Parade Marks 60 Years of Chinese Navy

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Chinese President Hu Jintao (1st L), aboard the Chinese Navy destroyer Shijiazhuang, reviewed warships and aircraft in a landmark naval parade off the coast of Qingdao Thursday afternoon, April 23, 2009.

China concluded a four-day celebration for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Thursday, with an unprecedented parade of PLA Navy warships and an international fleet review.

The PLA Navy parade, the fourth staged in China since 1949, but the first on such a large and international scale, displayed 25 of the PLA Navy's vessels, including two nuclear-powered submarines, and 31 naval aircraft.

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