PLA exercises lead to cross-regional media attention to my remote deployment capabilities
Stride 2009 series kicked off military exercises, which is a division of the Lanzhou Military Region motorized mobile forces from the pontoon on the pass. Liufeng An intake
to prepare the troops for the anti-chemical warfare unit disguised Liufeng An accompanying photo
Bridge After months of careful planning, the biggest since the People’s Liberation Army troops cross the real test of the exercise -” beyond 2009 “, on August 11 kicked off. This exercise has a “military cooperation, three-dimensional transport, air-ground coordination, global operations,” the characteristic spirit of “six prominent” (new command decision-making, land and air together, a complex electromagnetic environment of operations, landing assault operations, simulated combat, multi-disciplinary integrated) guidelines, a comprehensive test of the participating units in an unfamiliar area of ??combat capability. Because of its long duration, high technology, real color is strong, foreign media to give this exercise a great deal of attention.
the same day the Associated Press quoted the official Chinese media say that, from Shenyang, Lanzhou, Jinan and Guangzhou Military Region, the four division-level units of approximately 50,000 officers and men, will be at least 1200 away from their base km of field exercises to start real confrontation drills. This story with the intention of this exercise linked to the situation in Tibet and Xinjiang, and analysts said: Over the past two years, stationed in the two regions with Chinese security forces’ violent anti-government activities “struggle; focus of this exercise Remote deployment of troops drilling is necessary to rush to the rescue ability of the local garrison.
other hand, for major natural disasters, emergency relief, ability to deploy troops there long-range significance. This has been in the Sichuan earthquake relief last year, been proven. In an interview with the Associated Press, Shanghai University of Politics, a military expert, said: “Such exercises … … that the Chinese military to transport supplies and disaster response in the field, play a more important role.”
With 2.3 million troops of the PLA is the world’s largest standing army. Although this can not be called the absolute number of the troops more, but still created the first history of the PLA. AP commented on this, the Chinese military equipment and combat hardware in recent years in theory, have experienced rapid “upgrade”: on the one hand, thanks to consecutive years of nearly double-digit growth in military expenditure, armed forces could acquire a large number of modern PLA weapons; At the same time, the PLA’s training methods and tactics have also been revised to adapt to the development of information technology and China’s rising economic strength and infrastructure level.
in “Stride 2009″ exercise, participating units will be the first requisition for air cargo and passenger transport troops, including “Harmony”, including the exercise will also speed passenger train service. This innovation caused by the “India Times” concerns. 11 newspaper published reports that China plans to build 13,000 kilometers in 2012, the modernization of the railway, the train maximum speed of 350 km. “India Times” that would herald the PLA’s strategic mobility will be greatly enhanced.
Taiwan’s “China Times” August 12, said, “Beyond 2009″ exercise is expected to last two months, but in the face of the Nanjing Military Region across the Taiwan Strait “unexpected absence.” The report quoted sources as analysts say, the Nanjing Military Region, where important exercise is not without labor and, for this exercise to ease cross-strait relations, deliberately excluded from the Nanjing Military Region, aimed at preventing an undue outside interference cross-strait relations and the overall association. (Newspaper correspondent roaring)
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