On August 2, 2018, the Department held a meeting to select participants for the snipe competition being organized by the Ministry of National Defense. Major General Feng, the Deputy Commander, directed the meeting. The department planned to form a sniper elite team and work out relevant training plan, with the expectation of achieving a good result for MP in the competition being organized by the Ministry of National Defense.
Deputy Commander stated that MP mainly focused on the urban warfare and snipers were indispensable during the war. Only when snipers are not detected by enemies can the surprise attack work well to precisely kill enemies and protect compatriots.