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The Distinctive Force Structure of the Expanded PLA Navy Marine Corps

The People’s Liberation Army Navy Marine Corps has grown from two brigades to eight, and currently has a strength of 30,000 personnel. The corps will likely be an important and flexible tool in any conflict over Taiwan.

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Dr Sidharth Kaushal

Research Fellow, Sea Power

Military Sciences

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