Special operations soldiers descend over a designated zone after jumping out of Mi-171 transport helicopters during a parachute training exercise at an altitude of 3,600 meters in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on August 14, 2018.
An HJ-10 anti-tank missile system attached to an anti-tank missile detachment under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires at mock targets during a recent live-fire training exercise in northwest China's desert area.
Dongfeng Mengshi off-road 4×4 vehicles attached to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army maneuver in a valley during a round-the-clock training exercise on southwest China's Western Sichuan Plateau from August 8 to 11, 2018.
Artillerymen assigned to a brigade with the PLA 72nd Group Army operate PCL-09 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer systems to fire at mock targets during a live-fire field training exercise on August 10, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army operate a crane to hoist and load missiles onto a Tor air-defense missile vehicle during recent training.
Multi-type armored vehicles attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army are en route to a designated training field during recent training in an undisclosed desert area.
An HQ-16 medium-range air-defense missile system attached to an air-defense brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army fires a surface-to-air missile at a mock aerial target during a recent live-fire training exercise in an undisclosed desert area.
A J-10A fighter jet attached to the Chinese PLA Air Force dives and fires rockets at mock ground targets during the "Aviadarts" event.
Two Z-9 ship-borne helicopters attached to a frigate flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy lift off from the guided-missile frigate Meizhou during a maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the South China Sea from August 2 to 9, 2018.
A Type-59 tank attached to a combined brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army kicks up plumes of dust as it moves forward during a maneuver training exercise in northwest China's desert area on August 4, 2018.