China’s People’s Liberation Army should use current conflicts to polish its troop capabilities, according to new year orders issued by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
China’s People’s Liberation Army should use current conflicts to polish its troop capabilities, according to new year orders issued by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping orders China’s military to be ready for war ‘at any second’

  • As the PLA kicks off its training programme for 2021, its ultimate commander stresses combat readiness and more hi-tech
  • Frontline frictions must be used to polish troop capabilities and training exercises need to incorporate technology, Xi said

China’s People’s Liberation Army should use current conflicts to polish its troop capabilities, according to new year orders issued by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
China’s People’s Liberation Army should use current conflicts to polish its troop capabilities, according to new year orders issued by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
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