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Army needs 'information warfare' plan, declares Xi

By Reuters and Xinhua ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-09-01 07:03:57

President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for "information warfare" as the country embarks on military reform, state media said on Saturday.

Xi heads the Central Military Commission, which controls the 2.3-million-strong armed forces, the world's largest, and is stepping up efforts to modernize forces.

During a meeting with the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, Xi said China "must vigorously promote military innovation" but warned it will be difficult.

Army needs 'information warfare' plan, declares Xi

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