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In his 2003 book, International Strategy and the Revolution in Military Affairs, (国际战略与新军事变革), Xiong argued that these, combined with the “important thinking of Comrade Jiang Zemin’s Three Represents,” were the essence of the RMA with Chinese characteristics. The PLA should study and draw lessons from all previous local wars that were conducted under high technology conditions, while not fully or indiscriminately copying them. The reality, said Xiong, is that the PLA was still in the stage of partial mechanization.

He suggested consulting the FRY’s experience. 13 Fighting a war against a technologically superior enemy would require better educated officers and men; therefore, it was imperative that training programs stress scientific and technological knowledge. S. Air Force in rescuing downed pilots, JFJB urged that anti-air raid preparations include counter- 41 rescue training. 14 A succession of essays in military journals dealt with the issue of informatized war and how to counter it. One fairly typical essay suggested a three step process: 1.

13 Fighting a war against a technologically superior enemy would require better educated officers and men; therefore, it was imperative that training programs stress scientific and technological knowledge. S. Air Force in rescuing downed pilots, JFJB urged that anti-air raid preparations include counter- 41 rescue training. 14 A succession of essays in military journals dealt with the issue of informatized war and how to counter it. One fairly typical essay suggested a three step process: 1. Use digital, computer, and global communications technology to integrate early warning in the operational space, automated command and control, and precision strikes; 2.

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