May 2007 - China Special Weapons News
- Beijing protests U.S. report on Chinese military power RIA Novosti 28 May 2007 -- Beijing has issued a strong protest to the U.S. following the publication of an annual report on China's military power, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday.
- U.S. Officials Call for Greater Openness by Chinese Military Washington File 25 May 2007 -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he wishes the Chinese leadership would talk more openly about its military strategy and what is driving its need
- Transcript: DoD Background Briefing with Defense Department Officials at the Pentagon 25 May 2007 -- Presenter: Defense Department Officials
- Report Documents Chinese Military Power, Calls for Transparency AFPS 25 May 2007 -- China must continue to make strides in military transparency as it moves forward to becoming a global power, Defense Department officials said here today.
- Pentagon Says China Working to Project Power Farther VOA 25 May 2007 -- The U.S. Defense Department has issued its annual report on China's military capability, citing continuing efforts to project Chinese power beyond its immediate region and to develop high-technology systems that can challenge the best in the world
- China to launch first Moon probe before year-end RIA Novosti 21 May 2007 -- China plans to launch a probe called Chang'e-1 that will fly to the Moon and enter lunar orbit before the end of the year, the director of the Chinese National Space Administration said Monday.
- China to Launch Moon Probe This Year VOA 20 May 2007 -- China's state media say Beijing plans to launch a lunar orbiter later this year.
- Russian nuclear contractor tests Tianwan NPP ahead of start-up RIA Novosti 15 May 2007 -- Russia's nuclear equipment export monopoly said Tuesday it had completed a 100-hour test of the first power unit of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China at nominal capacity before restarting it.
- US Commander Calls Chinese Interest in Aircraft Carriers 'Understandable' VOA 12 May 2007 -- The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific says China's interest in developing an aircraft carrier fleet is 'understandable,' and that the United States would be willing to help
- US, Chinese Military Officers Sharply Disagree Over Anti-Satellite Issue VOA 11 May 2007 -- Senior U.S. and Chinese military commanders sharply disagreed Friday on the impact of China's anti-satellite weapon test in January
- Atomstroyexport testing Tianwan NPP 1st unit at nominal capacity RIA Novosti 10 May 2007 -- Russia's nuclear equipment export monopoly said Thursday it has started a 100-hour test of the first power unit of the Tianwan nuclear power plant in China at nominal capacity.
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