COSTIND

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COSTINDCommission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (China)
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The COSTIND was dismantled in 2008, and its authority, except for the administration of nuclear electricity, was transferred to the newly established Minister of Industry and Information Technology ("MIIT").
(26.) COSTIND oversees standards work in five industries, including shipbuilding, nuclear power, aviation, space, and civilian products manufactured by the arms industry.
According to Agence France-Presse, COSTIND has a strong influence over the civilian industries that make a contribution towards Chinese defence.
Freeman met with General Liu Huaqing (a CMC Vice Chairman), General Chi Haotian (Defense Minister), LTG Xu Huizi (a Deputy Chief of General Staff), and LTG Huai Guomo (Vice Chairman of COSTIND).
To acquire militarily useful technology, such as space tracking, nuclear energy, and lasers, in 1986 Deng launched a sweeping effort called the "863 Program." (22) The 863 Program, managed by the State Commission of Science, Technology, and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND) and the State Science and Technology Commission (SSTC), was established as a mechanism to concentrate China's s science and technology establishment into seven key areas for long-term development.
In Information "Warfare and Training of Skilled Commanders, Lei Zhoumin describes information as a force multiplier and "a strategic resource more important than men, materials, and finances." (128) Chang Mengxiong, senior analyst in the Committee of Science, Technology, and Industry (COSTIND) Institute of Systems Engineering, predicts that in future high-tech wars, air and sea superiority will still be required, but information superiority will have to be won first.
COSTIND Committee on Science and Technology for National
The author is also wrong in his characterization of the development of the General Armaments Department from the Commission of Science, Technology, and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND).
and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND),(16) set up the U.S.-China
Freeman met with General Liu Huaqing (a Vice Chairman of the CMC), GeneralChi Haotian (Defense Minister), Lieutenant General Xu Huizi (Deputy Chief of General Staff),and Lieutenant General Huai Guomo (Vice Chairman of COSTIND).
Freeman met with General Liu Huaqing (a Vice Chairman of the CMC), General Chi Haotian (Defense Minister), Lieutenant General Xu Huizi (Deputy Chief of General Staff), and Lieutenant General Huai Guomo (Vice Chairman of COSTIND).
Sanctioned entities such as NORINCO and CMEC set up their own Internal Compliance Program (ICP), working with the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Commerce as well as the Commission of Science, Technology, and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND).