Eatup's Guide to China & The Far East - Part II

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    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/...rench-challenger-deepest-returns-science-sub/



    So, Director James Cameron dives 11km deep in the Mariana Trench using a "vertical torpedo" sub.

    Well, China's newest (horizontal) submarine, called the Rainbow Fish, which can hold 3 people, goes just as deep:


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    Chinese deep-sea explorer ship (mothership of the Rainbow Fish submarine from above) starts maiden voyage:

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    http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-07/12/c_135507650.htm

     
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    A little erratum: "Well, China's newest (horizontal) submarine, called the Rainbow Fish, which can hold 3 people, goes just as deep"

    The Rainbow Fish has a crew of 1-2 people.
     
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    Aizhai bridge, the world's most beautiful bridge (revisited):

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aizhai_Bridge


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    The very first two (serial no. 2101 & 2102) 5th gen. J-20 stealth fighters inducted into the PLA Air Force in 2016:

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    These are Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) models that have already undergone vigorous testings and multiple prototypes. Their configurations/capabilities:



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    The prototypes it took to get to the LRIP stage (their serial no.'s <2100):

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    More drone pictures of China:

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    High-speed trains in extremely cold regions of China:

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    The (maturing) Chinese military automotive industry:

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