China’s military exercise is being conducted west of the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province during March. Photo: Reuters
China’s military exercise is being conducted west of the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province during March. Photo: Reuters

South China Sea: PLA starts month-long drill in push to modernise soldiers while resisting US operations

  • The PLA is stepping up its drills and soldiers must meet real combat and joint operation requirements to improve the Chinese military’s fighting power
  • ‘We will not lose an inch of our land left to us by our ancestors,’ says China’s defence ministry

China’s military exercise is being conducted west of the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province during March. Photo: Reuters
China’s military exercise is being conducted west of the Leizhou Peninsula in Guangdong province during March. Photo: Reuters
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