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Xi Jinping urges boosting development of military equipment system

( Source: Xinhua  )         2014-December-4 20:49

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), addresses a meeting of the armament work of the People's Liberation Army, which is held in Beijing, China, from Dec. 3 to 4, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

  BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged accelerating development of the military equipment system to serve the goal of building a strong army.

  Addressing a conference of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) on equipment, held here from Wednesday to Thursday, Xi said advanced weaponry is the embodiment of a modern army and a crucial support for national security and rejuvenation.

  The equipment system building should be information-led, and pay great attention to the weaponry's quality, said Xi.

  The equipment system building is now facing a period of strategic opportunities and at a key point for fast development, he noted.

Editor :  Zhang Tao