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Chinese People’s Liberation Army

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China is working overtime to build a modern military. Here’s how its armed forces compare to the US’s

Amid rising tensions with the US, China is continuing its drive to build a modern fighting force by 2027. The US military still ahead in several important areas, but the Chinese military has its own advantages. Here's how those forces stack up in total manpower, military expenditure, and land, sea and air capabilities. See more stories on Insider's business page. China is pushing ahead with plans to turn the People's Liberation Army into a modern fighting force by 2027 — the centenary of its founding — as tensions with the US build.One senior US commander has called China "the pacing threat for the next decade"and Washington is ram...