Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Chima LT-3 Laser / Satellite Aided Inertially Guided Bomb

The LT-3 is the most sophisticated guided bomb developed to date by Chinese industry. This weapon combines a satellite/inertial guidance package in a tailkit derived from the LS-6 250 kg glidebomb, and a gimballed proportional navigation semi-active laser homing seeker.

Monday, January 30, 2012

M99B / M06 anti-materiel / sniper rifle (PR China)

M99B anti-materiel / sniper riflewith daylight telescope sight.
M99B anti-materiel / sniper riflewith daylight telescope sight.
Image: Poly Technologies Ltd
M06 anti-materiel / sniper rifle with electronic night sight.
M06 anti-materiel / sniper rifle with electronic night sight.

Top 5 Asia Pacific Defence Aerospace Stories

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As 2012 draws to a close it is time for a retrospective about the Asia Pacific's top five defence aerospace stories. This list is by no means exhaustive, and plenty more happened that is of great importance. I've selected the stories below owing to their industrial importance or strategic ramifications in the coming decade.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Photo of the day:

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Saturday, January 28, 2012

China's latest submarine, very tricky shooting angle

Chinese New Yuan class conventional submarine installed AIP system.

Yuan-class submarine is the third generation submarine researched by China own, no matter what noise control or weapons, or the degree of automation, it is much higher than Song-class submarine, it  belongs to the more advanced submarine in the international conventional submarines.  One school of thought that the "meta" level should be the Russian "Kilo-class," the brother, evolved from the Kilo-class, but also school point of view, Yuan-class submarines should belong to the Russian "Amur" class improved.

Chinese J 16 fighter lastest photos

China Defense blog  J 16 fighter pictures taken just now,  J 16 fighter was equipped Taihang engines.
J-16 fighter is a multi-purpose fighter developed by China's Shenyang Aircraft Corporation,  and which maybe named J 16, its super-modified J-11 and high a level than Su-30 fighter, first flight in Shenyang October 17, 2011. 
J 16 fighter pictures

Friday, January 27, 2012

PLA's Xianglong UAV test

The greatest feature of Xianglong UAV is that it has taken the rare even wing, which in the history of Chinese aircraft design is a bold breakthrough. The machine has a front wing, rear wing two pairs of wings, and front and rear wings connected to form a diamond-shaped frame. Before the wing root and connected to the forward fuselage, swept back and with winglets; after the top wing root connected with the vertical tail, forward and taken off anti-grazing angle; front wing after the wing tip 70% at the previous exhibition wing together was 90 °. Compared with conventional airplanes, and even-wing aircraft with a strong structure, strong anti-crash, anti-flutter were good, wind resistance is small, range far and so on.

Chinese navy's sixth J-16 fighter equipped the South China Sea Fleet

Navy paint, two-seater model, machine number: 10086, it shows that this is the sixth J 16 fighter of the South China Sea Fleet.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Xianglong UAV renderings

Xianglong UAV is a large UAV researched and designed by China own . "Grand" high-speed high-altitude unmanned reconnaissance aircraft Overall Length 14.33 m, a wingspan of 24.86 m, height 5.413 m, normal takeoff weight of 6800 kg, payload 600 kg body's life is tentatively scheduled for 2500Fh. Cruising altitude of 18,000 meters to 20,000 meters, cruising speed of more than 700 km / h; combat radius of 2000 to 2500 km, the maximum life time 10 hours, take-off roll distance of 350 meters, landing roll distance of 500 meters. And the United States the application of different types of UAVs, "Xianglong" unmanned aerial vehicles is not the blind pursuit of high-performance indicators, all the practical conditions and domestic demand-driven users.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Photo of the day: modularized production of the 056 light corvette?

