Saturday, 31 December 2011

China to release war simulation video game used by the army

China plans to release a war simulation video game for its public, called the Glorious Mission that reportedly targets US troops.

 The "red" game made headlines earlier this year as the first video game training simulation for China's armed forces. The trailer of the first-person shooter war simulation game and its videos had become popular on the microblog networks.

Friday, 30 December 2011

China new 052C destroyer for the aircraft carrier Varyag





 
052C destroyer' head main artillery, anti-aircraft missile vertical launchers and near artillery

New satellites to extend China's military reach



A float with a model featuring satellite is displayed during a  parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing October 1, 2009.   REUTERS/David Gray
China this week reached a milestone in its drive to master the military use of space with the launch of trials for its Bedouin satellite global positioning network, a move that will bring it one step closer to matching U.S. space capabilities.

Home for the new year.


The fuel truck is gone.

Thursday, 29 December 2011

hinese netizens think that the Japanese overreaction to Chinese navy training


Chinese naval ships in international waters in the western Pacific Plan for routine training, and in a few days ago crossed through the Japanese island of Okinawa and the high seas between the Miyako Island waterways. However, this has caused Japan's "concern", the Japanese right-wing media is advocating tough with China, saying the United States and Japan should prevent the Chinese navy's ocean-going training for normalization. World Wide Web do survey respondents over Jiucheng users that Japan's "overreaction."



Wednesday, 28 December 2011

The Chinese Air Force J-11B and Su-35

Legend of the so-called F-11B model for the national production: The main system is made, which are: flight control implementing agencies, avionics, weapons, power, body structure,


Monday, 26 December 2011

U.S. worried about China will copy the technology of stealth UAV RQ-170


The loss of a U.S. RQ-170 stealth drone over eastern Iran has led to speculation that the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) will eventually find its way into Chinese hands. Access to the drone could allow China to use reverse engineering to incorporate key technologies into its own indigenous aerospace systems and to develop countermeasures that would make it harder for U.S. stealth UAVs and aircraft to operate near China. Iran has significant political, military, and financial incentives to provide such access, reversing the usual flow of technology from China to Iran.


PLA's Dongfeng warriors military off-road vehicle



Dongfeng Warriors is a off-road vehicle mainly used for military produced by China's Dongfeng Motor Corporation, its style and appearance is similar to the U.S. Hummer vehicles, the vehicles have long head of the first two series of short, single-double soft and hard top, slip back hard and soft top, hard top van, high hard top eight major models. One single row of soft-top model of the tarp, removable side windows, windshield mounted light after overturned, heavy machine guns, soft and hard top are placed inside the central station and pedal, the installation of heavy machinery can be high at the top of the grenade machine turntable launcher weapons, missile launch platform after the box has to form lightweight, high mobility wheeled combat systems.






Chinese navy forces carry out anti-pirate exercise



Chinese navy along the Gulf of Aden and Somalia seas. On Sunday, the tenth escort team has carried out anti-pirate exercises, while on their 404th mission.

Sunday, 25 December 2011

China has the ability to reverse crack the technology of U.S. RQ-170 UAV




China can come into contact with the US-made RQ-170 Stealth reconnaissance from Iran, China most likely get  top-secret technology of American through reverse engineering.


UAV RQ-170 U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan 

Recently there are rumors that China may eventually be exposed to intercept Iranian UAV RQ-170, if this happens, China will be expected to master a number of key technologies and use them for their aerospace plan, including the development of the Chinese border to detect flew stealth fighters and unmanned aerial vehicles of the United States counter-measures. Some experts believe that both from a political perspective, or from the military and economic point of view, Iran has enough power to share RQ-170 with China.

Iran showed the U.S. RQ-170 UAV that was captured 

Although Iranian officials claim that Iraq had the ability to break the RQ-170 stand-alone technology, but experts believe that Iraq may not have such capabilities. And allow access to RQ-170 Chinese experts will obviously benefit from Iran - which will likely get more from the Chinese military technology, while the nuclear issue because of the confrontation with the West have to get China's diplomatic support.

