China to unveil new missile types on National Day.
Beijing, Sep.28 (ANI): China plans to reveal previously undisclosed technologies in the 108 missiles that it possesses during Thursday's National Day parade The National Day Parade (Abbreviation: NDP, Chinese: 国庆庆典, Malay: Perbarisan Hari Kebangsaan, Tamil: தேசிய தின அனிவகுப்பு here, a senior Chinese military commander has said.
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The Xinhua News Agency (Simplified Chinese: 新华社; Traditional Chinese: quoted General Yu Jixun, Deputy Commander of the People's Liberation Army People's Liberation Army
Unified organization of China's land, sea, and air forces. It is one of the largest military forces in the world. The People's Liberation Army traces its roots to the 1927 Nanchang Uprising of the communists against the Nationalists. (PLA (Programmable Logic Array) A type of programmable logic chip (PLD) that contained arrays of programmable AND and OR gates. PLAs are no longer used. See PLD.
(language, music) Pla - A high-level music programming language, written in SAIL. ) Second Artillery Force and Vice Commander-in-Chief of the joint headquarters for the military parade, as saying that all the missiles on display would be new models or upgraded models never before made public.
They would include two types of surface-to-surface conventional missiles, a land-based cruise missile, surface-to-surface intermediate and long-range missiles that could be equipped with either nuclear or conventional warheads, and nuclear-capable intercontinental missiles, he said.
General Yu said the conventional missiles could launch precision strikes in all weathers and directions, while the land-based cruise missile boasted long-range and low-altitude flight, precision targeting, and quick emergency response from concealed places.
The new-type surface-to-surface intermediate and long-range missiles were "major weapons in winning information-based warfare, " he added.
He said the nuclear-capable intercontinental missiles were "remarkable symbols" of China's defense muscle.
The 108 missiles would form five groups that would rumble past the Tian'anmen Rostrum rostrum /ros·trum/ (ros´trum) pl. ros´tra, rostrums [L.] a beak-shaped process.
n. pl. ros·trums or ros·tra
A beaklike or snoutlike projection. for a review by top leaders and foreign guests on October 1, the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. (ANI)
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