India said that the PLA is still not resolved the problem joint command and force projection
People’s Liberation Army Air Force Il-76 transport group. Due to the limited number of strategic transport aircraft, the PLA has been a lack of long-range force projection capability.
LONDON December 23: India’s Defence Research and Analysis Institute website article published on the 22nd of China in 2009 a series of military exercises conducted inventory, the article said about China in 2009 conducted a total of 19 large-scale exercise, although it improved the PLA’s combat effectiveness and transparency, but have not yet overcome the deficiencies that exist in joint operations, including long-range power projection capabilities, particularly strategic projection capability needs to be improved.
intensive Chinese military exercises in 2009 raised concerns
article said that in 2009, the PLA conducted major military exercises, drills and combat exercises , but which also involves military diplomacy. Throughout the year, China’s military exercises and diplomatic attention attracted the attention of global strategic institutions, especially the frequent military exercises and drills held. In 2009, China held military exercises, including anti-terrorism, joint and international military and civilian joint exercises. There are some high-profile anti-terror exercise “Great Wall 6″, “Peace Mission 2009″, “Beyond 2009″ and “Vanguard 2009.”
“Wall 6″ PLA military exercise to test response to October 1, 2009 during the National Day any possible terrorist attack defenses. The exercises in June this year in Beijing around the provinces. Sino-Russian “Peace Mission 2009″ joint military exercise in Russia’s Far East and northeast China, Shenyang Military Region. The five-day exercise at the end of July, reported that during the exercise a Chinese fighter-bomber crashed, two pilots killed. This exercise is also intended to enhance the PLA’s counter-terrorism capacity. In mid-September, the Navy is still the Gulf of Aden and Russia held joint exercises.
this year kicked off on August 11 and Beyond “2009″ military exercise known as the largest of its kind in a military exercise, the participating officers to 50,000 people. The exercise aims to test the ability of the PLA’s rapid mobilization – the troops involved in several military across thousands of kilometers. The exercise lasted for two months. First half of October, in east China’s Jinan Military Region held a “Vanguard 2009″ military exercises, including several joint campaign groups, such as information operations group, air operations group, army aviation and air defense operations group and other groups. Purpose of this exercise is intended to test the PLA carried out a large army war capacity. About the same time, that this did not participate in “Vanguard 2009″ troops are held in “airborne mobile-2009″ military exercise.
November this year, the PLA Jinan Military Region held the “Iron Fist-2009″ military exercise. This exercise is unique in that it in a complex electromagnetic environment, the participating units so as to form a serious challenge. In addition to a series of exercises including information under the condition of the joint air-ground surveillance exercise information, this part of the contents in the 15 days before the exercise in the Changbai Mountain area. Other worth mentioning an important exercise as well as “the first theater level joint military exercise”, “Victory 2009″, “forward -2009 A”, “Fire 2009″ and “door sword -2009.”
19 PLA military exercises to show momentum
article said that these exercises the details of the far from complete. However, this year’s military exercises by China to show self-confidence of external momentum. According to preliminary statistics, the end of 2009 China will complete the 18 exercises. China is so frequently hold military exercises because it can achieve their two goals. These exercises can help the PLA to improve its military strategy, and which is to improve the transparency of China’s military an effective tool.
article said, as military aircraft, the PLA has to be in combat and non-war military aircraft in its ability to detect. PLA military exercise focused primarily on the actual conditions and detected during the exercise-man Battle Force capabilities. Moreover, the PLA also tried in advanced combat training exercises and other daily solutions including motor, speed, etc., and preparing for some important issues. Through “cross-2009″ military exercises, the PLA on the basis of national highways and other transportation facilities were investigated, specifically in the real military emergency, these forces will provide infrastructure support or impede the military’s problem.
some exercises designed to test the non-war military operations by the PLA, in the natural disaster, civil affairs departments to provide support for the ability. People’s Liberation Army, the 2009 Sichuan earthquake is only one painful, but valuable lesson. Reported that the PLA may require its various departments to provide support for the civil case has been simulated. These plans range from H1N1 to flood relief and other operations. “Heron Sea 2009″ is the only PLA Jun Jingmin held joint rescue exercise at sea.
joint operations and remote power projection has yet to improve
article said that these military exercises, China has not found the command of joint action to overcome the problem . In this regard, the article said, the PLA requires more attention to long-range power projection capability, in particular, strategic air power projection capabilities; Moreover, the need to investigate their combat training and doctrine to meet the fast development of technology.
The article said that the diplomatic front, the PLA and other countries held joint military exercises, and invited foreign observers to come to watch, which shows that China’s military transparency has to be improved. Naturally, the PLA these initiatives is intended to friendly and unfriendly countries, highlighting its strong military power. However, these exercises also play a very important win over the role of friendly countries. China has with Russia (Peace Mission 2009), “weather” friendly countries Pakistan (-09 peace in Pakistan at a multi-national joint military exercises), Mongolia (peacekeeping mission – 2009: China’s first with other countries and training for peacekeeping ), Gabon (peace angel -2009: the first time a Chinese medical workers involved in the humanitarian medical aid joint action), Singapore (joint training of security cooperation -2009, China held the first joint training project). In addition, China also invite some foreign observers to visit a number of military officers and military exercises in the “forward-2009A” exercises and “Peace Mission 2009″ and other military exercises, the PLA has invited a number of foreign officers and other representatives to do observers. Reported that the PLA held jointly with other countries such action is intended to enhance the trust of its neighbors.
Finally, the article pointed out that China believes that, if it is to improve combat effectiveness, and is no substitute for regular military exercises. Therefore, if China continues to hold confidence-building exercises, then the will would be interested in regional peace and stability. Military transparency and cooperation, efforts towards effective measures in this regard. (Compiled: Spring)