This is the blog of China defense, where professional analysts and serious defense enthusiasts share findings on a rising military power.
Sunday, May 01, 2011
Photo Album: A day in the life of a PLA enlist in late 1990s
Pictures are worth of a thousand words – much talk has been focused on China’s defense budget increase and those numbers and figures are somewhat obscure to outsiders. By comparing the current Type 07 infantry gear to the type 87 issued in the late 1990s, it offers a striking representation on the budget increases' impacts on the grunts