China orders breakthrough in military theory

 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday ordered framing of a "military theory that is up-to-date, pioneering and unique" to support its strong and dynamic armed forces.

IANS| Updated: Mar 13, 2016, 18:33 PM IST

Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday ordered framing of a "military theory that is up-to-date, pioneering and unique" to support its strong and dynamic armed forces.

"A sound military theory is a key part of combat effectiveness. A strong army must have a sound theory as its guide," Xinhua quoted the president as saying.

He urged military academics to link theoretical research with military practice.