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Theater commands of the People's Liberation Army

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In the People's Republic of China, theater commands (simplified Chinese: 战区; traditional Chinese: 戰區; pinyin: Zhànqū; lit. 'war zone') are joint commands responsible for developing strategy, plans, tactics, and policy specific to their assigned area of responsibility. Currently, the PRC subdivides the nation into five theater commands, Eastern, Southern, Western, Northern, and Central to provide the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) extensive, though not exclusive, command authority over the assigned region.[2]

The five theater commands of the PLA[1]

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