People's Liberation Army

Combined military forces of the People's Republic of China

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the regular armed forces of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and of the PRC's founding and ruling political party, the Communist Party of China (CPC). Besides the Central Military Commission and several minor units directly under it, the PLA has five major service branches: the Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, Rocket Force, and the Strategic Support Force. A majority of military units around the country are assigned to one of five theater commands by geographical location. The PLA is the world's largest military force and constitutes the second largest defence budget in the world. The PLA is one of the fastest modernising militaries in the world and has been termed as a potential military superpower, with significant regional power and rising global power projection capabilities. Per Credit Suisse in 2015, the PLA is the world's third-most powerful military.

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Engaged in a conflict with China for almost five months, the Indian Army's armoured regiments are ready to take on the Chinese Army at altitudes of over 14,500..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 days ago

In the latest edition of incredulous developments relating to the India-China border tensions, a video showing the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)..
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

A video has surfaced on social media in which a group of young People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers are seen sobbing while heading towards the India-China..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

India on Monday asked China for “concrete and complete” troop disengagement from the ‘friction points’ at Pangong Tso, Chushul and Gogra-Hotsprings as..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

“Four of the disputed areas are in Asapila, Longzu, Bisa and Majha in Upper Subansiri district where the Chinese PLA has already built a road through Bisa from..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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