Originally posted by JakiusFogg
So the Chinese can march smartly and have comfy uniforms
That's nice. Meanwhile, our boys and the Americans too have been doing plenty of this for the last 11 years
And not to be outdone, bust just to show that anyone can do it. Here is Mexico. Yes the parade lasted for over 1 hours!!!!!
PEACE!!edit on 23/2/2012 by JakiusFogg because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by princeofpeace
I fail to see how spending so much time choreographing the goosewalk translates to some bad@ss fighting force?
Originally posted by Recollector
Its a DEFENSIVE army, with near ZERO posibilities to project military power more than 200 km away from their borders.
Sure, they have MILLIONS of troops...and its impossible to win a war where China is on defense.
What china CANNOT DO (at least for many years from now on) is to DEFEND MILITARILY anything else EXCEPT North Koreea.
China can send NOW 1,000-2,000 troops in, lets say Iran, or Syria...but that is pretty much the BEST they can do.US can send 50,000 troops along military hardware ANYWHERE in the world, in shortest time possible.
US have 400+ bases all around the world (logistics) AND alied countries that will ACCEPT any amount of US troops and military hardaware.
What else China don't have compared to US, UK or France ? They don't have WAR EXPERIENCED soldiers.
Or WAR EXPERIENCED air force and or navy.
A hardened US or UK or Israeli army battallion will kick the shi.t out of a chinese army DIVISION.
Numbers means NOTHING in 21st century.
by their logic, its to create a force of unquestionable loyalty, so that when the order is given to charge, they charge.
I suppose their answer to the modern battlefield is overwhelming force, but rendered useless when one strategic M134 Minigatling gun emplacement could obliterate an entire division.
Originally posted by rebellender
reply to post by tallcool1
"You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass" - Isoruku Yamamoto. (Attributed to him, although there is no definitive proof he actually said this).
That is becoming a largely used cliche now. I dont think it holds the weight it used to. There are a lot of slugs in America. There are some that would embrace the change. Can you blame them. People lack courage now not being under fire, things are not what they used to be.
First thing after meeting resistance the Chinese would break out the kettle and feed the masses. Set up factories and put people to work.
America is setup right now for complete failure of Policy and Idealism.
But why train all those soldiers to be exactly in line and strictly in order? You can't fight like that, or line up like that in war, so...?
Originally posted by sedona5602
i don't like chinese food anymore i like thai food its tastier. if the chinese troops ate thai food they would not march like robots in that video. it is from eating rice not rice noodles like in thailand.
china needs to eat better
Originally posted by jjjigga
So we're supposed to be impressed by a video that shows a bunch of Chinese soldiers marching? ooOooo they look real tough... Any military can grab 2-4 thousand soldiers and say " hey lets march and look badass so the rest of the world thinks we have a kickass military"
edit: hahha i just watched the vid of those dumbasses tossing around live grenades, what does that teach specifically? that if you don't know how long it takes for a nade to blow you can blow up? most pointless drill ever, lol @ the chinese. yea big bad chinese, they can play hot potato with nades, yea dont mess with them...edit on 23-2-2012 by jjjigga because: lol @ chinese