China’s Air Force 60th Anniversary Conference will be held today (map)
11 5 March, to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the PLA Air Force, Air Force weapons Exhibition in China Aviation Museum unveiled to the media. Tomita agency issued photo
11 5 March, to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the PLA Air Force Air Force weapons Exhibition will be 15 open to the public. Tomita photo
agency issued Nov. 11 (Xinhua) November 11 is the 60th anniversary of the PLA Air Force, the military, according to previously disclosed information, the Air Force’s 60th anniversary celebrations will be held today . Air Force will be invited to different periods of construction and development units and heroes personal representatives, and representatives of female pilots in 1100 participants. During the meeting, for the Air Force has been awarded the honorary title of hero award “Air Force heroes medal.” While this medal is the 60th anniversary of the Air Force, designed specifically for the recognition of heroes. In addition, consultants will be invited to participate in more than the Air Force Academy.
celebrate the Air Force held a series of activities, “six decades”
addition to the celebration meeting, the Air Force recently held a series of celebration activities to arouse attention of the community safety and airspace space security, building a strong awareness of the Air Force, Air Force, to show the world China “open, confident, cooperation,” the image.
them, “Peace and Development International Forum” 6 – 7, held in Beijing, 35 countries, 24 Air Force, Air Force leaders and 11 leaders attended. This is the first time in Air Force history. Chinese President and CMC Chairman Hu Jintao met with various countries in the Air Force delegation stressed that China will continue to uphold peace, development, the concept of cooperation, adhere to peaceful development and utilization of space, and actively participate in international space security cooperation, promote common development and mutual benefit win, safe and harmonious space environment, promote human lofty cause of peace and development.
Hu reiterated that China will unswervingly take the road of peaceful development, adhere to the principles of peaceful coexistence on the basis of developing friendly cooperation with all countries, is committed to promoting the building of lasting peace, common prosperity and harmonious world . China will unswervingly adhere to a defensive national defense policy, never engage in military expansion and arms race, will not pose a military threat to any country.
Chinese air force commander Xu Qiliang in the forum concluded that the forum was held, is conducive to the Air Force the world to promote understanding, enhance friendship, promote cooperation and seek common development, proposed the use of peaceful development the idea of ??space, not only that the world is full of friendly cooperation between the Air Force’s energy, and beckons to all countries work together to overcome challenges in the Air Force, for a better future aspirations and confidence.
In addition, the Air Force is still in the China Aviation Museum Exhibition weapons and equipment, mainly in the collection of air weaponry as the carrier, the Air Force to grow and develop to show the development history and combat a new level. China Aviation Museum is the world’s top five largest in Asia, the country’s only major professional aviation museum, it shows the Air Force 60 years of construction and development achievements also shows the history of the Air Force transformation efforts and dreams.
the same time, the Air Force airport in the suburbs of Beijing held a static display of Air Force weaponry. Participate in the display equipment to the Air Force to attend the National Day military parade in the capital equipment-based, air marshals -2000, -200 air marshals, the H-oil-6, H-6H, J-11, F-10A, J-10 two-seater machine, JH-7A, F-8D, F-8F, J-7GB, teach-8, straight-8K, red -9 surface to air missile launchers and other weapons systems full debut. The main equipment are all Air Force research and development of China’s own, marking the Chinese Air Force has formed a third-generation main battle equipment as the backbone of the air combat systems, combat skills to a qualitative leap.
opportunity to celebrate high-profile statements by air and space strategy
from the world’s new military reform trend, the military competition is being transferred to the field of aerospace, military construction of air and space power to keep the direction of expansion. In a sense, control of space, the control of the land, sea and electromagnetic space, to grasp the strategic initiative. Now, not only the world’s major powers to adjust the Air Force is stepping up its military strategy, the Air Force has also been introduced in some developing countries the strategic transformation of the new initiatives, and actively seize the strategic high ground in the new revolution in military affairs.
Central Military Commission, recently said the Air Force commander Xu Qiliang, the face of the space field to compete with the new situation, how to build a construction and development of China needs commensurate with the development needs of the space age in line with conducive to maintaining regional stability and world peace, the air force, which is required every Air Force person with a serious thought and action to answer an urgent task.
