According to reports, China has stepped up night exercises near the Himalayan border with India to familiarize the troops with his new equipment.
The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would like “higher standards” from troops stationed at high altitudes.
Chinese state newspaper Global Times reported last month that the PLA military command in Tibet had conducted large-scale joint exercises in Tibet. tray Region.
The exercise known as “Snowfield Duty-2021” involved ten brigades and regiments affiliated with the PLA military command in Tibet. The exercise included the latest weapons and equipment as PLA troops held the exercise at an altitude of 4,500 meters.
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The night and day exercise took place with howitzers, several rocket launcher systems, including anti-aircraft batteries.
Reports claimed that the PLA also used attack helicopters and Type 15 light tanks during exercise.
The PLA daily claimed forces in the Xinjiang military carried out night exercises at an altitude of about 5,000 meters.
Earlier, senior military commanders PLA-related had conducted an exercise at Zhurihe training base. The military exercise was reportedly conducted to ensure âcombat readinessâ.
There were at least 200 military commanders from three theaters during the exercise, including de Tibet and Xinjiang.
Intensified Chinese military exercises come as President Xi Jinping visited Tibet in July. During the visit, Xi also reportedly visited Nyingchi Station to plan the Sichuan-Tibet railway line.
The Chinese president is said to have met residents and spoke in front of the Potala Palace, the former home of the Dalai Lama. Xi last visited the region in 2011 when he was vice president.
(With contributions from the Agencies)