Defence Notes

PLA theatre commands outlined

8th September 2016 - 10:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Revealed in late August, the latest reorganisation of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will see the abolition of all its group armies (or corps), of which there are currently 18.

While it remains unclear when the group armies will be dissolved, the descriptions below explain the main units and tasks ...

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