Here are some PR photos from their combat readiness maneuver training yesterday:
Type05 (ZBD-05) Command Variant (note the SatCom radome). This ride longs to the Commander of its 8th Battalion
Type05 (ZBD-05) APC variant (note the 12.7mm HMG mount)
Sunday, August 13, 2017
PLA orbat update, Southern Theater Command (74th and 75th GA)
Thursday, July 27, 2017
|31st Group Army||73rd Group Army||3rd Combined-Arms Brigade|
|14th Combined-Arms Brigade|
|86th Combined-Arms Brigade|
|91st Combined-Arms Brigade|
|92nd Combined-Arms Brigade|
|73rd Special Ops Brigade|
|73rd Air-Defense Brigade|
|73rd Artillery Brigade|
The 86th Motorized Division of the former 31st GA has been re-organized into two brigades. One of the brigades here is the 86th Combined-Arms Brigade (合成第86旅) of the 73rd GA, and most of its assets came from the armored regiment of the former 86th Division. So far the Armored Infantry Battalion's ZBD04's from the former 91st Motorized Division have been consolidated into this new brigade.
The new 86th Combined-Arms Brigade on the move
The former 3rd Motorized Infantry Brigade of the former 1st GA is now subordinate to the newly formed 73rd GA. It is now called the 3rd Combined Arms Brigade (合成第3旅).
The 91st Motorized Infantry Division of the former 31st GA is now the 91st Combined-Arms Brigade (合成第91旅) of the 73rd GA. The unit is taking on amphibious role with hand-me-down Type 63A amphibious light tanks. 91st's four Combined-Arms Battalions (合成1,2,3,4营) are equipped with 2 companies of Type 63A each.
91st Combined-Arms Brigade
91st Combined-Arms Brigade14th Combined-Arms Brigade 合成第14旅 was the 14th Amphibious Armored Brigade, 31GA, Nanjing MR at Zhangzhou
14th Amphibious Armored Brigade
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Storming the beach -- 124th Amphibious Mechanized Infantry Division
A landing craft air cushion approaches an amphibious dock landing ship during a joint landing training exercise on August 20, 2015. The landing craft air cushion and the amphibious dock landing ship are assigned to a landing ship flotilla under the South China Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy.