China to unveil new warships as Beijing flexes military muscles

CHINA will flex its military muscles on Tuesday as Beijing reveals its new nuclear submarines and destroyers, in a show of force which will raise eyebrows across the globe.

China will host a four-day celebration in Qingdao, Shandong Province to mark 70 years since the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy was founded. A total of 32 Chinese vessels and 39 aircraft will be present at the grand naval parade on April 23, according to Qiu Yanpeng, deputy commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy. Mr Qiu said: “The PLA Navy ship and aircraft to be revealed are the Liaoning aircraft carrier, new types of nuclear submarines, new types of destroyers, as well as fighter aircraft…

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