PLA conducts live-fire air defense exercise on Chinese side of China-Myanmar border

China Military Online
Huang Panyue
2024-04-17 10:24:46

BEIJING, Apr. 17 -- In accordance with the annual training plan, the Southern Theater Command of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) organized its army and air force troops to conduct a live-fire air defense exercise on the Chinese side of the China-Myanmar border from April 17, according to a statement released by the Southern Theater Command.

"The exercise aims to test the troops' reconnaissance and early warning, three-dimensional blockade and control , warning and expulsion, and air defense strike capabilities," said the statement, adding that the troops of the PLA Southern Theater Command are always ready to deal with all kinds of emergencies and safeguard national sovereignty, border stability, and the safety of people's lives and property.

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