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China Announces Gains in Air Defense

October 10, 2007

By David Lague
The New York Times
October 10, 2007

BEIJING, Oct. 10 — The blanket of China’s air defense radar now almost matches similar networks in developed countries, state media reported today, in an announcement that coincided with Taiwan’s first National Day military parade in 16 years.

A senior officer from Chinese Air Force headquarters, Fang Lei, said a seamless network of all-weather air defense radars had been installed to cover all Chinese airspace, according to a report on the Web site of the official military newspaper, the Liberation Army Daily.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/11/world/asia/11china.html