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The Military of Hong Kong consists of the Hong Kong Garrison of the People's Republic of China's People's Liberation Army (or PLA). The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) (Traditional Chinese: 人民解放軍, Simplified Chinese: 人民解放军, pinyin: Rénmín Jiěfàng Jūn), which includes an army, navy, air force, and strategic nuclear forces, serves as the military of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ...


Before the handover of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China, defence of the territory was carried out by the British Forces Overseas Hong Kong. British Forces Overseas Hong Kong consisted of the elements of the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. ...

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Command

The Hong Garrison reports to the both the Guangzhou Military Region and Central Military Commission in Beijing, as well as informs the local Hong Kong Government of any actions within or around the SAR. Location within China CITIC Plaza Guangzhou fireworks display at night Guangzhou (Simplified Chinese: 广州; Traditional Chinese: 廣州; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuang-chou; Jyutping: Gwong2zau1; Yale: Gwóngjaū) is the capital of the Guangdong Province in southern China. ... The Central Military Commission (Chinese: 中央军事委员会 pinyin: Zhōngyāng Jūnshì Wěiyuánhuì ) refers to one of two bodies within the Peoples Republic of China. ...


The commanders of the Garrions are as follows:

  • Lt. Gen. Wang Jitang - Commander of the PLA Hong Kong Garrison
  • Maj. Gen. Liu Liangkai - Political commissar of the PLA Hong Kong Garrison
  • Senior Col. Chen Xuekui - Commander of the Shenzhen Base of the PLA Hong Kong Garrison

Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; pinyin: ; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun [Shamchun] The hazy Shenzhen skyline in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ...

Navy

The naval presence in Hong Kong is limited to a small fleet of ships rotating from ships from bases in the Mainland:


Unit - Naval Squadron (38081)


Bases

Ships Stonecutters Island (昂船洲) is a former island in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. ... The troop ship HMS Tamar arrived in Hong Kong in 1897 and remained in the British territory until it was scuttled (to avoid being used by the invading Japanese Imperial forces) during the Battle of Hong Kong during World War II in 1941. ...

  • 4 Houjian class PGG - Type 520T the Houjian are large missile boats carry five C-801/YJ-1 anti-ship missiles
  • 2 520-ton type 037-2 fast attack craft missiles with a speed of 32kts; they are equipped with six C801M SSM, the active radar homing to 80 km at 0.9 Mach; one twin 37 mm and two twin 30 mm guns; to based at Anchuanzhou Island Naval Base
  • 2 Type-074 LST - based at Anchuanzhou Island Naval Base

Air Force

Like the navy and the former RAF, the PLA Air Force (PLAAF) is limited to a small unit, namely a helicopter support unit:


Helocopter Regiment (PLAAF) (39968)


Bases

Regiment: 1 The Shek Kong Airfield (22. ...


Aircraft

  • 12 Z9B helicopters (AS 565 Panther and SA 360 Dauphin 2) - 1 squadron at Shigang Airbase
  • 22 J8-2 (Jian-8 Fighter aircraft 8)- 1 squadron at Guangdong Airbase; based on MiG-21/J-7 and Ye-152A, it is to be replaced by J8-2M

Army

Infantry Garrison Brigade (Air Assault) (53300)

  • 3 infrantry units
  • 1 mechanized infrantry
  • 1 artillery unit
  • 1 engineer batallion
  • 1 recon/Special Ops convoy
  • 2nd armor convoy
  • Logistics Base (53310) Shenzhou
  • Motor Transport Company (Shao Fei)

Formerly 1st Red Regiment of 1st Red Division, 1st Red Army,. The 1st Red Regiment was comprised of the 424th regiment, 142nd Division, 48th Army (1949).In 1952, the 142nd division was assigned to 55th Army and 424th regiment renamed a 430th regiment. In 1970, the 144th division was renamed to 163rd division and 430th regiment renamed as 487 regiment.


Bases

  • Central Barracks - PLA Army - formerly HMS Tamar
  • Shenzhou, China

Troop Strength

  • 6000 personnel

Equipment

  • 21 WZ551 Wheeled Armored Personnel Carrier (Type 92/90) with 25 mm cannon
  • 85 type 7.62 mm submachine gun
  • 86 type 5.8 mm assault automatic rifle

PLA Details

Military branches Hong Kong garrison of the People's Republic of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) including elements of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force, PLA Navy, and PLA Air Force; these forces are under the direct leadership of the Central Military Commission in Beijing and under administrative control of the adjacent Guangzhou Military Region The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) (Traditional Chinese: 人民解放軍, Simplified Chinese: 人民解放军, pinyin: Rénmín Jiěfàng Jūn), which includes an army, navy, air force, and strategic nuclear forces, serves as the military of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) deploys over 8,000 tanks, 4,000 armoured vehicles, and 25,000 artillery pieces. ... PLAN Jack The Peoples Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is the naval arm of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA), the military of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) (解放军空军) is the aviation branch of the Peoples Liberation Army, the military of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Central Military Commission (Chinese: 中央军事委员会 pinyin: Zhōngyāng Jūnshì Wěiyuánhuì ) refers to one of two bodies within the Peoples Republic of China. ... Beijing  listen? (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Location within China CITIC Plaza Guangzhou fireworks display at night Guangzhou (Simplified Chinese: 广州; Traditional Chinese: 廣州; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuang-chou; Jyutping: Gwong2zau1; Yale: Gwóngjaū) is the capital of the Guangdong Province in southern China. ...


Military manpower - military age:


Residents of Hong Kong are prohibited from joining the PLA. PLA can refer to any of the following: It could be an initialism for the Peoples Liberation Army. ...


Military manpower - availability: None


Military manpower - fit for military service: None


Military manpower - reaching military age annually: None


Military expenditures - dollar figure: Not Applicable; note - separate budget for Hong Kong not established by the People's Republic of China


Military expenditures - percent of GDP: Not Applicable


Military - note: (National) defence, as enshrined in the Basic Law (Hong Kong's constitution), is the responsibility of the government of the People's Republic of China. The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China serves as the constitutional document of Hong Kong. ...


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