Long-range multiple launch rocket systems attached to an artillery detachment of a brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army fire rockets during a live-fire training exercise in northwestern China's Gobi Desert on June 21, 2021.
Tracked rocket launcher systems attached to a rocket artillery company with a brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army get well prepared in array during a round-the-clock live-fire training exercise in mid-June, 2021.
Two attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command hover at an ultra-low altitude when approaching a target region during a flight training exercise on June 9, 2021.
The guided-missile frigates attached to the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command steam in formation during a recent realistic far-sea training exercise.
Fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxi in formation on a runway before takeoff during a recent 24-hour flight training exercise.
A group of main battle tanks (MBTs) attached to an armored brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army rumbles through shallow mire during a long-distance maneuver operation on June 26, 2021.
A fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command takes off from the runway during a 24-hour flight training exercise. The round-the-clock training exercise focused on subjects including free aerial combat, seizing air-superiority operation, and assault covering operation.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivered a nationally-televised speech at a grand gathering marking the centenary of the CPC in Beijing on July 1, 2021.
A national flag-raising ceremony is held before the opening ceremony of the exhibition center of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) at the Ngong Shuen Chau Barracks in Hong Kong, south China on July 8, 2021.
Vehicle-mounted howitzers attached to an artillery detachment with a combined arms regiment under the PLA Army fires high explosive shells at mock remote targets during a live-fire training exercise in depopulated region in mid-June, 2021.