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Analysis: Radical revamp for People’s Liberation Army

24th November 2016 - 15:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


The People’s Liberation Army, a military beholden to the Chinese Communist Party, has embarked upon the most serious restructuring since its founding in 1933. President Xi Jinping’s overhaul will dramatically streamline the PLA’s four services: the army, navy, air force and rocket force.

Shephard provided a full overview of the changes in the October/November issue of Land Warfare International.

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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