Two Mi-171 transport helicopters and four Z-9 combat helicopters have already flown from Hailar airfield (Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region) and will cross the 5000 km within five days. As expected, on July 31 five JH-7 fighter-bombers will take off from the Urumqi airfield (Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region) and reach the exercise area on the same day. Heavy machinery transported by rail. The transfer of troops will end on August 2.
Chinese and Russian troops will conduct exercises for 20 days (July 27 - August 15). PLA units will arrive at the Chebarkul test site (Ural region of Russia) in seven batches (four groups will be deployed by air, three by rail)