China reduces army by half; increases size of navy, air force in big way


China’s military, the world’s largest force, has cut the size of its land-based army by about 50 per cent and significantly boosted its navy and air force as part of an “unprecedented” strategic shift designed to transform the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) into a comprehensive modern force.

The 2 million-strong Chinese military has significantly boosted its navy, air force and new strategic units and downsized its land-based army, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported quoting a state-run Xinhua report.

In a feature report highlighting the “transformational changes” made by the PLA, Xinhua on Sunday said “this new data is unprecedented in the history of the PLA

You may also read!

Germany Moves at EU to List Masood Azhar as Global Terrorist

Germany has initiated a move at the European Union to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global

Read More...

Boeing 737 Max: Pilot who hitched ride saved Lion Air flight day before deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 Max 8, they got help from

Read More...

CRPF not to celebrate Holi in wake of Pulwama terror attack

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will not celebrate Holi this year as a mark of respect to its

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu