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China planning to step up use of civilian know-how under drive to make military a modern fighting force

China is set to step up its plans to integrate civilian and military technology under its drive to modernise the armed forces, according to the latest five-year plan.The development plan, which was unveiled at this month’s meeting of the National People’s Congress, includes pledges to increase programmes to upgrade its weapons systems, improve its joint combat capabilities and encourage private enterprises to work with the defence industry.The drive to integrate civilian and military technology…

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