A naval parade of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy warships and aircraft is held in waters off China's port city of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on April 23, 2009. The parade displays 25 naval vessels and 31 aircraft of the PLA Navy, including at least one of the country's nuclear submarines, as part of a celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the...
The Xian JH-7 (Jian Hong-7; NATO reporting name Flounder), also known as the FBC-1 (Fighter/Bomber China-1) Flying Leopard, is a two-seater (tandem), twin-engine fighter-bomber in service with the People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF), and the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The main contractors are Xian Aircraft Industry Corporation (XAC) and the 603nd Aircraft Design I...
The Xian H-6 is a license-built version of the Soviet Tupolev Tu-16 twin-engine jet bomber, built for the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force.
Delivery of the Tu-16 to China began in 1958, and the Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation (XAC) signed a license production agreement with the USSR to build the type in the late 1950s. The first Chinese Tu-16, or "H-6" a...
New Chinese bases, some under the mountains, where new nuclear submarines can dock and be hidden from satellite imagery. There are several tunnels leading into the mountain and huge piers at which to dock warships.
The Liberation Tower is the tallest structure in Kuwait. Construction of the tower commenced before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. It was meant to be called The Kuwait Telecommunications Tower.
When the invasion took place, construction, which was almost half-way complete, was put on hold. However, the structure received no damage, and construction resumed after ...
1. Taipei 101, Taiwan
2. Petronas Towers, Malaysia
3. Sears Tower, USA
4. Jin Mao Tower, China
5. Two International Finance Centre, China
6. CITIC Plaza, China
7. Shun Hing Square, China
8. Empire State Building, USA
9. Central Plaza, China
10. Bank of China, China
These A numbers were written during WW II by the US Airforce on rooftops on a building in city and village in Greenland. They were used as guiding marks for pilots when whey flew from the USA to Europe or their bases in Greenland.
Today only a few are left. There are also an number building in Nuuk, Nanortalik, Kapisillit and Rodebay.