China has signed a total of 402 deals worth over $40 billion during the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, which concluded on Sunday.
There is no breakdown of defence vs. civilian deals but that the focus of the show was more on defence products. A total of 151 aircraft attended the air show, including China's most-advanced J-20 stealth fighter, the organizer told China Military Online.
Customers ordered 187 aircraft at the fair. Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) was the winner, with one leasing firm ordering 40 regional jets ARJ21-700 and two others ordering 56 large passenger aircraft C919.
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
Chinas Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) is showcasing Z-11WB Light Attack Helicopter capable of carrying SW-6 (Sky Wing 6) air deployable tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) on the starboard side at the on-going Zhuhai Air Show 2016. AVIC subsidiary Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation (CAIC) developed Z-11WB helicopter is the weaponised variant of the civilian model Z-11
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 CH-5 combat/reconnaissance drone, touted by Chinese experts as a competitor to the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, may have found its first international customer following Beijing giving the green signal for the drones export. "Several foreign nations have expressed intentions to purchase the CH-5, and we are in talks with them," Shi Wen, chief designer of the Caihong, or Rainbow, series at the China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics in Beijing was quoted as saying by the official China Daily ahead of the Air Show China 2016
China will be debuting its Cloud Shadow military drone with various other domestic unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) at the Air Show china in Zhuhai starting today. Marketed as a high-altitude and long-endurance (HALE) UAV, the Cloud Shadow can be used for strike as well as intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR)
Rosoboronexport will organize the Russian exhibit display at the Airshow China International Aerospace Exhibition 2016, which will take place from November 1 to 6 in Zhuhai, China. At the Russian exhibit, visitors will be able to get acquainted with the features of the latest Russian Su-35 fighters, Mi-35M helicopters and Pantsir-S1 air defense missile/gun systems
China is readying to conduct next week a flight test of Dong Neng-3 missile that can destroy satellites in space. Test preparations for the Dong Neng-3 anti-satellite missile were detected at a military facility in central China, according to Pentagon officials familiar with reports of the impending test,
Pakistan has procured supplies from China for its nuclear and missile programs, according to a new report by experts at Kings College of London. “The scale of Islamabads procurement of sensitive material from Beijing is “so substantial that it must be concluded that the Chinese state is either complicit in supplying Pakistans programmes, or negligent in its control over state-owned enterprises,” the report, Pakistans strategic nuclear and missile industries prepared by Project Alpha of the Centre for Science and Security Studies at Kings College stated
Chinas cyber security law is set to take effect in June 2017 to counter hacking and terrorism threats. The legislation is an "objective need" of China as a major internet power, a parliament official said
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