Monday, March 13, 2017

Chinese President Xi Tells Chinese Military Delegates That They Must Embrace Advanced Technology

China's President Xi Jinping arrives for the third plenary session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Reuters: China's Xi pushes advanced technology for military

China's military needs to promote technological innovation as the "key" to its upgrading and modernization, President Xi Jinping told military delegates to the annual meeting of parliament.

Xi is overseeing a sweeping modernization of the country's armed forces, the largest in the world, including stealth jet, anti-satellite missiles and advanced submarines, seeking to project power far from its shores.

Science and technology innovation is the "key to military upgrading", Xi told military delegates, state news agency Xinhua said late on Sunday.

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1 comment:

Jac said...

China make fast improvement in militarily technology. So. But they just make it "as best as America does". Many counties did that. The real problem is ...doing better. That's a different story: creativity is the kingdom of freedom countries, and America is , so far, unbeatable on that.