PLA trucks from the infantry brigade move into an army base near Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region last month. The Chinese military is looking at buying hi-tech devices, weapons and clothing from private firms to boost its operation against India. Photo: Reuters PLA trucks from the infantry brigade move into an army base near Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region last month. The Chinese military is looking at buying hi-tech devices, weapons and clothing from private firms to boost its operation against India. Photo: Reuters
PLA trucks from the infantry brigade move into an army base near Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region last month. The Chinese military is looking at buying hi-tech devices, weapons and clothing from private firms to boost its operation against India. Photo: Reuters

China-India border dispute: PLA looks to private innovators to give troops the edge

  • 22 Chinese manufacturers invited by PLA to showcase advances in smart weapons, unmanned vehicles, drone jammers and more
  • Continued border tension with India in the Himalayas make auto-heating clothing and oxygen generators of particular interest to China as winter descends

Topic |   China’s military
PLA trucks from the infantry brigade move into an army base near Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region last month. The Chinese military is looking at buying hi-tech devices, weapons and clothing from private firms to boost its operation against India. Photo: Reuters PLA trucks from the infantry brigade move into an army base near Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region last month. The Chinese military is looking at buying hi-tech devices, weapons and clothing from private firms to boost its operation against India. Photo: Reuters
PLA trucks from the infantry brigade move into an army base near Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region last month. The Chinese military is looking at buying hi-tech devices, weapons and clothing from private firms to boost its operation against India. Photo: Reuters
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