The Chinese navy has been striving to hone its combat capability through joint drills and rigorous training since the start of the year.
Armed policemen of the third detachment of Shanghai Armed Police Corps take part in a combat exercises in Shanghai, July 30, 2014.
More than half of the country's military aerodrome clearance zones have been affected by negligence over the past two decades, leading to nearly 100 plane accidents and the closure or relocation of about 10 military airfields.
China's first regulations on military awards and commendations will be put into effect on Aug 1.
A revised law on protecting military facilities will ensure better security for military airports, more than half of which are obstructed by high buildings overlooking the perimeter.
The event, started from July 22 to July 28, will see pilots from different countries compete over flying abilities and air-to-surface combat skills among other areas.
China will conduct a military exercise off its southeast coast starting July 29, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Sunday.
A live-fire military exercise starting in southeast coastal areas on Tuesday will have limited impact on civil aviation, the Ministry of National Defense said on Sunday.
A total of 319 people in a brigade of the 40th Army in Shenyang Military Area Command have been punished for misbehavior.
China successfully tested its land-based anti-missile system, its third successful test since 2010, but observers said the system still needs to be improved.
China's ship-borne helicopter is seen during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval drill.
Soldier drives a military vehicle at the PLA Academy of Armored Forces Engineering in Beijing, July 22, 2014.