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China: High-speed rail has 'immense strategic military value'

(Source: Economic Times, February 6, 2014)

BEIJING -- China's rapidly developing high-speed train network spanning the length and breadth of the giant nation could prove to be of "immense strategic military value" for the rapid movement of forces and missiles, an official media report said. China's high-speed rail lines are becoming a major transport force for the People's Liberation Army (PLA), allowing the rapid movement of military forces throughout the country, a recent state-run news report said.

Full story Economic Times

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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