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China parades its latest weapons

PLA marks its 86th anniversary as government uses the occasion to show off its latest military hardware.

Last Modified: 01 Aug 2013 10:34
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The founding of the People's Liberation Army is being celebrated across China.
 
To mark the 86th anniversary, China has been putting its military on parade, having more to show off this year, than ever before.

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Hong Kong.

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