Wednesday, November 30, 2011

India to send high-level army team to China in December

 India will send a high-level army delegation to China before the end of next month soon after the Annual Defence Dialogue (ADD) between the two countries on December 9 with an aim to improve the bilateral ties.
“Both sides will undertake a further round of delegation exchanges before December-end,” the Defence Ministry said in a release here.
The military delegation could be led either by a Lieutenant General or a Major General. The delegation will visit China after India and China hold the fourth round of their ADD in New Delhi on December 9.

China’s C-802A anti-ship missile defeated French Exocet in weapon market

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Size:  21.2 KBIndonesia navy confirmed that it has bought a large amount of C-802A anti-ship missiles from China. After several tests, they were very satisfied with the result. French Exocet was defeated in this procurement. The Strategy Page made a comparison between the two and concluded that French Exocet and China’s C-802A are similar in design and performance, but the former is more matured and has been in market for 30 years. The western media got a overwhelming acknowledgement that C-802A is not as good as French Exocet.

Russia To Discuss Missile Shield With Iran, China

Russia has announced plans to pursue talks with Iran and China about a global missile shield.
Ria Novosti reports that Russia’s representative to NATO, Dmitri Rogozin, will travel to China and Iran in mid-January to discuss the subject.

Mil Mi-17 Hip Helicopter Operations During Joint Military Exercise (YOUYI-IV) Friendship-IV

The Joint Military Exercise (YOUYI-IV) Friendship-IV involved 260 special forces soldiers from he Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)  and 280 SSG operators from the Pakistan Army.

Z-8 Helicopter Lands On Chinese Shi Lang (Ex-Varyag) Aircraft Carrier

Z-8 ASW/SAR/AEW helicopter lands on Chinese Shi Lang (Ex-Varyag) Aircraft Carrier. The Z-8 helicopter ws  developed by Changhe Aircraft Industrial Corporation (CHAIC). The Z-8 helicopter has a maximum take off weight of 13tonnes and max cruise speed of 248km/hr.

HongQi 7 (FM-90)Surface-to-Air Missile

The HongQi 7 (HQ-7) has been developed by China Academy of Defence Technology in the late 1980s and its improved variant HQ-7/FM-90 was introduced in 1998. Latest version of the HQ-7B/FM-90 uses indigenously developed 6 x 6 light armoured personnel carrier chassis.

Chinese L-15 Supersonic Lead-in Fighter Trainer

The L-15 supersonic lead-in fighter trainer (LIFT) has been developed by the Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG) to meet requirements of an advanced figher jet trainer for the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) . The  L-15 supersonic jet trainer was designed from he start to train the Chinese fighter pilot for the advance 4th and 5th generation fighter aircraft such as Su-27, Su-30, J-10A/S/B, J-11A/B/BS.

Assault Rifle - Chinese Type 95 (QBZ95) 5.8x42mm

The QBZ95 (also known as Type 95) 5.8mm assault rifle developed by ORINOCO is the standard military issue automatic weapon equipped by the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), the People’s Armed Police (PAP), and the Chinese law enforcement departments. The QBZ95 is offered in three variants: QBZ95 assault rifle, QBB95 squad automatic weapon, and QBZ95B carbine. These weapons, together with the QBU88 sniper rifle, formed a family of 5.8mm firearms, all sharing the a common bullpup design. Based on the QBZ95 design, NORINCO also developed a QBZ97 weapon family using NATO standard 5.56mm calibre for the export market.

Chinese Ships Leave North Korea After Anniversary Visit

Two Chinese naval vessels have left North Korea after a four-day visit, marking 50 years of friendship between the two countries.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

PLA senior officer meets Myanmar's commander of armed forces

China's Central Military Commission Xu Caihou met with Myanmar's Commander of the Armed Forces Min Aung Hlaing on Tuesday, expressing the hope to expand cooperation.

China refitted aircraft carrier plaatform sets for 2and trila

 Chima aircraft carrier sailed for its second sea trial on Tuesday for relevant scientific research and experiments, Chinese Ministry of National Defense said in a press release.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Chinese Military cannot challenge the U.S.

There are concerns about the Chinese military challenging that of the United States but to ease this concern a top general of the Chinese army,

Chinese Navy destroyer

The Chinese Navy contains 250,000 sailors, 63 submarines, 18 destroyers and 34 frigates. The navy is relatively weak compared to the United States.

The Naval Dispute between China and USA

Here are two photos taken from onboard the Chinese vessels involved in the recent naval dispute between the U.S. Navy acoustic research ship USNS Impeccable and five Chinese vessels in the South China Sea. They were posted on the Chinese Internet.

A little drama never hurt no body.

China Navy's West Pac drill in international waters draws little notice outside of Asia but the reaction from Japan is once again over-the-top.. Just love that Einstein look alike actor/naval expert they used on TV.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Chengdu J-10 Fighter Aircraft

Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie said over a dinner after bilateral defense talks last Sunday that China has never showed the J-10 base to any foreign visitors before, a Defense Ministry official said.The opening of the base to our delegation is seen as an expression of China's will to expand exchange and cooperation between the two militaries.

