31 Jul '17, 6am

#China's newest military hardware unveiled at #PLA90 military parade at #Zhurihe army base

#China's newest military hardware unveiled at #PLA90 military parade at #Zhurihe army base

BEIJING - China marked the 90th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army with a massive military parade on Sunday (July 30) at Inner Mongolia's Zhurihe military training base. Twelve thousand troops, more than 100 aircraft and 500 pieces of military equipment were on show. It was the first time since 1949 China has marked the Army Day, which falls on Aug 1, with a military parade, said its official Xinhua news agency. Military parades are typically held at Beijing's Tiananmen Square to mark the founding of the People's Republic of China on Oct 1. Sunday's parade was also notable in that almost half of the 600 pieces of hardware on show had never been paraded in public. Among these were the J-16 fighter jet, J-20 stealth fighter and the new-generation Dongfeng-31AG intercontinental missile, whose 11,000km range means it can hit parts of the United States....

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