Russian military personnel conduct training for the joint drill last week. The five-day exercise began in China’s Ningxia Hui region on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Russian military personnel conduct training for the joint drill last week. The five-day exercise began in China’s Ningxia Hui region on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

China-Russia military exercise tests PLA weapons, troop modernisation

  • Zapad/Interaction 2021 drill in the Gobi Desert will include new combat tactics and latest aircraft, drones and armoured vehicles
  • Chinese analyst says one aim of the war games is to deter extremist and terrorist forces in Central Asia

Russian military personnel conduct training for the joint drill last week. The five-day exercise began in China’s Ningxia Hui region on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Russian military personnel conduct training for the joint drill last week. The five-day exercise began in China’s Ningxia Hui region on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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