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A screen grab from the PLA's recently released promotional video. (PLA via YouTube.)

Chinese Army Releases First Hip-Hop Video

China’s People’s Liberation Army recently released this promotional video featuring rap-style music and imagery of troops and advanced weaponry in an apparent bid to entice…


The DF-ZF hypersonic glide vehicle. Photo: People's Daily Online.

China’s Hypersonic Glider Passes New Test

China has successfully completed a seventh flight test of its new hypersonic glide vehicle last week in its northern central Shanxi province, according to an…


China's National Defense University has designed a security robot that wields a Taser or cattle prod that may be fired remotely by a human controller. Otherwise the system can operate as a surveillance and patrol -bot. It also has a system that citizens may use to summon police.

At Tech Fair, China Unveils Armed Robot

A Chinese company has taken a ground-patrolling robot idea developed by a Silicon Valley firm more than two years ago to the next logical step,…













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Big Week for China Watchers

This week will be a big one for China watchers as the People’s Liberation Army holds a massive parade on Thursday in Beijing to commemorate…