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implementation of airborne parachute. Qing Feng original photography
Zhengzhou Xinhua October 21 (Reporter D. Wang, Jiang Fan, Zheng Wenhao) is to direct the Central Plains a “airborne mobile 2009″ long Yaoheng Bin 21 airborne troops told Xinhua News Agency reporter Zhuan Fang said, to meet the new situation and new tasks, has been quietly building airborne transformation. “This exercise is to build a comprehensive transformation of the initial test results and provide a basis for further work basis.”
first formed from the former Soviet paratroopers, airborne in the world have 78 years history. Chinese paratroopers set up in 1950, from the scale of sense, now second only to the United States and Russia.
Yaoheng Bin said, however, China’s airborne in all respects with the United States and Russia still a big gap. With people thinking of the strategic transformation of the Air Force, for the future development of airborne, has put forward higher requirements.
Yaoheng Bin said that in early 2009, the PLA headquarters, the Air Force all levels of government gathered in airborne, made from solid airborne Xinjiang selves to “go out tasks at the same time, multi-directional tasks, When the fist, at the head, the first battle with me, there is a deterrent that “transformation goals.
Yaoheng Bin said that this year, airborne to head the main organs and cadres to important tasks as a draw to their job responsibilities as a carrier, to the grassroots-based, transformation has achieved initial results:
– innovative organization of the reconnaissance, artillery, anti-chemical warfare, artillery professional intensive training, multi-disciplinary work together for a useful model to explore;
– has more than 80,000 parachute people; followed by the world’s most airborne tactics for the first time organized a hilly area of ??personnel, equipment on the same plane dropped; a variety of tasks to meet the needs of the implementation of the plateau, 5,500 meters above the ground the first time the organization experimental parachute; 95% of officers and men of the armed swimming and swimming performance hand, were more than 500 meters and 5000 meters … …
– airborne mobile command and information systems and airborne mission field command information system has been put into use, “Compass” has been allotted to the terminal the vast majority of squad-level units; new paratrooper combat vehicles, airborne assault vehicles and other heavy equipment and a new special operations equipment, combat equipment such as special reconnaissance, unmanned aerial vehicles, etc., a large number of columns installed and put into use;
– New fuel vehicles, medical vehicles, repair vehicles of another allotment, logistics, equipment support capability has increased substantially; begin receiving military graduates of all institutions, the composition is more reasonable … …
Yaoheng Bin that airborne organizing this historic Battle of the largest trans-regional mobility comprehensive training is from the hard, strict, real needs, “the current personnel, equipment, a combination of theory, the quality of cadres and positions at all levels ability to command authority to conduct a comprehensive assessment to see if these results can withstand an unfamiliar environment under real, live-fire test. “
” airborne mobile 2009 “The primary purpose is to expose and solve problems . Yaoheng Bin said: “The problem is more valuable than the results of experience in the motor, the drill took command with a vehicle inspection found asleep in 13 issues of cadres notified to the troops, troops were quickly corrected, the successful completion of the march In the first 19 drill organized commenting, all about issues, straight points to its name, being to straight talk. “
Yaoheng Bin introduced in December, will be organized to the airborne division, regiment, battalion, even the training of cadres at all levels, each with five days of the “airborne mobile 2009″ systematically sort out the problems exposed, a solution, as the main line construction to further promote the transformation of airborne troops.
“Airborne is a young unit, but has a glorious history, the emergence of a Jiguang other Hewei name war hero.” Yaoheng Bin said, “This exercise, combat troops to re-take the course , review the history of fighting, heavy fighting spirit and style of Jan, inspire the soldiers with excellent training, assessment results, the People’s Air Force 60th anniversary gift. “