India says China military exercise this year held 18 deter unfriendly countries
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newspaper correspondent Yang Xiaowen
People’s Liberation Army in 2009, the high frequency of exercise attracted worldwide attention. December 22, the Indian military think tank, “Defense Research and Analysis Association,” issued a report, an inventory of the People’s Liberation Army in 2009 to 18 large-scale military exercise, said one purpose to enhance the PLA’s military exercises, the second is to demonstrate military transparency. But the exercise also revealed some shortcomings of the PLA.
report said China’s 2009 military exercises frequently. This year, China held military exercises involving counter-terrorism, international cooperation, civil-military cooperation. Among them, the concern of several exercises, including the “Great Wall -6″, “Peace Mission 2009″, “Beyond 2009″, “Pioneer 2009″ and so on.
report said, announcing the details of these exercises is not enough overall, however, they highlight the Chinese military exercises demonstrated by the vitality. According to preliminary statistics, China may be completed before the end of this year 18 large-scale military exercises. Frequent exercise has two purposes, first, to help continuously improve the PLA’s military capabilities, the second is an effective show of military transparency.
at the military level, the PLA test in actual combat and non-combat operations in the fighting. In these exercises, the PLA focuses mainly on testing in real conditions, the confrontation between the military capabilities. Mobility, rapid response capability and combat readiness is the People’s Liberation Army in the high-intensity combat exercise in trying to solve the main problem. Through “cross-2009″, the PLA test highway and other transportation infrastructure, analyzing their state of emergency is in the military play a supporting role or be an obstacle. Through these exercises, the PLA revealed some problems in the future to improve the command of joint operations coordination, more attention to long-range force projection capabilities and strategic air delivery capacity, and the need to adjust training and operational principles to adapt to the changing technology trends.
reports that some exercise is designed to test the PLA in the event of natural disasters than war military operations by civilian agencies to help disaster relief capabilities. People’s Liberation Army to simulate the various agencies work to assist the civil administration of scenarios involving a variety of influenza A and flood disaster relief operations. “Heron Sea 2009″ is the only time this year, non-war military exercises in the exercise, Jun Jingmin joint maritime search and rescue teams to implement a three-dimensional search and rescue operations.
at the diplomatic level, the implementation of joint military exercises and to invite foreign observers to visit to show Chinese military transparency. Of course, this move can also be used to reflect the Chinese armed forces attach importance to friendly countries, friendly countries of the deterrent. In 2009, China, Russia, Pakistan, Mongolia, Gabon, Singapore and other countries held joint exercises are the “Peace Mission 2009″, “Peace -09″ (held in Pakistan’s multi-national joint military exercises), “peacekeeping mission – 2009 “(China’s first with foreign joint peacekeeping exercises),” Peace Angel 2009 “(first implemented in China by the Chinese medical staff to participate in humanitarian medical relief joint action),” Cooperation-2009 “(the first time with China foreign countries at a joint security exercises).
In addition, China is still a number of exercises to foreign military officers and observers. “Victory 2009″, “forward -2009 A”, “Peace Mission 2009″ will invite foreign military officers and the delegation visited, together with the launch of official website of the Chinese Defense Ministry and other initiatives in enhancing mutual trust with neighboring countries . The report concludes that China will continue to carry out confidence-building exercises will benefit regional peace and stability. Military transparency and cooperation is an effective measure to achieve this goal.
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