Hong Kong media that China’s high-speed rail on the far-reaching military and strategic layout
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World Wide Web on January 29, according to Taiwan,” Central News Agency, “28 reported that Hong Kong’s latest issue of “Mirror” magazine published an article that Chinese iron in addition to economic benefits, there are also military strategic significance.
“Mirror” in the article said that China’s East and West in one direction to another, regardless of the direction of troop movements are faced with the problem of the distance, only affects the “concentration of superior forces annihilated”, but also difficult to the “precious in war.” The high-speed rail built, greatly facilitate the mobilization of China’s military, China’s military strategy and tactics of the layout and will have beneficial and far-reaching impact.
report pointed out that China’s seven military regions, five of which borders with neighboring countries, the military Shoubian retaining a major role, can be used for strategic mobility of troops is not much. But China still has three overall strategic reserve, but also a rapid reaction force, they are in the middle of Beijing-Guangzhou high-speed rail, respectively, for 38 Army stationed in Baoding, Hebei Province, Henan Province, Xinxiang City, stationed at 54 Army and stationed in Xiaogan City 15 Airborne Corps.
reported that the troops stationed in the Central Plains region, may provide assistance to the direction of Old China, but still flawed, that if the enemy to a “diversion”, or two attack, China’s military is bound to spread. Completion of high-speed rail to some extent overcome this problem.
article that the military value of high-speed rail, as former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld under the “site rather than the base” of the new strategic thinking, to cut a large number of overseas military bases, and equipment to store only site; if something happens, just transporting U.S. military equipment without the need for transportation. “China’s high-speed railway built, just their fair share of the military strategic thinking can be applied.”
report also mentioned that a more favorable point is that China is located around the troops, military equipment is generally left a margin, so even the Chinese do not have space to set up more. Reported, for example, all the transport capacity of the Chinese Air Force, a division of troops can only be delivered to one thousand kilometers to vote outside the theater, a breakthrough high-speed rail built to solve this problem. As another example, China can borrow up to the high iron, high speed, the rapid deployment of ballistic missiles in China to a certain strategic direction.
reported also that the high-speed rail even better and more economical than air. As high-speed rail has a very great military significance, therefore, China must be considered from a strategic point of view of high-speed rail technology exports.