Xi orders PLA to become ready for ‘real combat’

Xi made the remarks during an inspection conducted from Saturday to Monday at the Guangzhou military theater of operations, a term usually used to emphasize the coordination and joint operations by forces in the air, land and sea, according to a news release issued by military authorities on Wednesday.

Xi also chairs the CPC Central Military Commission, the top decision-making body for China’s armed forces.

China’s People’s Liberation Army, with 2.3 million enlisted personnel, is the largest in the world. Continue reading