The DR-8 supersonic reconnaissance drone is seen in a military parade rehearsal in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Handout

China unveils supersonic spy drone during National Day military parade rehearsal

  • Expect ‘exciting new weaponry on show’ during event marking 70th anniversary of founding of People’s Republic, analyst says
  • At least two types of advanced unmanned aerial vehicle likely to take part
Topic |   China military

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The DR-8 supersonic reconnaissance drone is seen in a military parade rehearsal in Beijing on Saturday. Photo: Handout
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Military vehicles take to the streets of Beijing in preparation for the October 1 anniversary parade. Photo: Reuters

Beijing bans kites, pigeon flying in preparation for China’s 70th anniversary parade

  • Balloons, drones also grounded as government imposes two-week restriction ahead of October 1 celebrations to mark founding of People’s Republic
  • More than 100,000 people expected to take part in ‘mass pageantry’ in Tiananmen Square
Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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Military vehicles take to the streets of Beijing in preparation for the October 1 anniversary parade. Photo: Reuters
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