PLA uses civilian ship for troop movement exercise

If you’ve been following this site for a while, you will recall that the nationalization of 172,000 private Chinese vessels during a crisis is now mandatory.

 

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force for the first time mobilized a civilian vessel for an exercise on Aug. 10 to practice its maritime force projection capability, according to the PLA Daily.

A roll-on/roll-off ship belonging to an unknown civilian company was used to transfer a battalion of troops and their vehicles under an air defense missile brigade of the PLA Air Force to an undisclosed port located in the northeastern province of Liaoning.

Full article: PLA uses civilian ship for troop movement exercise (Want China Times)

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