PLA first artillery training base set up

With the approval of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the artillery training base of the General Staff Headquarters of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) was established on November 5, 2011 in Xuanhua City of Hebei Province.

The newly established artillery training base will undertake the training tasks for pre-selected non-commissioned officers in professional fields of self-propelled gun, artillery surveying, radar operation and fire control system, and gradually establish and improve the professional content system of qualification training, promotion training and special-subject rotating training.

It is learned that this training base, the first one in the PLA, is established with available educational resources of the former Artillery Command College.

Pan Lei and Liu Chunlai