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PLA infantrymen now have powerful rifles, but still lag US

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who also heads the Central Military Commission, reportedly tried out a powerful new rifle worth half a million yuan (US$78,000) during his recent visit to an infantry combat team under the People’s Liberation Army’s Central Theater Command. The big gun, part of the PLA’s QTS-11 system, is the result of a […]