Chinese Army Undergo Insanely Difficult Military Training in Sub-Zero Temperatures

World | Associated Press | June 24, 2020, 11:43 am
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 Take a look at the pictures of People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in extreme conditions. The People's Liberation Army is the world's biggest army, with an estimated 2 million troops.<br /><br />People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers throw snow onto their bodies in temperatures below minus 30 degrees Celsius (minus 33 degrees Fahrenheit) during a winter training session at a military base in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Take a look at the pictures of People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in extreme conditions. The People's Liberation Army is the world's biggest army, with an estimated 2 million troops.

People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers throw snow onto their bodies in temperatures below minus 30 degrees Celsius (minus 33 degrees Fahrenheit) during a winter training session at a military base in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers practice shooting with pistols at a military base amid heavy snowfalls in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. (Image: Reuters)
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Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers practice shooting with pistols at a military base amid heavy snowfalls in Hami, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. (Image: Reuters)

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 Armed soldiers, who will complete their service terms, take part in a drill before leaving for their battalion at a training field in Shijiazhuang, capital of central China's Hebei province. (Image: Reuters)
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Armed soldiers, who will complete their service terms, take part in a drill before leaving for their battalion at a training field in Shijiazhuang, capital of central China's Hebei province. (Image: Reuters)

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 Chinese amphibian armoured vehicles take part in China-Russia joint military exercise in eastern China's Shandong peninsula. (Image: Reuters)
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Chinese amphibian armoured vehicles take part in China-Russia joint military exercise in eastern China's Shandong peninsula. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Chinese soldier trains a dog by skipping rope at a military base in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. (Image: Reuters)
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A Chinese soldier trains a dog by skipping rope at a military base in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu province. (Image: Reuters)

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 Paramilitary policemen take part in a training exercise at a military base in Hefei, eastern China's Anhui. (Image: Reuters)
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Paramilitary policemen take part in a training exercise at a military base in Hefei, eastern China's Anhui. (Image: Reuters)

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 Two recruits dance at a barracks in Xianyang, north China's Shaanxi province. (Image: Reuters)
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Two recruits dance at a barracks in Xianyang, north China's Shaanxi province. (Image: Reuters)

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 Soldiers attend military training on snow which aims at improving actual combat ability in Urumchi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Image: Reuters)
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Soldiers attend military training on snow which aims at improving actual combat ability in Urumchi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. (Image: Reuters)

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 Paramilitary policemen blow up life buoys during a drill in preparation for the coming of typhoon Chanchu in east China's Zhejiang province. (Image: Reuters)
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Paramilitary policemen blow up life buoys during a drill in preparation for the coming of typhoon Chanchu in east China's Zhejiang province. (Image: Reuters)

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 Soldiers throw snowballs after heavy snowfall hit Shijiazhuang, China's Hebei province. (Image: Reuters)
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Soldiers throw snowballs after heavy snowfall hit Shijiazhuang, China's Hebei province. (Image: Reuters)

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 Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) practice with swords as they take part in a winter training in temperatures below minus 10 degrees Celsius at China's border with Russia in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) practice with swords as they take part in a winter training in temperatures below minus 10 degrees Celsius at China's border with Russia in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers pour snow from a tyre onto their head during a training session in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers pour snow from a tyre onto their head during a training session in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) take part in a winter training in temperatures below minus 10 degrees Celsius at China's border with Russia in Heihe. China. (Image: Reuters)
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Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) take part in a winter training in temperatures below minus 10 degrees Celsius at China's border with Russia in Heihe. China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Soldiers take part in a drill during a heavy snowfall in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Soldiers take part in a drill during a heavy snowfall in Heihe, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 New recruit People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers stand in formation during a training session in cold winter temperatures at a military base in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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New recruit People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers stand in formation during a training session in cold winter temperatures at a military base in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 People's Liberation Army soldiers crawl on snow during a training session at a military base in Heihe, Heilongjiang, China. (Image: Reuters)
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People's Liberation Army soldiers crawl on snow during a training session at a military base in Heihe, Heilongjiang, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Two soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Marine Corps take part in a military drill on snow-covered field at a military base in Taonan, Jilin province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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Two soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Marine Corps take part in a military drill on snow-covered field at a military base in Taonan, Jilin province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 New recruit People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers shout slogans as they march during a training session in cold winter temperatures at a military base in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. (Image: Reuters)
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New recruit People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers shout slogans as they march during a training session in cold winter temperatures at a military base in Heihe, Heilongjiang province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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