Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the armed forces to double their efforts to “better combine training with combat operations”. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the armed forces to double their efforts to “better combine training with combat operations”. Photo: Xinhua

China military: Xi Jinping stresses need for hi-tech training for troops

  • The People’s Liberation Army must develop ‘an elite force that is capable of fighting and winning wars’, he says as military begins this year’s exercises
  • Multiple hotspots will require the PLA to develop a combination of strategies and capabilities for different circumstances, analysts say

Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the armed forces to double their efforts to “better combine training with combat operations”. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the armed forces to double their efforts to “better combine training with combat operations”. Photo: Xinhua
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