Chinese shipyards are capable of building such a corvette -- it bears a resemblance to the Thai Navy's Pattani-class OPV which China exported in 2012. The Type 056 would up-gun the Thai OPV with four YJ-3/C803 ASM and a FL-3000N RAM launcher aft

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Karakorum or K-8 Upgrade Chinese jets

Monday, January 23, 2012

Type 081 Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Ships

The Type 081 would add the flexibility of being able to employ a larger number of helicopters for transport and attack missions to support an amphibious assault. Such a ship might also be embarked with anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters to assist fleet escort

HD Photos: PLA's New Underwater Rifle And Double 35 Self-propelled Anti-aircraft Gun

PLA's weapons got rapid development, and Chinese Navy, Air Force, Army were equipped a large number of new main battle weapons. From navy ships, air force fighters to army tanks and artillery, Chinese military industry continued to develop a new high-power weapons for forces

China to strengthen maritime forces amid disputes

l China's offshore surveillance force will be beefed up to ensure that the country's maritime interests are fully protected amid increasing disputes with its neighbors.

Hong-5 light bomber

The first prototype was completed in 1960.A small team kept the program alive until it was re-opened in 1963, when production was shifted to Nanchang. The first flight finally occurred on 4 June 1965. Series production began in 1969, with squadron delivery starting in 1970.

About 1,000 aircraft were produced, 600 of them being the updated Q-5A. A small number, perhaps a few dozen, Q-5As were modified to carry nuclear weapons; these are believed to retain their internal weapons bay. A long-range Q-5I, introduced in 1983, added a fuel tank instead of the internal weapons bay, compensating for that with the provision of two additional under wing pylons.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Chinese anti-terrorism police.

Chinese anti-terrorism police undergo a drill in Suining, southwest China’s Sichuan province. After setting up its own cyber-warfare team, China’s military has now developed its first online war game aimed at improving combat skills and battle awareness, state press said. 

Bolivian Army Buys 6 Chinese Helicopters

 Chinese H425 helicopters for its army, at a ceremony attended by Bolivian ministers and Beijing's ambassador, local media reported.

Chinese Navy and Commandos parapared to Kill Pirates

The Chinese South Sea Fleet recently conducted an anti-terrorism drill in which commandos flew to a merchant ship and then assaulted it by rappelling down from the helicopter and "cleared" the vessel of pirates and "rescued" the crew.  Chinese cargo ship, the "Delight", and its 25 man crew, was taken by Somali pirates. About the same time, a Chinese fishing boat, with a crew of 24, was also taken by Somali pirates off the coast of Kenya. China has said it will contribute forces to help deal with the Somali pirates.

Russian Air Force Takes Upgraded Su-27s Intended for China

  Sukhoi has delivered 12 Su-27SM(3)s to the Russian air force. The aircraft were originally intended to be supplied as subassemblies to China under a contract signed in 2009, and the last delivery was made in late December. The airframes were assembled at Sukhoi’s KnAAPO plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur from parts originally manufactured for what was meant to be a second batch of 95 airframes in the Chinese order for 200 Su-27SKs. However, China took only the first 105 Su-27SKs, most of which were assembled in China from Russian kits.


WZ10 armed helicopter training .

WZ-10 armed helicopter has changed the shape of the nose part of optical aiming, display very good, hope that the grinding mill for so long sword, when installed in the formal series of breakthroughs have updated!

New air surface missiles build modern sea of ​​fire tactic with Chinese characteristics

Chinese Air Force and Navy air force has been equipped with a large number of code-named KD-88 long-range air surface missiles, Chinese missiles

Saturday, January 21, 2012

JL-2 missile range of 14,000 km

Friday, January 20, 2012

J 11 fighter training in Pakistan

Chinese Air Force and Pakistan Air Force held joint training during from march 5 to 30, Pakistan Air Force website disclosed some details.

China will complete a variety of strategic and tactical missile flight tests

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation exposed that in aerospace tasks 21 rockets and 30 satellites were arrange in the 2012 plan.

Shenzhou 9 will implement space rendezvous and docking missions, 6 satellites of Beidou II will be launched, construction of area navigation systems will be completed.

China's Second Artillery Force strategic DF-31A missile launching

China purchased 20 new Ka 32 helicopters

Russia Ka 32 helicopters won the international bidding of related Chinese procurement plans, and will provide China with 20 card-32A11BC helicopters in future, according to industry sources.