What it takes to be a qualified Chinese soldier

Source: CFP-Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/7/31 17:07:16

Highlights: Soldiers in China have to go through a long and arduous journey before they are qualified to carry out field operations. Here is a series of photos showcasing the strenuous military training undertaken by the Chinese soldiers ahead of the 90th anniversary of the establishment of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on August 1.

  • A PLA soldier from the Heilongjiang military district participates in a drill in which he jumps through a fire hoop on March 5. 2014. Photo: VCG

  • Anti-terrorism forces from Chuzhou, East China’s Anhui Province, conduct extreme physical training on July 18, 2012. Photo: VCG

  • 150 newly recruited PLA soldiers participate in drills in minus 32 degrees in Yichun, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, on January 21, 2011. Photo: VCG

  • Members of the Anti-terrorism special forces team conduct extreme physical exercises at Dongguan drill base in Dongguan, South China’s Guangdong Province on August 31, 2010. Photo: VCG

  • Anti-terrorism special forces team conducts extreme physical exercises at Dongguan drill base in Dongguan, South China’s Guangdong Province on July 27, 2010. Photo: VCG

  • Pictured is PLA air force in Jinan, East China’s Shandong Province, conducting drills on July 19, 2006. Photo: VCG






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