Hong Kong media: the total number of PLA will be reduced to 150 million
Data for: Second Artillery missile maneuvers site
Hong Kong, “South China Morning Post” Web site on April 20 entitled “People’s Liberation Army personnel pegged to increase combat capability”, the following main elements:
People’s Liberation Army intends to train a group of 2020 to deal with new weapons of war, network war, and in non-traditional security tasks (such as the Chinese military at home and overseas in a humanitarian rescue mission) personnel.
Central Military Commission, Department of Defense Web site on Monday in a statement that the plan seeks to fine-tune China’s military modernization. “2020 military personnel Development Plan” (hereinafter referred to as the Plan), said the military received a series of high-tech weapons, but the quality is far behind the military.
since the early 1990s, China has been working to improve the strength of the armed forces, including double-digit average annual rate of increase in defense budget, to accelerate the development of new weapons projects, such as the F-20 stealth fighter, The first aircraft carrier as well as “carrier killers,” “wind 21D” ballistic missiles.
weapons research and development in addition to the local People’s Liberation Army 20 years ago from Russia, Ukraine and other countries are purchasing new weapons, but many advanced weapons in the past has been idle, because there are no people to use them.
To change this, the military said, the next 10 years will focus on four aspects of human culture – the joint operations command personnel, information technology managers, IT professionals and new equipment operation and maintenance personnel.
military also said that students of military academies and the military to develop high-tech projects are the two main sources of talent. Plan also calls for rapid growth of the rescue force, so that it can respond to urgent tasks at home and abroad, such as actions to combat piracy and disaster relief.
To achieve its goals, the PLA has established eight major special projects – including the optimization of personnel structure renovation project, an innovative technology leader in forging engineering talent, expertise in military operations other than war development projects – and other projects by inviting foreign experts to advance this process.
retired Major General said Xu Guangyu .10 years ago, the PLA began to invite foreign experts to help advance its modernization process.
converted his people to help Ukraine, China’s first aircraft carrier, for example. In 1998, China bought 67,500 tons from the level of Ukraine’s “Kuznetsov” aircraft carrier “Kuznetsov” was.
Xu Guangyu, said: “In today’s era of peace, our troops overseas began to perform more tasks, such as in the Indian Ocean to combat piracy, terrorism, disaster relief and other non-traditional military activities, these are not our expertise. “” So, we need to invite foreign experts to help us, which has been welcomed by other countries and the government. “
because people are running the army of the Army, Plan, said Chinese President , approved the establishment of the Central Military Commission Chairman Hu Jintao talent pool to protect the interests of officers, especially the talented people, and they stay in the army.
Plan that will introduce a comprehensive evaluation system to determine each officer’s promotion and appointment and removal, with special talents will be an important assessment criteria.
Xu Guangyu said that in future, the new system will have to cover the soldiers, although the number of Chinese armed forces will be reduced to 1.5 million. (Author Chenmin Li)