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The Chinese People’s Liberation Army General Staff Department... News PhotoArmy,Asia Pac,DigitalGlobe,Efficiency,Image,Intelligence,Large,People,Satellite Dish,Scenics,Science and Technology,SquarePhotographer Collection: DigitalGlobe 2013 DigitalGlobeCHANGJI, CHINA - MARCH 25, 2013: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) General Staff Department (GSD) maintains the largest and most extensive signals intelligence (SIGINT) gathering capability in the Asia-Pacific region. The GSD Third Department, which is responsible for monitoring all domestic and international communications links such as radio, telephone and satellite, oversees SIGINT operations and regional stations. This March 25, 2013, image provides an overview of a SIGINT facility near Changji, approximately 25 kilometers north-northwest of Ürümqi, the capital of Xinjiang Province. (Photo DigitalGlobe via Getty Images)