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Chinese military steps up night drills and brings in more advanced equipment close to Indian border

Published Sep 19 2021 at 4:00 AM GMT
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  • The Chinese military’s Western Theatre Command has introduced more night drills for units stationed near the Himalayan border as it seeks to familiarise its troops with new-generation weapons and equipment.
  • Since the start of the autumn, several forces in the Xinjiang military district have been carrying out night battle drills at altitudes of around 5,000 metres (16,400 feet), according to the military newspaper PLA Daily.“We have revised our schedules and demanded soldiers meet higher….




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  • Published Sep 19, 2021 4:00 AM GMT