Wion News. September 20, 2021.
According to reports, China has stepped up night drills near the Himalayan border with India in order to familiarise troops with its new equipment.
The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) reportedly wants “higher standards” from troops stationed at high altitudes.
China’s state-run Global Times had reported last month that the PLA’s Tibet military command had conducted large-scale joint exercises in the Tibet plateau region.
The exercise known as “Snowfield Duty-2021” involved ten brigades and regiments affiliated with the PLA Tibet military command. The drill included the latest weapons and equipment as PLA troops held the exercise at an elevation of 4,500 meters.
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