The picture shows the HQ-9 air defense missile systems attached to a surface-to-air missile brigade of the air force under the PLA Central Theater Command during a live-fire training exercise in mid-April, 2018.
A JL-8 jet trainer attached to a brigade under the PLA Air Force Xi'an Flight Academy fires its aircraft gun at simulated ground targets during a live-fire training course on April 20, 2018.
A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army receive phase maintenance on April 24, 2018.
Sailors participate in a Foreign Object Debris (FOD) walk-down on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16) of the Chinese PLA Navy prior to flight operations in western Pacific.
Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army conduct phase maintenance on multi-type attack helicopters during a routine maintenance operation on April 23, 2018.
A ZBD-05 amphibious infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) fires its HJ-73A anti-tank missile at simulated targets while moving forward during a tactical live-fire training exercise at an undisclosed area in mid-April.
Ship-borne fighter jets sit on the parking area on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier Liaoning (Hull 16).
Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army conduct pre-flight inspection on a WZ-10 attack helicopter prior to a night flight training exercise on April 18, 2018.
The comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull 960) provides alongside replenishment-at-sea for the guided-missile frigate Rizhao (Hull 598) during a maritime training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea from April 17 to 20, 2018.
Maintenance men assigned to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army conduct phase maintenance on Z-9 attack helicopters in front of hangers during a routine maintenance operation on April 17, 2018.