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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paratroopers assigned to the PLA Air Force airborne troops parachute through the air after jumping out of a transport aircraft during a high-altitude, low-opening military jump on November 21, 2019.
A JH-7 fighter-bomber attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command soars over the sky during a flight training exercise on November 19.