Liu Yongtan, the lead scientist on the Over-the-Horizon radar was given the nation’s top scientific honour on Tuesday. Photo: Weibo

Chinese navy’s new ‘compact’ radar will allow it to keep watch over an area the size of India

  • News of advanced Over-the-Horizon programme for carrier fleet emerges as senior researcher receives China’s top science award
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Liu Yongtan, the lead scientist on the Over-the-Horizon radar was given the nation’s top scientific honour on Tuesday. Photo: Weibo
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Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen

Stephen Chen investigates major research projects in China, a new power house of scientific and technological innovation. He has worked for the Post since 2006. He is an alumnus of Shantou University, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Semester at Sea programme which he attended with a full scholarship from the Seawise Foundation.