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PLA unveils Hong Kong kit

4th July 2016 - 09:01 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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The Hong Kong Garrison of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) displayed two new pieces of equipment at open days in the territory on 1-2 July. 

These include a new 4x4 special forces vehicle and an 82mm mortar.

The Dongfeng EQ2050 Mengshi (Brave Warrior) is a copy of the American HMMWV, which has been in use by the PLA in Hong Kong since 2010. However, a fast attack variant of the 1.5t 4x4 utility vehicle appeared in the territory for the first time in July.

The fast attack vehicle features a four-door cab containing four seats and covered by a hardtop roof. At

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