Xu Qiliang said that in future China will adhere to Air Force air and space, both offensive and defensive strategy, continually improve the reconnaissance, early warning, air combat, air and missile defense, strategic projection, as well as the ability to perform diverse military tasks , from mechanization to information technology to achieve change, and strive to become an air force able to respond to various security threats and to adapt to win local wars under conditions of information and accomplish diverse military tasks require a major strategic power.
this regard, the media commented that by celebrating the 60th anniversary of the opportunity to express his high-profile Chinese Air Force air and space strategy, internal expectations of public recognition, foreign to the international community a clear voice. 30 Yu delegation to Beijing to attend the Air Force Air Force International Forum on Peace and Development, also discussed the Chinese Air Force’s “common space to establish new security concept”, “common space to establish norms and order” five ideas .
open to reform, especially after the 1990s, the gradual rise of China’s aviation, independent research and development of aviation weapons and equipment to be continuous improvement, continuous improvement; national interest in overseas expansion, when the party and state leaders assess the situation and look at the new worldwide wave of revolution in military affairs, made the Air Force from “air-defense” to “both offensive and defensive type”.
with China’s aerospace industry continue to make brilliant achievements, with the rise of China’s comprehensive national strength, especially with the “air and space,” an unprecedented fusion of the national strategic interests, China has recently proposed new Air Force strategic change , namely: from “both offensive and defensive” to “air and space, both offensive and defensive type”. The Chinese Air Force into a third strategic change, and so far the most profound historical changes.
parties praised the Chinese Air Force is more open and more confident
multinational Air Force Air Force leaders to visit China, the Chinese Air Force, “International Peace and Development Forum” an important element.
Chinese Air Force to attend the 60th anniversary celebration of the 32 Air Force leaders, 9th Air Force to visit China’s Shandong Province, praised China’s economic achievements and the Air Force degree of openness, expressed to strengthen exchanges and cooperation will.
Pakistan Air Force Chief of Staff, Admiral Suleiman said that the Chinese Air Force is a professional and powerful military, the Air Force for more open, showing its confidence. I believe the Chinese armed forces in maintaining regional security will play an important role.
the first time to China to visit the United States Air Force, Air Force Commander Carrier will be thirteen, the openness of the Chinese Air Force appreciated. He said Obama will visit China, US-China relations will be further development, but also reached between the United States armed forces a lot of consensus on bilateral military exchanges will be further activated. This is to safeguard regional and world peace and stability is important.
recently Hong Kong, “Wen Wei Po” also published an article that ushered in the Chinese Air Force 60th anniversary of founding, the Air Force from the Summit Forum held in various countries, to the static exhibition of weapons and equipment from Air New Museum expansion to demonstrate to the general public more weapons, the Chinese Air Force, especially in the last 60 years to 10 years, its strength and equipment levels have been a qualitative leap, even more gratifying to praise is a powerful accountable, more confident, more open image of the Air Force has been established.
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Air Force on November 11, 1949.
1949 年 至 1953, been set up in the Central Military Commission Air Force, Military Air Force leadership organs, the formation of fighter, bombing, assault, reconnaissance, transportation, aviation, airborne troops and a group of institutions, and the formation of the Chinese People’s Volunteers Air Force participated in the Korean War combat.
1957, the Air Force and Air Defense Force merged, the implementation of air defense-in-one system.
20 1960s and 1970s, defining priorities and guiding the development of air defense forces, and gradually developed into a land-based air defense.
90 years, the Air Force to enter the period of rapid growth, gradually fitted out a third-generation combat aircraft, surface to air missiles and a number of third-generation information technology more advanced weapons and equipment to strengthen the strategic theory of the core military theories, established the offensive and defensive strategic thinking, the Air Force began its transition from territorial air defense to both offensive and defensive changes.
after 60 years of construction, the Air Force has initially developed into a multi-arm, the strategic military services, with a strong air defense and air offensive capability, certain long-range precision strike, and strategic projection.
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