China’s Army looks to prove its might

World Today

The new slogan from the leaders of the Chinese Army is “capable to fight and able to win the war.”

The upcoming Victory Day parade will showcase China’s latest achievements in military modernization and open a window on the Army’s transformation in the Information Age.

CCTV’s Han Bin was given special access to the People’s Liberation Army parade training base and filed this report.

China\'s Army looks to prove its might

The new slogan from the leaders of the Chinese Army is "capable to fight and able to win the war." The upcoming Victory Day parade will showcase China's latest achievements in military modernization and open a window on the Army's transformation in the Information Age. CCTV's Han Bin was given special access to the People's Liberation Army parade training base and filed this report.

More details:

  • Combat exercises for information and warfare have become much more frequent. The air force is transforming from a defense force to one capable of both defense and attack. China’s troops have taken on the challenge. Its fighter jets are steadily catching up with the most advanced ones in the world.
  • The military transformation is comprehensive. It will strengthen information technology. Its land forces will have more flexibility. Naval forces will be shifting to a combination of offshore water defense with open seas protection. The air focus is on both the sky and space, which also reflects China’s changing role in the world today.