"Xi Jinping, head of the Chinese Communist Party, is calling on China’s military to focus on innovation and information warfare. He declared the world is seeing a “new military revolution.”
“We should cast off the paradigm of mechanized warfare and embrace an approach to war featuring information technology,” Xi said, during a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee.
Xi gave his speech on Friday. His statements were reported by China’s state-run news agency Xinhua on Sunday.
this does also involve electronic warfare as you have to intercept and disrupt the electronic communications and Tools of the enemy - even if you are not shooting at each other :)
it also means much more 'reconnaissance' and 'intelligence' (cyberespionage)