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1

"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun"

Mao Zedong, 1938

2

First the Red Army, established as the PLA in..?

1946, official military force in 1949

3

Military doctrine if PLA, 1985-

Prepare for local, limited war

4

Military doctrine, 1993-

Local wqes under high tech conditions

5

Total members of PLA & active members?

3 million, 2.25 active duty

6

Branches of PLA?

Ground, Air, Navy, 2nd Artillery Corp, Reserve

7

Features of PLA budget?

Part of the state budget

Not transparent

Since 2000, two-digit increase in spending

8

Military doctrine, 21st century

Local war under the conditions of informatization