More than 300 Chinese troops parachuted onto the Tibetan plateau recently as part of a training exercise, according to Chinese state media. Photo: HandoutMore than 300 Chinese troops parachuted onto the Tibetan plateau recently as part of a training exercise, according to Chinese state media. Photo: Handout
More than 300 Chinese troops parachuted onto the Tibetan plateau recently as part of a training exercise, according to Chinese state media. Photo: Handout

China-India border dispute: armed parachute drills by elite PLA forces point to military build-up

  • CCTV reports over 300 Chinese troops conducted a jump over the Tibetan Plateau
  • Drawing on elite forces from various units for high-altitude airdrops suggests China is preparing for potential conflict, analyst says

Topic |   China-India relations
More than 300 Chinese troops parachuted onto the Tibetan plateau recently as part of a training exercise, according to Chinese state media. Photo: HandoutMore than 300 Chinese troops parachuted onto the Tibetan plateau recently as part of a training exercise, according to Chinese state media. Photo: Handout
More than 300 Chinese troops parachuted onto the Tibetan plateau recently as part of a training exercise, according to Chinese state media. Photo: Handout
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