight tasks J-10 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock flight tasks

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command awaits approval to take off from the runway during a round-the-clock flight training exercise on July 19, 2019.

Live-fire test in Gobi desert Live-fire test in Gobi desert

A PLZ-05 self-propelled 155 mm gun-howitzer attached to an artillery brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army fires at mock targets during a live-fire test in northwest China’s Gobi desert on July 16, 2019.

Soldiers build mechanized bridge in Gansu Soldiers build mechanized bridge in Gansu

Soldiers assigned to a support detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army assemble a trailer-launched bridge of the REBS for temporary transportation during a bridge-building training exercise in northwest China's Gansu Province on July 18, 2019.

Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang

Soldiers apply camouflage nets to military vehicles in preparation for concealment after the military truck convoy's arrival at the designated field during a recent round-the-clock air-ground coordinated training exercise.

Fighter jets take off at night Fighter jets take off at night

Two J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command taxi on the flightline in formation before takeoff during a night combat flight training exercise on July 15, 2019.

Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system

Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 75th Group Army operate a 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer system to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on July 16, 2019.

Chinese defense chief meets with African guests Chinese defense chief meets with African guests

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe meets with representatives from the defense departments of 50 African countries and the African Union during the first China-Africa Peace and Security Forum in Beijing on July 17, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command flies through the valley during an aerial combat sortie from July 3 to 5, 2019.

Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 77th Group army fires aircraft gun while flying through the valley during a defense penetration training operation in in western China on July 14, 2019.

UAV launched for reconnaissance UAV launched for reconnaissance

Soldiers secure and reinforce military vehicles onto the railcar prior to a long-distance rail transportation from China's southeast coastal areas to the northwest China's desert area in early July, 2019.

J-10 fighter jets take off for round-the-clock flight tasks
Live-fire test in Gobi desert
Soldiers build mechanized bridge in Gansu
Air-ground coordinated training exercise held in Xinjiang
Fighter jets take off at night
Artillerymen fire 122mm self-propelled howitzer system
Chinese defense chief meets with African guests
J-10 fighter jets soar in combat formation
Gunships conduct penetration training in Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
UAV launched for reconnaissance
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Chinese peacekeepers to DR Congo repair major local roads
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China's 31st naval escort fleet returns home after seven-month mission
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Navy fleet escorts four Chinese civilian ships
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China sends new naval destroyer fleet to Somali waters for escort mission
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Militias participate in rescue operations of North China landslide
PLA's Shanxi Provincial Military Command dispatched militias for the landslide rescue operations in Shanxi Province, North China.
China, Vietnam conclude 5th high-level border meeting
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Sino-American troops share disaster training
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Indian frigate and Chinese destroyer to take part in Russian Navy Day parade
China's destroyer Xian and India's frigate Tarkash will take part in the military maritime parade that will be held in St. Petersburg on July 28. the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.
Space: The next
At present, space is becoming a new focus of strategic wrestling and a new "battlefield" of arms race for major countries in the world. Since US President Donald Trump announced the establishment of a Space Force, the weaponization and militarization of space has become a hotly discussed topic, and some other countries have followed suit.
French Military's ambition is too wild for its strength
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