Chinese Army Developing High-Tech Weaponry and Equipment

4 April 2011 (Last Updated April 4th, 2011 18:30)

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China is gaining momentum in developing new and high-tech weaponry and equipment, according to a new defence-industry white paper issued by the country's Information Office of the State Council. "The PLA is working to retrofit its existing weaponry

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China is gaining momentum in developing new and high-tech weaponry and equipment, according to a new defence-industry white paper issued by the country's Information Office of the State Council.

"The PLA is working to retrofit its existing weaponry and equipment to upgrade its comprehensive performance in a systematic, organic and integrated way, so as to increase the cost-effectiveness of developing weaponry and equipment," the white paper added.