Using hook & loop patches on PLA uniforms

Introduction: The Chinese military has yet to fully adopt the Velcro patch system widely seen in use with Western armies. As such, this is a guide for adopting and fixing Western styled patches onto 07 People's Liberation Army BDUs.

As China continues to change it's uniform standards, this practice should become outdated in the near future.

Step 01: Start with a patch that has a Velcro cover.

Step 01: Start with a patch that has a Velcro cover.

Step 02: Cut the Velcro cover into three separate pieces. Middle has to fit into uniform loop.

Step 02: Cut the Velcro cover into three separate pieces. Middle has to fit into uniform loop.

Step 03: Reattach cover, use middle loop for uniform attatchment.

Step 03: Reattach cover, use middle loop for uniform attatchment.

Step 04: Fit middle portion of cover into the loop of 07 uniform.

Step 04: Fit middle portion of cover into the loop of 07 uniform.

Final step: Adjust as needed!

Final step: Adjust as needed!

And there you have it. That's how you connect Velcro patches to 07 PLA uniforms.

Credits:
-B. Gao