The growth of Asian military power

All countries try to constantly increase its military power, and the Asian countries in this regard are no exception. The martial art is perfected in endless and minor and major clashes between Asian countries. In turn, these ongoing conflict encourage governments to pay more attention to the development of its armed forces and military industry. Most of all in this case succeeded China - its armed forces today are the largest in the entire world. Active military service in China today is 2 250 000 people (that is, the number of troops in China is almost equal to the population of a country such as Latvia). Meanwhile, China continues to increase military spending, saying that it is done solely for the purposes of national security.

1. Structure of Chinese soldiers at the Expo 2010 Shanghai China, held in May 1 to October 31, 2010 October 1. (PHILIPPE LOPEZ / AFP / Getty Images)

2.Politseyskie Tiananmen Square. During the session of the supreme legislative body of China - the National People's Congress, held every year in the House of the People in Tiananmen Square, the largest square in the world closed to the public. 11 March 2010. (FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP / Getty Images)

3. An employee of the Chinese Air Force, on the number of aircraft that is ranked third in the world, standing at his post after the end of military air show in the city of Tianjin. During the show the Chinese multi-role fighters Chengdu J-10, also called the "rapid dragons", showed the audience their flying skill. (FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP / Getty Images)

4. Before the start of the new semester at the largest University of China, Peking University, students learn fire safety measures. Beijing on August 22. (AFP / AFP / Getty Images)


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