China (Chinese: 中国 Zhōngguó), officially known as the People's Republic of China (PRC) (Chinese: 中华人民共和国 Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó), is a large country occupying most of East Asia and its Pacific Coast. The PRC is a single-party state governed by the Communist Party, with its seat of government in the capital city of Beijing.
Through the influence of the Russian Revolution of 1917, the Communist Party of China was founded in 1921. Founded in 1921 under the control of Communist Party of China, the People's Liberation Army participated in the Chinese Civil War, extended over certain periods between 1927 and 1950. As the PLA was victorious over the Republic of China's forces, the Communist Party of China took control officially in 1949 and created the People's Republic of China with Mao Zedong as their leader. Today, the PRC is one of the largest countries in the world.
- 1 Armed Forces
- 2 Appearances
- 3 Equipment
- 3.1 Infantry Weapons
- 3.2 Vehicles
These are the currently operating military branches of the People's Republic of China and are a part of the People's Liberation Army.
|The People's Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) (Chinese: 中国人民解放军陆军; pinyin: Zhōngguó Rénmín Jiěfàngjūn Lùjūn) are the main fighting force of the People's Republic of China responsible for ground operations and occupations against enemy forces. They appear in several different Battlefield games.|
|The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or PLA Navy) (Chinese: 中国人民解放军海军; pinyin: Zhōngguó rénmín jiěfàngjūn hǎijūn) is the naval warfare branch of the People's Liberation Army and is responsible for naval operations and movements in coordination with the People's Liberation Army Ground Forces. They appear in Battlefield games, but the branch itself is never directly mentioned.|
|The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) (Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军; pinyin: Zhōngguó Rénmín Jiěfàngjūn Kōngjūn) is the aerial warfare service branch of the People's Liberation Army and is responsible for aerial operations, transportation and support. The branch is never directly mentioned.|
Intelligence Gathering Services
These are the services that gather intelligence for the People's Republic of China.
|The Ministry of State Security (MSS) (Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家安全部 Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Guójiā Ānquánbù) is the security agency of the People's Republic of China, responsible for counterintelligence, foreign intelligence and political security. It is headquartered in Beijing. They have appeared in Battlefield 4.|
|The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) (Chinese: 中华人民共和国公安部 Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó Gōng'ānbù) is the police agency responsible for day-to-day law enforcement. They have appeared in Battlefield 4.|
China does not directly appear in Battlefield Vietnam. However, as an ally of North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong, China supplied many weapons to the communist force in the North such as Type 56 Battle Rifle.
In Battlefield 2, China is involved in a fictional war against the United States of America and are allied with the Middle Eastern Coalition. The People's Liberation Army fight against the United States Marine Corps and the European Union. China also partially invades the United States in Battlefield 2: Armored Fury. Although they are usually on the defensive in these scenarios, Wake Island 2007 and Midnight Sun is an exception.
Battlefield 2: Modern Combat
In Battlefield 2: Modern Combat, China is one of the two playable factions in singleplayer, fighting against NATO forces. In multiplayer, China is fighting against the United States Marine Corps and the European Union.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Though China does not directly appear in Battlefield: Bad Company 2, it seems that most of North China has been invaded by the Russian Federation prior to the events of the game. It shows Russian forces moving rapidly through the country, possibly to a complete extent.
In Battlefield 4, China returns as an enemy in the single player mode and as a playable faction in the multiplayer.
While China does not directly appear in Battlefield 1, China is mentioned in multiple Codex Entries including Total War and General Liu, where Japan seized German territory in Tsingtao (Now Qingdao) in the beginning of World War I.
The General Liu Rifle, a Chinese rifle, is also presented in game.
In the Battlefield series, China uses a mixture of proprietary Chinese weaponry and a few imported Russian weapons, such as the AK-47. Their vehicles are in a similar situation, although they also make use of other Western-style designs.
Infantry Fighting Vehicles
Main Battle Tanks
- RHIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat)
- DV-15 Interceptor Attack Boat
- Personal Watercraft
- Independence-class littoral combat ship