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Drones, lasers, and tanks: China shows off its latest weapons

A peek at the arsenal at an arms fair in Dubai.

VT-4 China Tank IDEX 2017

Hongjian via China Defense Forum


The VT-4 tank is the most high-tech tank offered by China. It boasts increased balancing armor, firepower, protection, and sensors.

At the International Defense Exhibition and Conference, one of the world's largest arms fairs, weapons-makers from around the world show off their latest. At this year's show in Dubai, China flaunted a range of high-tech weaponry spread across over 16,000 square feet of floor space. Included: S-20 attack submarines, FC-31 stealth fighter jets, and updates to laser and drone weaponry.

Silent Hunter laser China Dubai IDEX 2017


Silent Hunter


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