China to participate in International Army Games 2016

Source: China Military OnlineEditor: Yao Jianing
2016-07-01 10:57

BEIJING, July 1 (ChinaMil) – "From July 30 to August 13, the Chinese PLA will send a team to take part in the International Army Games 2016 co-hosted by Russia and Kazakhstan," Wu Qian, spokesperson for China’s Ministry of National Defense (MND), told a press briefing on June 30. 2016.

In total, the PLA Army, Navy and Air Force will send 1,070 officers and soldiers, 154 pieces of vehicles and equipment, 1 guided-missile frigate and 2 JH-7A fighter-bombers to participate in the games, according to Wu Qian.

Wu Qian added that the games included such events as Tank Biathlon, Sovorov Attack, Masters of Armored Vehicles, Sea Cup and AviaDarts.

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