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Xi orders new PLA units to be combat ready

President Xi Jinping asked People’s Liberation Army commanders on Tuesday to focus on strengthening their unit’s combat capability following the establishment of 84 large units.

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Xi reshuffles military headquarters

China has reshuffled its top armed forces agency, the Central Military Commission, as President Xi Jinping accelerates the massive, multilevel reform of the People’s Liberation Army. The previous four military headquarters – staff, politics, logistics and armaments – were dismantled and their functions and duties are now shared by 15 new agencies under the Central Military Commission.

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PLA ‘needs to boost its readiness’

The People’s Liberation Army will need to make significant changes following a historic reshuffle of its branches, according to experts. They were speaking after President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday the establishment of the PLA Army Headquarters, the PLA Rocket Force and the PLA Strategic Support Force.

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PLA Navy fleet visits Pearl Harbor

The state of Hawaii and the US Navy have more to offer their Chinese counterparts than the beautiful beaches and scenery, said Rear Admiral John Fuller, commander of Navy Region Hawaii, on receiving the visiting escort task force group from the Chinese Navy on Dec 13.

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PLA urges more US military cooperation

A senior People’s Liberation Army officer has called for more practical military-to-military cooperation with the United States, while urging the US side to take action to avoid misunderstandings and misjudgment.

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PLA plans to showcase many of its top weapons for the first time

Military fans in China and around the world should set their alarm clocks to ring before 10 am on Thursday Beijing time as they will be presented with a rare display of the People’s Liberation Army’s top weapons, observers suggested.

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