China North Industries Group Corporation (Norinco) has announced the first export of its HJ-12 ‘Red Arrow Anti-tank Guided Missile (ATGM), seen as a 'copycat' Javelin ATGM, having the same range and penetration capability as the the baseline US-made weapon. “Norinco made the delivery of containers carrying the missiles to foreign clients as of Wednesday, before the scheduled shipment date,” said a March 25 statement by the company released on its WeChat account, Chinese media reported today
China's new multiple rocket launcher (MRL), with a range of 360 kilometers can fire across the Straits of Taiwan with rockets and missiles. Unveiled at the National Day Parade last month, the system has domestic and export versions with the latter having a lesser range of about 280 kilometers
Three Chinese companies; Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China North Industries Group (NORINCO) and China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) with combined revenue of $51.8 Billion have risen to the worlds top 10 Defence companies list compiled by US based publication, Defense News
Even as protesters flooding the streets of Hong Kong are wearing masks to prevent being identified, China has rolled out a surveillance system capable of using body movements, iris scan and some other parameters to identify individuals in a crowd and track their every movement using GPS coordinates. Earlier this week, Hong Kong residents protesting a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China for trial wore masks or covered their faces to prevent the governments mass data collection and sophisticated facial recognition technology
Chinese China North Industries Group Corp Ltd (NORINCO) is building a new frontier and coastline surveillance system with high level accuracy to identify human and other targets using the home-developed BeiDou Satellite Navigation System, or BDS, at its core. Called BeiDou+ Land and Maritime Defense and Control System (BLMDCS), the system will provide high precision monitoring and communication capability for border defense personnel and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Yang Hua, the project leader from NORINCO, told Global Times on Thursday on the sidelines of the 10th China Satellite Navigation Conference in Beijing
Chinese company Norinco has developed a new modified artillery gun with fire-extinguishing capabilities that was used to put-off fire engulfing a mountain in Guojiaping village, Shanxi province, on Monday. Eight of these long-range guns were deployed at the request of provincial authorities to help quench the fire that had raged on the nearby mountain for several days, China Daily reported today
China has tested its most powerful non-nuclear bomb, claimed to be similar to the US-made Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) which was dropped from a H-6K bomber sometime in December. Called the ‘mother of all bombs taking off from the MOAB acronym, the bomb can obliterate armored fortifications and defensive positions using tanks and armored vehicles, state owned media reported
Chinese North Industries Company (NORINCO), a manufacturer of diverse weapons systems has offered international customers complete weapons packages to equip whole combat units. Current practice in the international arms trade is to supply individual items which the customer-army then puts it together for its combat units
China North Industries Group Corp or Norinco Group (CNIGC) and China Aerospace Science & Technology Corp (CASC) plan to unveil a number of new products at Airshow China next month in Zhuhai. CNIGCs displays will include about 100 system products in air defense, coastal defense, ground strikes, unmanned combat, early warning and surveillance security, commercial aerospace, and command communications and support
New Chinese HJ-10A (Red Arrow-10A) anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) system has been showcased to the Middle East market for the first time at International Defense Exhibition (IQDEX-2018) in Baghdad, Iraq. The HJ-10A ATGM system is a heavy-duty, fiber-optic guided anti-tank missile, and its launching vehicle has an elevating mast-type photoelectric sighting system that can detect and lock the hostile armored vehicles as far as possible
The Chinese government has charged two former members of the Peoples Armed Police Force (PAPF) with conducting espionage for Taiwan. A Hong Kong-based news website Takungpao reported on Monday that prosecutors in Jiangsu province have accused two former PAPF officers of spying for a Taiwan intelligence agency
Thailand is likely to increase its total order for Chinese-made VT-4 main battle tanks to 49 up from the current 28 plus 10 additional ordered in 2017. Thailand had purchased 28 VT4 tanks in 2015 and ordered an additional 10 last year
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