Xu Xueqiang

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Xu Xueqiang (Chinese: 许学强; born November 1962) is a general (shangjiang) of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), serving as head of the Equipment Development Department of the Central Military Commission since October 2022. He was the president of PLA National Defence University from 2021 to 2022 and previously served as commander of Northern Theater Command Air Force and before that, chief of staff of Nanjing Military Region Air Force.

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Xu Xueqiang
许学强
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Xu at the see-off ceremony for Chinese astronauts of Shenzhou 17 mission
Head of the Equipment Development Department
Assumed office
October 2022
Preceded byLi Shangfu
President of PLA National Defence University
In office
August 2021  October 2022
Preceded byZheng He
Succeeded byXiao Tianliang
Commander of Northern Theater Command Air Force
In office
November 2017  August 2021
Preceded byDing Laihang
Succeeded byLiu Wenqi
Chief of Staff of Eastern Theater Command Air Force
In office
2016  August 2017
Chief of Staff of Nanjing Military Region Air Force
In office
December 2013  2016
Preceded byHuang Guoxian
Succeeded byPosition revoked
Personal details
BornNovember 1962 (age 61)
Yiyang, Hunan, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Military service
AllegianceFlag_of_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China.svg People's Republic of China
Branch/serviceAir_Force_Flag_of_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China.svg People's Liberation Army Air Force
Years of service?–present
RankPLAGeneral_r.png General
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
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