April 7, 2020 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “Lafayette has upgraded counterfeit state-of-the-art, behind the scenes there are faction elders and arms dealers?” Yiqing, the Navy Command stated today (7) that the content of the report is purely speculative and not factual. The explanation is as follows:
1. The preparations for the establishment of various naval weapons and equipment are based on the enemy’s threats and the national military’s joint combat strength planning and guidance, and they are processed after careful evaluation. In principle, the Chinese Academy of Sciences should first develop and complete the operational evaluations and meet the military’s operational requirements. Lord, to promote the whole case.
2. The equipment needed for this case was prepared (purchased) in accordance with combat needs. The entire case was implemented in accordance with the construction operation regulations. The content of the report is not factual and is hereby clarified.
3. Call on the media to do their best to verify, and not to make assumptions and reports, and confuse the public. Our army will continue to uphold a cautious and rigorous attitude and promote various projects to prepare for the establishment of a naval combat force in line with defense operations, and call for the support of the Chinese people.