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China Develops Fire Suppression Missiles[Jul 29, 2015]

China Aerospace Science & Industry Corp (CASIC), the country's largest missile manufacturer, has developed a new missile to put out fire in tall buildings. Special fire trucks equipped with the missiles made their debut in the just-concluded Civil-military Integration Development Exhibition of Technology and Industry for National Defence this July.

Beidou;satellite;navigation system

Two More Satellites for China's Beidou[Jul 27, 2015]

China has launched another two satellites as part of its Beidou satellite navigation system. Beidou is currently centered on the Asia Pacific region but is expected to cover the entire globe by 2020. The project began in 1994, but it was not until 2000 that the first satellite was launched. By 2012, a regional network had taken shape, with the system providing navigation and short message services in China and several other Asian countries.


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