PLA should expand special forces: state media

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) should expand the scale of its special forces to adapt itself to future wars, in line with China’s military reform, reported the state-run PLA Daily.

“The form of war has changed, so has the way operations are carried out,” said Chinese president Xi Jinping during a recent speech. “Our [the PLA’s] military mindset and principles for operations must progress with time” to strengthen our capability in information gathering, the system itself, elite troops, and collaboration. Continue reading