A LCAC attached to a landing ship flotilla with the South China Sea Fleet under the PLA Navy exits the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship Changbaishan during the maritime training in waters of the South China Sea on Apr.18, 2018.
Z-19 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on April 19, 2018.
Military trucks carrying weapons and equipment are transported by rail to a designated training area in northwestern China's Gobi Desert in mid-April, 2018. They are attached to a brigade under the PLA 74th Group Army.
Special operations soldiers provide security as their fellows fast-rope from a Z-8 transport helicopter during a fast-roping training exercise on April 19, 2018.
A Chinese Air Force formation conducts island patrols during a training exercise on April 19, 2018, with an aim of improving the ability to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity.
An armed helicopter assaults targets with rocket projectiles in a live-fire exercise off China's southeast coast, April 18, 2018. An air unit of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) ground force Wednesday held a live-fire exercise off China's southeast coast.
Su-30 fighter jets sit abreast on the flightline and receive pre-flight checks in preparation for the PLA Air Force annual penetration and assault competition assessment --"Golden Dart" in northeastern China on April 15, 2018.
Artillerymen assigned to a regiment under the PLA Xinjiang MC participate in a live-fire operation in Ali Plateau area of northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region on April 17, 2018.
A ship-borne J-15 fighter jet prepares to land at the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Liaoning. A Chinese Navy flotilla including aircraft carrier Liaoning has conducted a series of exercises in the South China Sea since the grand naval parade last Thursday.
Several Su-30 fighter jets arrive at the airport prior to an air-to-ground assault military competition. The PLA Air Force started its annual penetration and assault competition assessment--"Golden Dart" in northeastern China on the morning of April 18, 2018.