CHALLENGES AHEAD IN XI'S BID TO REFORM CHINA'S MILITARY

CHALLENGES AHEAD IN XI'S BID TO REFORM CHINA'S MILITARY

ONGOING CHALLENGES THE NEXT WAVE OF PLA REFORMS, PLANNED FOR 2017, WILL LIKELY FOCUS ON REVAMPING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING AT THE OPERATIONAL LEVEL

PLA has increased its niche asymmetric technological advantages since the mid-1990s, particularly in the development of reconnaissance-strike complexes - including ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, torpedoes, rocket sea mines, satellite constellation, drones, and cyber and electronic warfare assets that may provide China defensive options and offensive choices - the ability to conduct joint operations that would support "new historic missions" ...

For over a year now, China has been implementing a series of major military reforms aimed at transforming the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) into a fully ‘informatized’ fighting force – one capable of conducting...

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