Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2017 shows the scene of state memorial ceremony for China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims at the memorial hall for the massacre victims in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Dec. 13, 2017.
A military truck convoy carrying weapons and equipment is en route to the designated area during a recent long-distance maneuver exercise in mountainous high plateau area in southwest China's Xizang Autonomous Region.
Aircraft of Chinese air force take part in a regular patrol exercise on Dec. 11, 2017. A Chinese air force formation conducted a regular patrol exercise that passed the Bashi Channel and Miyako Strait on Monday, an air force spokesperson confirmed Tuesday.
A J-10B fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command arrives to receive fuel from a multi-point system of an HU-6 aerial refueling tanker during a midair refueling training exercise on December 9, 2017.
A paratrooper assigned to an airborne brigade under the PLA Air Force gets pulled by his parachute after landing at a drop zone during a parachute training exercise in central China's Hubei Province on December 8, 2017.
Participating soldiers learn to use Chinese weapons and equipment prior to the second day's joint training of the "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard on December 4, 2017.
Peacekeepers assigned to the 5th Chinese peacekeeping guard detachment in Mali donate supplies to local villagers and pose for a group photo with them after a free treatment activity at a local village on December 1, 2017.
A group of Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade of the PLA 80th Group Army hover at extremely-low altitude to execute inspections before leaving the airfield during the flight training on December 6, 2017.
Chinese and Russian special operations soldiers run to board a transport helicopter during the third day's training of the "Cooperation-2017" joint anti-terrorism training between the Chinese People's APF and Russian Federation National Guard on December 5, 2017.
Soldiers assigned to an army aviation brigade with the PLA 79th Group Army load rockets onto a Z-19 attack helicopter prior to the live-fire training at a military training base in Horqin Grassland of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in late November, 2017.