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PLA holds series exercise to beef up combat power in joint operations

( Source: China Military Online  )         2015-October-14 16:27

  XINING, Oct. 14 (ChinaMil) -- The last one of the Joint Action-2015 military exercise series of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army concluded on Oct. 13 in northwest China.

  This exercise is organized by the PLA Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC). The 47th Combined Corps under the Lanzhou MAC was responsible for setting up the joint operation command post of the exercise. A unit of the PLA Air Force and a base of the Second Artillery Force also sent officers to join the command post of the exercise.

  Troops from Lanzhou MAC, PLA Air Force, Second Artillery force participated in the exercise.

  The Joint Action -2015 consisted of five exercises. The previous four were held in different training bases with the Nanjing MAC, Guangzhou MAC, Chengdu MAC and the PLA Navy taking the lead respectively.

  The joint exercises of the PLA in 2015 are designed to better joint training methods, establish and perfect regulation systems on joint operations and training, improve commanding officers' joint operation planning and commanding capabilities and boost the troops' combat effectiveness in IT-based joint operations, a responsible officer of the Military Training Department of the PLA General Staff headquarters told PLA Daily.

Editor :  Zhang Tao