The 39th received its new unit number "LX31" together a fresher coat of paint/new "desert camo" of the Western Theater Command
2nd Battalion, 3rd Company
3rd Battalion, 3rd Company, note "LX31" on top of 3310.
Photo from March 2018.
Since 1999, the PLA has started deploying PF98 to both Company and Battalion levels for direct and sometimes indirect infantry fire support. However, due to its 10gk weight, the poor PLA infantry squad continues to solider on with their Type69-1/RPG7 mod (2.1 to 4.5kg depending on which warhead) and PF-89, Chinese equivalent of the one-shot-wonder AT4. Both Type69-1 and PF-89 lack the necessary
Photos of its 3rd Combined-Arms Battalion doing little summer swim.
Noted its new unit serial number of 3413 (3rd battalion, 4th company) and 3311 (3rd battalion, 1st company
Thursday, July 27, 2017
PLA orbat update, ex31st Group Army / 73rd Group Army
Again, credit goes to Andrew KC, both photos and updates.
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