Chen Bingde said the wind-21D missile defense weapons are being studied
Data for: DF-21 missiles, the PLA Second Artillery forces maneuver exercise
11 am, PLA Chief of General Staff Chen Bingde Bayi Building with visiting U.S. Joint Chiefs of 席麦克马伦 talks. After the talks, met with reporters, Chen Bingde on the South China Sea issue, China’s military development and other hot topic of media attention to answer a reporter’s question, that the U.S. should not intervene in the South China Sea, and introduced China’s aircraft carrier research and development aspects.
[South China Sea exercises]
the United States have been involved in the South China Sea disputes, real
Mullen is any Chairman of the Joint Chiefs after the first visit to China. 11 am, the U.S. military held a series of bilateral activities. Chen Bingde first before the August Building Mullen held a grand welcoming ceremony, accompanied him in reviewing a military honor guard, followed by the two sides began talks on a small scale. According to Chen Bingde briefing in this small-scale talks, the two sides discussed a total of four issues: first, the South China Sea, followed by the U.S. attitude toward political leaders, the third is the network security issues, the fourth is China’s military development. After this, large-scale talks between the two sides, the talks also jointly met with correspondents.
press conference started, Chen Bingde announced that he and Mullen after the large-scale and small-scale two rounds of talks, the two sides reached important consensus, but also exist between Chinese and U.S. militaries some differences. Chen Bingde stressed that the development of Sino-US military relations, the key is to trust each other, provided that mutual respect, mutual respect is not only a prerequisite for human interaction, but also frank exchanges between countries is an important prerequisite, he sincerely hopes that the U.S. to fully understand this.
Next, focus ChenBingDe talked about the South China Sea, which is that he and Mullen talks started in a small area on the first issue raised. Chen Bingde said: “The United States repeatedly expressed intention to intervene in the South China Sea dispute, but the U.S. both in form and in substance are sent contrary signals in the South China Sea with the Philippines and Vietnam to engage in military exercises, although in the past also been engaged, but engage in military exercises this sensitive period is extremely inappropriate. “
ChenBingDe stressed, I believe China and its neighboring countries have the capacity and wisdom to properly handle South China Sea issue, the United States not to worry about, not to worry. “General I and Mullen as the senior leadership of the two armies should have the responsibility and the relationship between the two armies have the ability to make its own contribution.”
[on the U.S. military reconnaissance]
U.S. warships machine has been very close
a reporter’s question, said the two sides discussed on the U.S. warships and aircraft in China Frequent surveillance of coastal issues? Chen Bingde said, this is indeed just talks of an important issue. He pointed out that recent U.S. military unmanned reconnaissance plane in China’s coastal waters from the China coast recently when only 16 nautical miles, “We know the division of territorial boundaries is 12 sea miles from the coastline, the scope of U.S. military reconnaissance plane came close to Chinese coast 16 sea miles indeed very near. “
ChenBingDe that the U.S. military, there is no need for China to conduct such surveillance, want U.S. troops from the overall situation of Sino-US military relations considerations, the overall situation of bilateral relations considerations, including taking into account the feelings of the Chinese people, reduce and stop such reconnaissance activity.
for Chen Bingde of the position, Mullen said this issue, the U.S. military and the Chinese side is also under discussion, this discussion hopes to enhance understanding. Analysts noted in this regard, Mullen did not give a clear answer on this issue the two sides battle will continue.
[on the U.S. military presence]
U.S. intention to build a new base in the South China Sea
otherwise Mullen said to the reporters questions, he said before his visit to U.S. troops in the South China Sea region to maintain long-term military presence, the long-term military presence in what form should the next step in the U.S. will build a new South China Sea military bases, if built, will be built in which country?
Mullen replied that he had to do a clarification, he was thought not mean in the South China Sea region to maintain long-term military presence, but to the entire Asia Pacific region to maintain long-term military presence . On military bases, he said the U.S. military has no intention to build new military bases in the South China Sea, he called the long-term military presence is to the South China Sea and the neighboring countries for military training, military exercises that some of the activities.
[on China's military development]
while several Chinese-made aircraft carrier has not set
in press conference, the Chinese military’s military development is the focus of reporters, including China’s aircraft carrier. Related issues in response to a reporter, Chen Bingde said, now reports on China’s aircraft carrier is already a lot, have the right to say almost, China imported from the Ukraine had a waste carrier, we have to be studied on this basis is also very valuable. As for China, while several aircraft carrier will be made, China’s leaders have not yet decided.
ChenBingDe also pointed out that the United States now has than a dozen aircraft carriers, while China has a no, with this level of development of China’s current strength did not match.
concern of the PLA on the new missile “wind”-21D, Chen Bingde admitted: “We are studying our weapons are defensive, not offensive. This high-tech weapons, the need lots of manpower, material and financial resources, which is constraining the development of our fundamental factors. “
mentioned the case of China’s military buildup, he said, although China’s military power developed rapidly in recent years, but We have to see China in the past for a long time policy of “armed forces to be patient” policy, now China’s military growth is a compensatory development. Chen Bingde not care about the level of military R & D of weapons behind, “China’s weapons and equipment funds invested only a fraction of the United States, the United States is the world’s most advanced weapons and equipment the country can be said that China’s weapons development has lagged behind the United States 20 to 30 years. “