"China is in a leading position in the world regarding the level and capability of surface vessel development," Zhu Yingfu said on Feb. 17 at the first "High-tech Ships and Deep-sea Exploitation Equipment Innovation Forum" held in Shanghai
China is displaying its strength to countries like the ROK and Japan. Compared with Japan's stance on the Diaoyu Islands and its history of aggression, the ROK's decision to deploy THAAD is a more pressing issue for China.
Soldiers of a combat unit under the Western Theater Command conducted test application of 26 types of new-generation combat protective outfits in the field training at the Karakoram Range in early February.
The China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics, the country's largest military drone exporter by number of products sold overseas, said it recently conducted live-fire tests on the AR-2 short-range air-to-surface missile in northwestern China.