China to show new warships as Beijing flexes military muscle on navy anniversary

A female soldier of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy stands guard at a news conference ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy, in Qingdao, China, April 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee

BEIJING, 22 APRIL 2019 (REUTERS) – China will show off new warships including nuclear submarines and destroyers at a parade next week marking 70 years since its navy’s founding, a senior commander said on Saturday, as Beijing flexes its increasingly well-equipped military muscle. President Xi Jinping is overseeing a sweeping plan to refurbish the People’s […]

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