Since 2003, CSGC has vigorously implemented the talent strengthening enterprise strategy and continuously intensified the effect of high talents leading and talents gathering, and its independent innovation capacity and overall competitiveness has been significantly improved. In 2009, the total company revenues and profits respectively reached RMB 197.1 billion and RMB5.21 billion. At present, 10 national technology centers and aboratories, 26 technology centers on provincial or ministry level have been established; patent application and authorization have been ranking first for many successive years among central enterprises, the first in defense-related science, technology and industry, and total more than 4500 pieces of valid patents.