The Heat: China’s military progress

The Heat

The Heat: China’s military progress

From the largest military aircraft in the world to its first overseas logistic base in Djibouti, China’s military looks towards the future. What is the role of China’s armed forces as Beijing continues to rise in global influence?

Days before China’s military celebrates its anniversary, China announced the largest seaplane in the world will join the fleet in the People’s Liberation Army. The PLA has also recently unveiled the largest military aircraft in the world, the Y-20 plane, and continued construction on its first overseas supply port.

CCTV’s Tang Bo reports on the latest news.

For an overview on China’s military:

    • Teng Jianqun , who served in the PLA for 25 years and is now Director of the Department for American Studies at China Institute of International Studies.
The Heat: China’s military progress PT 1

The Heat: China’s military progress PT 1

From the largest military aircraft in the world to its first overseas logistic base in Djibouti, China’s military looks towards the future. What is the role of China’s armed forces as Beijing continues to rise in global influence? CCTV’s Tang Bo reports on the latest news. For an overview on China’s military: Teng Jianqun , who served in the PLA for 25 years and is now Director of the Department for American Studies at China Institute of International Studies.

Tonight’s panel takes a look at China’s military:

  • Zou Yue, head of the anchor team for CCTV International and host of China 24.
  • Vasily Kashin, senior researcher at the Far Eastern Studies Institute.
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The Heat: China’s military progress PT 2

What is the role of China’s armed forces as Beijing continues to rise in global influence? Tonight’s panel takes a look at China’s military and is joined by Zou Yue, head of the anchor team for CCTV International and host of China 24, and Vassily Kashin, senior researcher at the Far Eastern Studies Institute.

  • China Warrior

    China defensive forces are for real defensive purposes only, unlike the Americans who are for offensive and invasions.