Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang

China's first documentary on its overall counter-terrorism efforts in Xinjiang aired Thursday night prompted wide discussions among the audience with never-seen-before real crime scenes of terrorism.

Paratroopers dive from transport aircraft Paratroopers dive from transport aircraft

Paratroopers dive from the back of a transport aircraft over a drop zone during a recent massive airborne assault parachute training operation in the freezing conditions. They are assigned to a brigade under the PLA Air Force’s airborne troops.

Pilots manipulate fighter jets in live-fire training Pilots manipulate fighter jets in live-fire training

A pilot sitting in the cockpit manipulates his J-10 fighter jet to release missiles at a mock ground target during a live-fire flight training exercise conducted by a brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command on November 20, 2019.

Fighter jets taxi on tarmac before takeoff Fighter jets taxi on tarmac before takeoff

Two pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command sit in the cockpit of a J-10 fighter jet awaiting takeoff during an aerial combat flight training exercise on November 28, 2019.

Pilot cadets in solo flight training course Pilot cadets in solo flight training course

A JL-9 fighter trainer attached to an aviation brigade with the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy deploys its drogue parachute to slow itself when taxing down the runway during a solo flight training exercise in late October, 2019.

Ground crews use flag signals to guide fighters Ground crews use flag signals to guide fighters

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway for an air combat flight training exercise on November 28, 2019.

Transport helicopters fly in plateau area Transport helicopters fly in plateau area

A cluster of Mi-171 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Xizang Military Command lift off for a round-the-clock high-altitude flight training exercise in Xizang Autonomous Region on November 28, 2019.

Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov. 28 Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov. 28

Where the Chinese navy deploys the domestically-made aircraft carrier is determined by national security threats and defense needs. It has nothing to do with the regional situation and does not target any specific target, country or region.

Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to cultivate a new type of military personnel who are competent, professional and possess both integrity and ability.

Fighter jet soars into the sky Fighter jet soars into the sky

A close range air-to-air missile is deployed by a Su-30 fighter jet during the round-the-clock live-fire training conducted by a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command in late November, 2019.

Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang
Paratroopers dive from transport aircraft
Pilots manipulate fighter jets in live-fire training
Fighter jets taxi on tarmac before takeoff
Pilot cadets in solo flight training course
Ground crews use flag signals to guide fighters
Transport helicopters fly in plateau area
Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov. 28
Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel
Fighter jet soars into the sky
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Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang

China's first documentary on its overall counter-terrorism efforts in Xinjiang aired Thursday night prompted wide discussions among the audience with never-seen-before real crime scenes of terrorism.

Paratroopers dive from transport aircraft Paratroopers dive from transport aircraft

Paratroopers dive from the back of a transport aircraft over a drop zone during a recent massive airborne assault parachute training operation in the freezing conditions. They are assigned to a brigade under the PLA Air Force’s airborne troops.

Pilots manipulate fighter jets in live-fire training Pilots manipulate fighter jets in live-fire training

A pilot sitting in the cockpit manipulates his J-10 fighter jet to release missiles at a mock ground target during a live-fire flight training exercise conducted by a brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command on November 20, 2019.

Fighter jets taxi on tarmac before takeoff Fighter jets taxi on tarmac before takeoff

Two pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command sit in the cockpit of a J-10 fighter jet awaiting takeoff during an aerial combat flight training exercise on November 28, 2019.

Pilot cadets in solo flight training course Pilot cadets in solo flight training course

A JL-9 fighter trainer attached to an aviation brigade with the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy deploys its drogue parachute to slow itself when taxing down the runway during a solo flight training exercise in late October, 2019.

Ground crews use flag signals to guide fighters Ground crews use flag signals to guide fighters

A J-10 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway for an air combat flight training exercise on November 28, 2019.

Transport helicopters fly in plateau area Transport helicopters fly in plateau area

A cluster of Mi-171 transport helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Xizang Military Command lift off for a round-the-clock high-altitude flight training exercise in Xizang Autonomous Region on November 28, 2019.

Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov. 28 Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov. 28

Where the Chinese navy deploys the domestically-made aircraft carrier is determined by national security threats and defense needs. It has nothing to do with the regional situation and does not target any specific target, country or region.

Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday called for efforts to cultivate a new type of military personnel who are competent, professional and possess both integrity and ability.

Fighter jet soars into the sky Fighter jet soars into the sky

A close range air-to-air missile is deployed by a Su-30 fighter jet during the round-the-clock live-fire training conducted by a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command in late November, 2019.

Rare documentary reveals counter-terrorism perseverance in Xinjiang
Paratroopers dive from transport aircraft
Pilots manipulate fighter jets in live-fire training
Fighter jets taxi on tarmac before takeoff
Pilot cadets in solo flight training course
Ground crews use flag signals to guide fighters
Transport helicopters fly in plateau area
Defense Ministry's Regular Press Conference on Nov. 28
Xi stresses cultivating new type of military personnel
Fighter jet soars into the sky
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