According to the cadres and soldiers of the army, navy and air forces. The summer uniforms of the cadres of the three armed forces are made of cotton plain cloth, and the military colors are distinguished by the color of the clothing and the emblem of the big brim hat. All military cadres and soldiers wear big brimmed hats in summer. Army cadres' summer clothes have two upper digging bags, and the pants are Western-style trousers with a back gun pocket. There are four dug bags in the summer clothes of the navy and air force cadres. Navy cadres have two types: white, blue and full blue. The army soldier's summer coat is a hooded style, half-open, tight cuffs, two upper digging bags, and a tie belt. In order to facilitate wearing, training and combat, in 1952 it was changed to a front cardigan, loose cuffs, and a liberation hat. The navy warrior summer clothes are top white, bottom blue and full blue sailor clothes, all of which are made of cotton plain cloth. Air Force soldiers' summer clothes are basically the same as those of Air Force officers. There are two kinds of summer dresses for female soldiers and Lenin suits. The color of the hat and clothing is the same as that of the male soldier in the service. The style and materials of the winter clothes of the cadres and soldiers of the three armed forces are the same as those of the summer clothes.
In August 1950, the Central Military Commission approved corps officers above the Army Corps and cadres above the naval air force battalion, air force paratroopers, naval naval forces and maritime school students. Improve the military appearance of some soldiers. The Korean War broke out on June 25, 1950. In October of the same year, the Chinese People's Liberation Army went to participate in the Korean War. Volunteer cadres 'summer clothing is the same as PLA's cadres' summer clothing. Soldier's summer clothing is covered with a layer of cloth on the elbows, shoulders, hips, and knees, which improves the wear resistance of military uniforms. Volunteer cadres winter clothing, in consideration of the adjustment function of the clothing, has been structurally improved, the jacket cuffs are added with slings, and breeches are worn to enhance the warmth to adapt to the cold winter of North Korea. After the Korean truce in 1953, cadres and soldiers of the Volunteer Army wore 'Chinese People's Volunteer Army' cloth badges.
The 55-style military apparel is divided into two types: formal dress and regular service, which for the first time broke through the history of the PLA military uniform. Dresses are distributed to school officers above school level, and are worn on major ceremonial occasions and when visiting abroad. They also have naval warship officer dresses and sailor dresses, as well as military orchestras, honor guards, cultural troupes, and sports team dresses. The officer saluted with a white shirt and a navy blue tie. Dress colors are differentiated by service. The dress material is pure wool gabardine, and the dress collar, cuffs and trousers are equipped with different ornaments according to different ranks. The dress of female officers above the school is a skirt. The decoration and materials are similar to those of the male officer's dress. The 55-style military dress greatly improved the military appearance of officers above the school level, and displayed the national and military prestige. The 55-style regular clothes are clothes that the military usually wears. There are two types of summer clothes and winter clothes. Military officers wear military rank badges and military badges when wearing regular clothes; large brim hats are equipped with a round 'August 1st' red five-star cap badge, and the school and military officers wear armed belts. The color of regular service is distinguished by different military services. Military officers Xia Chang take materials according to rank. (Marshal and general Xia Chang take the material as pure wool serge. The school official Xia Changfu is a pressed silk fabric, and the officer Xia Changfu is a cotton twill.
In 1965, the Chinese People's Liberation Army abolished the military rank system, and immediately abolished the 55-style military rank clothing. All military cadres and soldiers wore liberation hats, red five-star cap badges, and all-red collars.
Disturbed by the 'Left' thought, the army canceled the military rank on June 1, 1965. The military apparel was abolished immediately, and all officers and men of the Chinese People's Liberation Army wore liberation hats, decorated with red five-star cap badges and red collar badges. The style is the same as the 55-style regular service. The military cadres and soldiers, male and female soldiers have basically the same clothing and style, and people can only distinguish cadres and soldiers from the pockets of clothes.
In 1978, the Chinese People's Liberation Army clothing was based on the 71-style uniform, with the main purpose of reducing weight, and further expanding the use of synthetic fiber materials. Mainly changed winter coveralls, cotton coats and coat fabrics to polyester card fabrics, cotton coat lining cloths were changed to dimensional cotton fabrics, new techniques were used to produce fur hats and fur coats, and the weight of the coveralls was reduced. The improved clothing was named 78-type military uniform.
In January 1984, the Central Military Commission approved the military uniform reform plan, and equipped the troops in 1985, named the 85-type military uniform. Type 85 military uniforms still follow the style of type 55 military uniforms. Only the liberation hat was changed to a big brim hat, wearing a round 'August 1st' red five-star hat badge and a military shoulder collar. Cadres and soldiers issued additional standard shirts. Summer clothes for regiments and above are Verdine wool, winter clothes are for breeches and coats, and coats are for wool; and cadres at and above the army are pure wool, division and regiment cadres are wool-polyester blended, and cadres and battalion and combat clothing are polyester and nylon Cotton ternary blended fabric.
The dress is a standard dress worn by officers during major celebrations and important foreign affairs. There are two kinds of summer dresses and winter dresses. The dress is a suit. With a white shirt and a navy blue tie, the military is distinguished by different colors and the color of the floss in the pants. Dress materials are distinguished by rank. The female officer's dress style, materials, and colors are the same as those of the male officer in the service, and she wears a rose-red tie. The 87 military uniforms also have cultural performance troupes, military orchestras, and honor guard concierge uniforms.