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China's biggest air show highlights homegrown technology

A CH-4 long endurance drone is displayed at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition  in Zhuhai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A CH-4 long endurance drone is displayed at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai. REUTERS/Aly Song

A CH-4 long endurance drone is displayed at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs. REUTERS/Aly Song

A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs. REUTERS/Aly Song

A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man sits next to a model of a shore-based launch vehicle for anti-ship missiles. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man sits next to a model of a shore-based launch vehicle for anti-ship missiles. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man sits next to a model of a shore-based launch vehicle for anti-ship missiles. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors look at model weapons. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors look at model weapons. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors look at model weapons. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A WZ-8 high-altitude drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A WZ-8 high-altitude drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A WZ-8 high-altitude drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People walk past the HQ-9BE air and missile defense weapon system. REUTERS/Aly Song

People walk past the HQ-9BE air and missile defense weapon system. REUTERS/Aly Song

People walk past the HQ-9BE air and missile defense weapon system. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors walk past military aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors walk past military aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors walk past military aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A display of the VT4 main battle tank. REUTERS/Aly Song

A display of the VT4 main battle tank. REUTERS/Aly Song

A display of the VT4 main battle tank. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors examine weapons on display.   REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors examine weapons on display. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors examine weapons on display. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors stand by a J-16D electronic warfare aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand by a J-16D electronic warfare aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand by a J-16D electronic warfare aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors stand near a CM-401 anti-ship missile weapon system. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a CM-401 anti-ship missile weapon system. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a CM-401 anti-ship missile weapon system. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors stand near a screen showing Chinese military equipment near a sign marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a screen showing Chinese military equipment near a sign marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a screen showing Chinese military equipment near a sign marking the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A Wing Loong I drone.   REUTERS/Aly Song

A Wing Loong I drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Wing Loong I drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors stand near a WS-64 multiple rocket launcher system. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a WS-64 multiple rocket launcher system. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a WS-64 multiple rocket launcher system. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A visitor poses with a Y-20 heavy transport aircraft.  
 REUTERS/Aly Song

A visitor poses with a Y-20 heavy transport aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

A visitor poses with a Y-20 heavy transport aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People stand next to CS/LK4 close-in defense remote control weapon system displayed at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, or Airshow China, in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

People stand next to CS/LK4 close-in defense remote control weapon system displayed at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, or Airshow China, in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

People stand next to CS/LK4 close-in defense remote control weapon system displayed at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, or Airshow China, in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, China September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Models of People's Liberation Army (PLA) equipment, which took part in the 2019 parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, are seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song

Models of People's Liberation Army (PLA) equipment, which took part in the 2019 parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, are seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song

Models of People's Liberation Army (PLA) equipment, which took part in the 2019 parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of the People's Republic of China, are seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A Twin-Tailed Scorpion drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Twin-Tailed Scorpion drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Twin-Tailed Scorpion drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors stand near a JH-7AII fighter-bomber. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a JH-7AII fighter-bomber. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a JH-7AII fighter-bomber. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A KJ-500 early warning aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

A KJ-500 early warning aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

A KJ-500 early warning aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors look at a J-16D electronic warfare aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors look at a J-16D electronic warfare aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors look at a J-16D electronic warfare aircraft. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man watches the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team perform. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man watches the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team perform. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man watches the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team perform. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team. REUTERS/Aly Song

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team. REUTERS/Aly Song

Members of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A model of a GJ-11 stealth armed reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A model of a GJ-11 stealth armed reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A model of a GJ-11 stealth armed reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A 609 intelligence radar of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). REUTERS/Aly Song

A 609 intelligence radar of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). REUTERS/Aly Song

A 609 intelligence radar of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). REUTERS/Aly Song
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Models of Long March rockets for China's space missions are seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song

Models of Long March rockets for China's space missions are seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song

Models of Long March rockets for China's space missions are seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Visitors stand near a model of a WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a model of a WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

Visitors stand near a model of a WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A security member stands next to military vehicles on display. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security member stands next to military vehicles on display. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security member stands next to military vehicles on display. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A GJ-2 armed reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A GJ-2 armed reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A GJ-2 armed reconnaissance drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team perform. REUTERS/Aly Song

Jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team perform. REUTERS/Aly Song

Jets of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Red Falcon aerobatic team perform. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A J-10 fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Bayi aerobatic team. REUTERS/Aly Song

A J-10 fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Bayi aerobatic team. REUTERS/Aly Song

A J-10 fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force Bayi aerobatic team. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People walk past models of missiles and military vehicles. REUTERS/Aly Song

People walk past models of missiles and military vehicles. REUTERS/Aly Song

People walk past models of missiles and military vehicles. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A model of Chinese Mars rover Zhurong, part of China's Tianwen-1 space mission, is seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song

A model of Chinese Mars rover Zhurong, part of China's Tianwen-1 space mission, is seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song

A model of Chinese Mars rover Zhurong, part of China's Tianwen-1 space mission, is seen displayed. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A Wing Loong II armed drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Wing Loong II armed drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A Wing Loong II armed drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A WL-1D drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A WL-1D drone. REUTERS/Aly Song

A WL-1D drone. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A model of the return capsule for China's manned space missions. REUTERS/Aly Song

A model of the return capsule for China's manned space missions. REUTERS/Aly Song

A model of the return capsule for China's manned space missions. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs. REUTERS/Aly Song

A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs. REUTERS/Aly Song

A J-20 stealth fighter jet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force performs. REUTERS/Aly Song
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