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    New Research Points to the People's Liberation Army Hospital in Wuhan, China as the Origin for the Worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic

    New Research Points to the People's Liberation Army Hospital in Wuhan, China as the Origin for the Worldwide Coronavirus Pandemic Dr. Steven Quay 28 Oct, 2020, 11:03 GMT SEATTLE, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper published on Zenodo (DOI 10.5281/zenodo.4119263) by Dr. Steven Quay, M.D...
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    Fresh scandal erupts over vaccine safety in China

    Fresh scandal erupts over vaccine safety in China Dominique Patton Reporting by Dominique Patton; Additional reporting by Zhou Jianfeng; Editing by Clarence Fernandez and David Goodman ******** Another report is now confirming that Chinese censors are deleting news regarding this vaccine...
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    Did China base its Doklam tri-junction claims on outdated geographic surveys?

    A cross post of mine from another thread on PDF... For anyone wishing to look further into the geographic context, this is where most of this article's information comes from: https://thewire.in/159407/doklam-india-china-bhutan/ A summary of the issue: The 1890 Sino-British Treaty marks the...
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    New IFV/APC

    Does anybody have further information on this new IFV (painted green) that was recently spotted? It seems to have a peculiar turret geometry and a (possibly 40 mm?) cannon. There were rumors that it could be part of their next-generation MBT + AFV family, but this is thus far unconfirmed.
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    ROKAF during Alaska Red Flag exercises

    A pretty intriguing documentary highlighting both the challenges faced by and opportunities bestowed upon the crew and support staff of the ROKAF during multinational exercises. A particular note of interest is the tablets used to fight drowsiness (most likely an amphetamine derivative) as well...
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    SpaceX SES-9 mission launching live in 9 minutes

    Here is the full webcast: http://www.spacex.com/webcast A previous launch attempt was thwarted by a boat entering the area, forcing the Range Safety Officer to delay the launch; this resulted in the overwarming of the LOX tanks as well as a bubble in the helium tank.
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    2015 in review and 2016 in prospects!

    2015 has been a major year for PLA watchers. As we wrap our heads around the hordes of new UAVs, aircraft, and other combat systems, let's take a look back at our 5 greatest hits of 2015 (for this forum section): 5. Hypersonic drone In September, it was reported that the Chinese have tested a...
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    Electronic warfare variant of the J-16 unveiled

    A dedicated electronic warfare variant of the Shenyang J-16 strike fighter has been unveiled. The aircraft made its maiden flight on December 18, 2015, and is in many respects akin to the EA-18G Growler. From the photographs, a few things can be noted: - there are side-facing arrays near...
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    J-15B?

    I apologize for starting a new thread, but I was too lazy to search for the other J-15 threads. Anyways, this is claimed to be a model of the J-15B.
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    PLA Elite Paramilitary Police

    These are the Chinese equivalent to the National Guard or the GIGN
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    J-18 strike fighter?

    "It was rumored that a new heavy fighter bomber (J-18?) based on J-16 is being developed at 601/SAC since early 2010s. It features a widened twin-seat cockpit similar to Russian Su-34 and adjustable leading edge vortex controllers similar to Russian T-50. First flight was rumored to have taken...
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    China tests manned hypersonic vehicle

    The Chinese tested a manned hypersonic "aircraft" a few days ago. It is said (according to witnesses) to be dark-colored and to have completed a test flight that lasted several hours. The report was subsequently deleted. Coincidentally, the Chinese were revealed to be in the process of...
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    Next generation tank gun unveiled

    This multipurpose gun has been unveiled and is the subject of much buzz. 校企合作新成果--目前世界上初速和威力最大的多功能火炮亮相我校-中北大学 中北大学火炮交接现场的图,身管超长。炮弹有两种一种榴弹一种脱壳穿甲弹,穿甲、高射、据说还能打40公里的榴弹哦。但是会议现场的妹子太猖狂了,主席台后面疯狂自拍啊 国产最新125多用途火炮及多种炮弹大图,一炮三用淘汰坦克、自行火炮和高射炮?...
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    An interesting read on Chinese missile defense systems

    An interesting excerpt from Janes, with details regarding the new HQ-19, HQ-26, and HQ-29 systems that are in testing phase, as well as development of spacecraft and their technical comparisons.
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    Did China just offer to participate in Iraq airstrikes?

    Juan Cole: Enter the Dragon: China Offers Iraq Aerial Strikes on Islamic State - Juan Cole -Truthdig Enter the Dragon: China Offers Iraq Aerial Strikes on Islamic State This post originally ran on Juan Cole’s Web page. The list of powers eager to see Daesh (what Arabs call ISIS or ISIL)...
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    Saudis Agree to Provide Syrian Rebels With Mobile Antiaircraft Missiles

    Saudis Agree to Provide Syrian Rebels With Mobile Antiaircraft Missiles - WSJ.com
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    Chinese Military's Biggest Hits in 2013, and 2014 Prospects

    To summarize up what the Chinese military industries achieved in 2013: 1. JH-7B: upgraded JH-7A with new avionics, retractable in flight refueling probe, upgraded engine, and provisions for the YJ-12 AShM 2. ABM test: interception of a ballistic missile outside of the Earth's atmosphere...
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    Confirmation required: BAF to loan one squadron of J-10A.

    There is talk that the BAF has leased one squadron of J-10A along with purchase of LY80 missiles, laser guided bombs, equipment for producing precision weapons, in addition to ammunition. It would be nice if a confirmation is provided.
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    Some details of Type 095 has been given...

    Development of China's fourth-generation nuclear submarine completed (People's Daily Online) 14:33, September 22, 2013 Development of China's fourth-generation nuclear submarine completed - People's Daily Online At the recent 2013 Four Northeastern Provinces Cooperation Leaders' Conference...
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    AVIC developing K800 unmanned helicopter and Blue Whale quad tiltrotor

    直升机所:技术创新驱动新概念直升机--新闻资讯--ä¸*航工业直升机ç*”究所 AVIC official article has...

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