Chinese military equipment such as tanks, aircraft and helicopters has US/NATO standard fitments for accessories and weapons to ensure sales in the global arms market. “We found out that many Chinese military equipment for export have adopted the US standard, and this gives Chinese products an advantage in the market
Turkeys FNSS and Indonesias PT. Pindad have completed conceptual design of Joint Development Modern Medium Weight Tank (MMWT)
Dubai Airport is working on a system to detect and track drones following a series of incursions that have upset flights at its airport. The increasing use of drones for commercial as well as leisure purposes globally has led to a rise in the number of near-misses with aircraft and infringements into no-fly zones, Reuters reported today
Indonesian air force has completed field evaluation of Norincos Sky Dragon 50 medium-range Surface to air missile system, which the service is likely to buy from the Chinese firm. The Norinco has recently submitted a proposal to supply the Sky Dragon to the Indonesian Air Force, a company official told
Chinas J-20 fighter jet which made its air show debut yesterday will not be offered for sale to international customers. "The J-20 is not for sale so far because it is the most advanced fighter jet that China has, that's why the debut was very short," Chen Chen Hu, chief editor of Chinese military magazine World Military Affairs, was quoted by the Global Times Tuesday, adding that China only wants to send a signal to the world that it formally has the fifth generation stealth fighter jet but that further details will remain secret
Chinas indigenously built AH-4 155mm Light-weight Howitzer has secured its first export order from an unidentified Middle-East customer. According to the current issue of Modern Weaponry magazine, the AH-4 was able to beat out BAE Systems M777 howitzer (a 155mm 39 caliber towed gun) for its first win,
Chinese North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) has delivered the first batch of SR5 multiple launch rocket systems to the Royal Bahraini Army. Bahrain recently showcased its new acquired rocket systems during the military exercises, confirming for the first time that the country has gotten some significant weaponry from Beijing
China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) is awaiting domestic, export orders to begin production of its AH4 155 mm/39 calibre lightweight gun-howitzer (LGH). NORINCO has completed the production of the LGH
The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has signed an agreement with China to procure MBT-3000 main battle tanks. The contract to procure an initial 28 MBT-3000 (or VT-4, as referred by China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO)) was signed on 16 May
Pakistan has displayed Chinese or jointly produced military equipment and weaponry during the National Day parade on March 23 in Islamabad. The military warplanes included five types of China-made fixed wing aircraft, J-7PG and J-7P developed by China independently and JF-17 Thunder, jointly developed by Chengdu Aircraft Corporation and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex,
The US Air Force first cyberspace weapon system has attained the Final Operation Capability (FOC) status earlier this month. Achieving FOC means the Air Force Intranet Control (AFINC) Weapon System is fully capable to serve as the top-level defensive boundary and entry point for all network traffic into the Air Force Information Network, USAF said in a statement Tuesday
NORINCO has established and implemented a multi-faceted Internal Compliance Program (ICP) to prevent the proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD). The ICP also involves means of delivery and control the proliferation risks of conventional defense products and technologies, dual-use goods and technologies, intangible technology transfers (ITT) and deemed exports, the company said in a statement Wednesday
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