From the early 1980s, China has been a reliable arms supplier Iran. China provided Iran with a wide variety of military equipment, including light-duty J -7 fighter aircraft, high-speed patrol boats and anti-ship missiles, while China's ballistic missile program, Iran has also provided assistance. While in China between 2000 and 2010 arms exports to Iraq has declined over the previous 10 years, but China continues to help Iran develop a number of major weapons programs. Iranian media have reported that Russian and Chinese officials have made contact with the U.S. UAV's request.

In the relationship between China and the former Soviet Union broke down in 1960, China began to actively use the reverse engineering approach to improve its Soviet-made weapons and equipment. In addition, China via a third country access to several types of American aircraft and aerospace technology. One of the most notable example is the Chinese who come into contact with the US-Pakistan air force F-16 fighter. Although it is difficult for Chinese people to understand the extent of F-16 to make judgments, but by some public analysis of the material, the Chinese people fully able to understand in detail the structure of this US-made fighter. The Islamabad is also possible to provide China with some of the F-16 subsystems, and to protect the latter study in detail the structure of this aircraft.

In the last two decades, China's military aviation sector has made considerable progress and has been able to develop very complex aerospace systems. Therefore, China is fully capable of RQ-170 for imitation. For example, Chinese-made J -10 fighter jet extensively uses modern metal alloys and composite materials, while the prototype of J -20 stealth fighter appeared once again proved that China has the ability to use new types of aircraft structures stealth technology.

China fielded small batch of high-speed reconnaissance aircrafts, which have strong combat capability


Chinese air force and naval air force has begun to equip small batch of the new F-8FR reconnaissance aircrafts.
F-8FR reconnaissance aircraft is researched on the base of the F-8F fighter. the difference from earlier F-8R, J-8FR on the 23 mm cannon were removed, replaced by the photographic equipment.


In addition to reconnaissance tasks, J-8FR still have a strong combat capability. The aircraft can carry PL-8 and PL-12 missile. In addition, J-8FR way can be extended by air refueling flight distance.

China’s Fifth-Generation Fighter- Snow Owl Jet Project Of AVIC Shenyang Aircraft Corporation




China's fifth generation fighter
China’s fifth generation fighter development stage may have entered the wind tunnel experiment. At least two heavy stealth fighter aircraft Co., Ltd. Shenyang wind tunnel experiments are carried out. SAC Power Machinery Factory has been completed related to the assembly of electronic devices. Shenyang Aircraft Design Institute is currently strained to the relevant flight test data analysis, on the whole Chinese Five Su-27 air in the absorption machine layout based on the further optimization is currently in an embryonic stage.

Friday, 23 December 2011

China's rise gets a new dimension: Military bases abroad

Helicopters accompany the Chinese Jiangwei II naval frigate Mianyang during an international fleet review to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Liberation Army Navy in Qingdao, Shandong
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China realises that its maritime strength will give it the strategic leverage it needs to emerge as the regional hegemon and a potential superpower, says Harsh V Pant.

Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Photo: day Close view of Chinese female snipers





Close view of Chinese female snipers




Close view of Chinese female snipers




Close view of Chinese female snipers




Close view of Chinese female snipers

Chinese Navy Weapons Ambitions

The new phase of Chinese naval development could include even more new weapons and sensors than the previous phase, if the recent launch of another specialized testing ship is any indication.
Last month, the PLA Navy launched “Ship 893,” its third new weapons trials vessel since 2005. Trials ships are equipped with systems to track and analyze new missiles and sensors during testing.

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

ex-Varyag heading out for the third time.

