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Armored regiment conducts drill in Tianshan Mountains

(China Military Online)

13:44, January 04, 2012

The armored regiment conducts training in snowy Tianshan Mountains. (Photo by Liu Yong)

It is right time to conduct training when the Tianshan Mountains is covered by accumulated snow. Recently, an armored regiment under the Xinjiang Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) took its troops to the snowy Tianshan Mountains to practice maneuvering, coordination, protection and resistance in lifelike battlefield environment set in complicated area, so as to enhance its troops’ mobile operation ability in arctic-alpine mountainous area.

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Huoqiao at 2012-01-2275.72.239.*
One obvious sign from above photo is that the tanks are in visible color in contrast to the snow. If, in real life and your tanks looked as these, naked eyes can spot you ten miles away. that mean you will be dead before coming to your shooting range. Not only color, but the smoke from these diesel engine would be so easy to spot. Don"t you remember? Our ancestors burn hays on those great wall towers so that the next tower can see that enemy is pressing near that tower? These kind of diesel engine smoke give similar smoke to the enemy. I am not a solder, nor have any kind of training, but you don"t impress me that much. Training mean, well camouflaged, quick, precise on targets, and lighting strike to overwhelm the enemy, etc.
  

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