China has the world’s largest military by active personnel. Photo: STR/AFP China has the world’s largest military by active personnel. Photo: STR/AFP
China has the world’s largest military by active personnel. Photo: STR/AFP

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US-China rivalry: who has the stronger military?

  • China has the weight of numbers on its side, but America has various technological and financial advantages
  • The PLA intends to become a modern fighting force within the next six years, but will need to overcome problems with training and equipment

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China has the world’s largest military by active personnel. Photo: STR/AFP China has the world’s largest military by active personnel. Photo: STR/AFP
China has the world’s largest military by active personnel. Photo: STR/AFP
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