Hu, who released a short statement outlining the goals of his visit, was given a 21-gun salute as part of an official welcoming ceremony, she said.
It will be followed by a fly-past by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Dakota, a display by pipers and a military salute .
A large media presence and a gun salute only enhanced the occasion.
In a final mark of respect, a rescue helicopter circled low over the bay, dropped a wreath into the sea, and dipped its nose in salute to those on the headland.
When the jet reached Manchester Airport, the aircraft's wings were tipped in salute to its new home before circling and touching down.
A pair of Japanese soldiers stand at attention on either side of the canvas, their arms raised in a military salute .
we salute a truly great photographer
don't you usually salute a superior officer?
Let's all salute an achievement of truly monumental proportions.
he acknowledged the salute of the policeman on duty