PLA Navy's Marine Corps conducts cross-region remote delivery training

China Military Online
Huang Panyue

BEIJING, March 26 (ChinaMil) -- About ten thousand Chinese Marines maneuvered more than 2,000 kilometers and arrived in northern Yunnan and Shandong provinces respectively in mid-March, 2018.

This was a full-organic long-range troop delivery operation organized by the PLA Navy's Marine Corps with the combination of air, waterway, railroad, and motorized joint deliveries designed to test the Marine Corps' cross-region troop delivery capacity and further improve the long-range maneuverability and full-terrain combat capabilities of Marines.

The long-range maneuvers marked the PLA Navy's Marine Corps has kicked off the cross-region real-combat training involving all its troop units.

During the long-distance motorized march to the designated assembly area, the troops assigned to a Marine Corps brigade of the PLA Navy faced contaminated zones, surveillance by enemy planes and destroyed roads and other simulated battlefield situations.


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