New com­man­der for China’s Rocket Force

The Straits Times - - ASIA -

BEI­JING China is ap­point­ing a new com­man­der to helm its pow­er­ful strate­gic and tac­ti­cal mis­sile forces.

Lieu­tenant-Gen­eral Zhou Yan­ing, 59, suc­ceeds Gen­eral Wei Fenghe as chief of the Rocket Force. The move is part of a mil­i­tary reshuf­fle ahead of 19th Party Congress next month, re­ported the South China Morn­ing Post.

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