The short clip, posted online by the country’s state newspaper, the People’s Daily, provides a rare glimpse of actual air combat training by the People’s Liberation Army Air Force.

The paper said that the planes in the video are from the Northern Theater Command, which covers a vast operational zone in China’s northeast.

A slightly different version of the same J-10 fighter aircraft training footage has been circulating online. It appears to show the pilots communicating in English and is accompanied by a different soundtrack.

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