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Three new military branches created in key PLA reform

By Zhao Lei and Li Xiaokun | China Daily | Updated: 2016-01-02 07:45

President announces 'new type of combat force', with improved integration, efficiency

The People's Liberation Army made a historic reshuffle of its branches on Thursday, as military reforms ordered by President Xi Jinping gradually unfold.

During a ceremony held at the Central Military Commission office building in Beijing, Xi, who is also chairman of the commission, announced the establishment of the PLA Army Headquarters, the PLA Rocket Force and the PLA Strategic Support Force.

Three new military branches created in key PLA reform

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