Sino-Russian amphibious tanks and marines storm a beachhead in a 2005 assault drill. Photo: AFP Sino-Russian amphibious tanks and marines storm a beachhead in a 2005 assault drill. Photo: AFP
Sino-Russian amphibious tanks and marines storm a beachhead in a 2005 assault drill. Photo: AFP

PLA officials say troops are to prepare for war amid territorial disputes with Japan

'Hard and rigorous' training planned amid territorial tension with Japan, officials declare, but observers rubbish 'loud propaganda'

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Sino-Russian amphibious tanks and marines storm a beachhead in a 2005 assault drill. Photo: AFP Sino-Russian amphibious tanks and marines storm a beachhead in a 2005 assault drill. Photo: AFP
Sino-Russian amphibious tanks and marines storm a beachhead in a 2005 assault drill. Photo: AFP
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