The senior designer also said his academy plans to develop a variant of the CH-4 that will be suitable for deployment on plateaus to conduct both military and civilian tasks. He said this plateau model will have a new engine, modified wings and reinforced landing gear.
China will move forward with a lifelong professional skills training system as part of its efforts to improve the competence of the nation's workforce and boost high-quality development, those at a State Council executive meeting presided over by Premier Li Keqiang decided on Wednesday.
"Compared with armed models, the civilian drones will have higher safety standards and lower production and operational costs," Shi said. "They also have many advantages compared with manned planes - they can be used day and night; they need less maintenance and fuel; and they can safely fly over hazardous or inaccessible areas without risks to humans. I can name more."
The reform of the medical sector has produced noticeable results. Within a short period of time, China was able to achieve the following: developing the world's largest basic medical insurance network that covers all citizens, providing insurance for patients of serious diseases, enabling patients to receive emergency medical services, and improving medical assistance. All this has provided institutional guarantee that patients have access to medical services. The state has gained effective control over serious infectious diseases, has kept the spread of AIDS at a low level, has achieved the tuberculosis control target of the UN's Millennium Goals ahead of schedule, has reduced the number of schistosome infections to the lowest level in history, and became a polio-free country in 2000. China set up the world's largest online direct reporting system of notifiable epidemics and public health emergencies in 2015, and the average reporting time has been shortened to four hours from five days before the introduction of the system.