China's first aircraft carrier held its first sea trial on Wednesday, 10 August 2011. Officials said the trial was on schedule and that afterwards the ship will dock for further work. The August 2009 US Office of Naval Intelligence report "The People's Liberation Army Navy: A Modern Navy With Chinese Characteristics" had stated that "This carrier is expected to become operational in the 2010 to 2012 timeframe, and will likely be used to develop basic proficiencies in carrier operations.







Monday, 19 December 2011

PNS AZMAT Fast Attack Craft China.

Well, obivoulsy not a whole lot more. The main characteristics for the FAC according to tender as follows:
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Sunday, 18 December 2011

Joint sea & air patrol in East China Sea




CHINA-MARINE SURVEILLANCE-PATROL (CN)

The mechanics fix rotor blades on the " Haijian B-7115" helicopter on board the "Haijian 50" patrol ship before a joint sea and air patrol in the East China Sea, Dec. 18, 2011. The patrol was launched Saturday, involving patrol ships "Haijian 50", "Haijian 66" and the "Haijian B-7115" helicopter. China has 32,000 km of coastline. The total area of its territorial seawater, continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, which is recognized under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, is three million square km. 


CHINA-MARINE SURVEILLANCE-PATROL (CN)




CHINA-MARINE SURVEILLANCE-PATROL (CN)



CHINA-MARINE SURVEILLANCE-PATROL (CN)




Photo of the day: Remote Control Target Ships of the China Navy


After the China navy commissioned its first twin-hull target ship in mid 2008,  there are at lease 5 more that have entered service since. Practice makes perfect.






Poor Type 021 FAG, pressed back into service as a target. (notice the missile hole)

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Rebranded in China, Exported to Africa


The Made-in-China MRAP in Africa.  The following photos might provide hints on the transfer of MRAP to China.



Friday, 16 December 2011

China aviation body urges members not to cooperate with EU CO2 scheme



An Air China Boeing 747-400 passenger jet, which is filled with mixture of biofuel and aviation kerosene, takes off on an inauguration test flight at Beijing Captital International Airport in Beijing, October 28, 2011. REUTERS/China Daily


Chinese airlines have been urged not to cooperate with a controversial scheme that will force them to buy carbon credits for all flights entering Europe starting on January 1, the head of the country's aviation industry group said.

China's AMR-2 12.7mm Sniper Rifle












Length: 1,420 mm / 1,230 mm (pucker)
Weight: 9.8 kg
Maximum Effective Range: 1,500 m
Magazine Capacity: 5 rounds
Rounds: 12.7 X 108 mm

China Base a Threat to India Navy.

There’s been much talk in the media of an apparent offer by the Seychelles of a base for Chinese ships deployed to the Gulf of Aden and the West Indian Ocean, to help combat piracy. While it’s not yet clear if the offer has been accepted, Chinese media reports suggest that Beijing is actively considering it as a “resupply” base.

 

Thursday, 15 December 2011

Picture of China's first refitted warship 'emerges'


 
Picture reportedly showing China's aircraft
A commercial US satellite company says it has managed to take a picture of China's first aircraft carrier during its sea trials in the Yellow Sea.
If confirmed, it would be the first known photo of the former Soviet vessel recently refitted by Beijing.
The warship began its sea trials in August, raising fresh concerns over Beijing's military build-up.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

China to consider Seychelles port offer, denies naval base plan



China said it is considering an offer by the Seychelles to use its ports for resupplying and refueling naval vessels


The Chinese Defense Ministry said, however, that its presence in the Seychelles would not rise to the level of a "naval base" and would be used mostly to support Chinese vessels guarding against Somalia pirates.

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

QBU-88 [Type 88] sniper / designated marksman rifle (PR China)


QBU-88 sniper rifle, withdetachable bipod and telescope sight.
QBU-88 sniper rifle,withdetachable bipod and telescope sight.

Photo of the day: ex-VARYAG returns home after completing her second sea trial


"China's aircraft carrier platform, after successfully completing its first sea trial in August, returned to the shipyard as planned for further refitting and testing," the defence ministry said in a statement.