China navy to carry out Pacific exercises

China navy to carry out Pacific exercises
Washington (SANA)China’s navy will carry out exercises in the Pacific Ocean in the coming days, amid continuing tension over maritime disputes in the region.

India and China cancel border talks

India and China have cancelled sensitive border talks to avoid an embarrassing clash with a Buddhist conference in Delhi attended by the Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, according to the Indian

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Chinese Women Marines

Recently, the female soldiers of  Amphibious Reconnaissance Force team of Chinese Marine Corps in the South China Sea adaptation training.

China’s new H-8 bomber

China's new H-8 bomber
China has been studied more than ten years of stealth strategic bombers – the H-8 cruise missiles, heavy bombers. In fact, the resident near Xi’an, people may already have some experience, when night fell, there will always see taking off from a nearby airport Yanliang large aircraft, driving a red, blue and green navigation lights, near Xi’an, sky flight, that is our new routine H-8 aircraft in flight (as distinct from the same time, flight of the H-6 aircraft, the flight was marked by significantly faster than the H-6 aircraft). I have personally seen, then, H-8 aircraft is what kind of aircraft? H-8 aircraft, have adopted what advanced technology?

China WZ-10 helicopter anti-tank missiles

Chinese Air Helicopter Co. (AVIC Helicopter Co., Also known as AVIC helicopter, English as Avicopter) medium helicopter out of EC-175/Z-15 joint R & D side project – the European helicopter company
(Eurocopter), do a decision: for the direct -15 China Helicopters (ie Z-15) with a domestic power plant.

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WZ-10 attack helicopter

WZ-10 attack helicopter design draws on aspects of foreign attack helicopters advantages, the use of attack helicopters foreign popular layout, the implementation of the 5 leaf pulp single rotor, tandem cockpit, the striker front, the driver in the post, Introduced between the two bullet-proof glass separating the cockpit. Tandem cockpit layout is very close to the A129, the whole of the windscreen by the four faces of hexagonal form. Horizontal and vertical perspective view with the A129 are almost equal, with the latter’s field of vision of 260 degrees horizontal and vertical field of view of -34 ~ +56 degrees.
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China QW-1(MANPAD )Missile.

The China developed QW-1 MANPAD(Qian wei in Chinese)isan all-aspect man- portable surface to air missile.....

Friday, November 25, 2011

Type 88 (QJY 88) general purpose machine gun (China)

Type 88 (QJY 88) GPMG on tripod, with belt box attached.
 Type 88 (QJY 88) GPMG on tripod, with belt box attached.

14.5 mm QJG 02 heavy machine gun (PR China)

14.5 mm QJG 02 heavy machine gunon AA mount.
 14.5 mm QJG 02 heavy machine gunon AA mount.

KPV-14.5 heavy machine gun (CHINA)

Vladimirov KPV-14.5 heavy machinegun on Kharanin-designed wheeled mount, right side; the scope mount isa recent addition and is non-standard.
  KPV-14.5 heavy machinegun on Kharanin-designed wheeled mount, right side; the scope mount isa recent addition and is non-standard.
 Vladimirov KPV-14.5 heavy machinegun on Kharanin-designed wheeled mount, left side.
  KPV-14.5 heavy machinegun on Kharanin-designed wheeled mount, left side.
Vladimirov KPV-14.5 heavy machine gun on Kharanin-designed wheeled mount, view on the receiver and controls.
  KPV-14.5 heavy machine gun on Kharanin-designed wheeled mount, view on the receiver and controls.
 ZPU-4 quad mount with fourKPVT-14,5 machine guns.
 ZPU-4 quad mount with fourKPVT-14,5 machine 
KPVT-14,5 tank / armored vehicleheavy machine gun.
 KPVT-14,5 tank / armored vehicleheavy machine gun.

Caliber 14.5x115 mm
Weight 49.1 (gun body, KPV) + 105 (wheeled infantry mount) or 39 (infantrytripod)
Length 2000 mm
Length ofbarrel 1350 mm
Feeding belt40 or 50 rounds

Rate of fire 600rounds per minute

China navy's frogmen training in the sea, new underwater pistol disclosed

Frogman team with new diving equipment, carrying underwater rifles and pistols, quietly sneaked into the sea, shot underwater targets, and later secretly penetrated to the target beach, completed the reconnaissance mission

Chinese 95 Rifle, Cool!

Data for QBZ-95 (QBZ-97 in parenthesizes, where differs from QBZ-95)

China Baits

The China Navy is keeping all those old Shanghai / Hainan class patrol boats around.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

China’s new service rifle: QBZ-95G

These are the first photos I have seen of the updated QBZ-95 rifle, which is speculated to enter front-line service later this year.

Chinese EM351( NDM-86)

The Chinese NDM-86 is manufactured at the Jing-An arsenal number 26 (a P.R.C. Ministry of Public Security manufacturer) and has a military designation of Type-79 (adopted in 1979) or Type-85 depending on which optical sight is used. The rifle is distributed by Norinco Equipment and is sold as both the NDM-86 and EM-351 and is chambered for the 7.62x54R rimmed cartridge.