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Aerospace & Defense Industries

China airshow trumpets domestic defense industry's ascent

Fighters, drones and other tech attract attention at home and abroad

ZHUHAI, China -- China's premier airshow opened Tuesday with the country's arms producers parading some of their most advanced military hardware.

Unveilings include the domestically developed J-16D "electronic warfare aircraft" and the WZ-7 high-altitude drone, used by the People's Liberation Army for border reconnaissance and patrol of territorial waters.

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