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

Topic |   China's military
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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