Nanjing Military Region


Nanjing Military Region

The Nanjing Military Region (simplified Chinese: 南京军区; traditional Chinese: 南京軍區; pinyin: nánjīng jūnqū) is one of seven military command regions for the Chinese People's Liberation Army. Its jurisdiction covers all military and armed police located in Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, and Shanghai. It also covers Taiwan, which is claimed by the People's Republic of China but administered by the Republic of China. The current head of the region is Zhao Keshi.

The International Institute for Strategic Studies lists the formation with an estimated 250,000 personnel, three group armies, two armoured, one mechanised infantry, three motorised infantry, and one artillery division. There are also one armoured, four motorised infantry, two artillery, three anti-aircraft brigades, plus an anti-tank regiment.

The headquarters for the East Sea Fleet are located within the region, at Ningbo.

Contents

SAM coverage over Taiwan Strait

Current Officers[1]

Jiang Jianzeng (Deputy Commander) since October 2005
Lin Bingyao (Deputy Commander) since November 2001
Wang Hongguang (Deputy Commander) since December 2005
Wang Jiaocheng (Deputy Commander) since January 2008
Xu Chengyun (Deputy Commander) since November 2005
Xu Hongmeng (Deputy Commander) since June 2006
Xu Xiaoyan (Deputy Commander) since October 2005
Zhao Guojun (Deputy Commander) since March 2003
Cai Yingting (Chief-of-Staff) Since September 2007
Gao Wusheng (Deputy Political Commissar ) since July 2005
Wang Wei (Deputy Political Commissar ) since September 2006
Xiong Ziren (Deputy Political Commissar ) since January 2003
Xu Jianzhong (Deputy Political Commissar ) since January 2006

Sources

International Institute for Strategic Studies, the Military Balance 2005-6, Routledge, 2005, p.272

References


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