The ZTD-05 advanced amphibious assault vehicles, part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) took part in Maritime exercises in the eastern part of South China's Guangdong province.
The evaluation exercise, conducted by the 74th Group Army of the PLA had Multiple types of amphibious vehicles which entered the sea and ran through various training exercises, state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) stated on Saturday.
The ZTD-05 is a domestically made, high-speed amphibious assault vehicle. Equipped with a 105-millimeter tank cannon and capable of firing while at sea, the ZTD-05 is stable and can reach speeds of 40 kilometers an hour on the water. CCTV reported that the ZTD-05 can be dispatched for land assaults, or join the PLA Navy's amphibious landing ships for other types of military operations.
China has unveiled an armed amphibious drone boat which can lead an invasion and can operate as part of a swarm of drones including airborne UAVs. Named "Marine Lizard," the drone is developed by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)
China's large amphibious aircraft AG600 took and off, flew and landed back to successfully mark its first water-based test flight Saturday at a lake in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province. State owned media, Global Times reported that the aircraft lifted off from the water of Jingmen's Zhanghe Reservoir at 8:51 am, and landed back on to water at 9:05 am, quoting a statement its manufacturer Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) today
China-made world's largest amphibious aircraft, the AG600, completed trial ground flights and has entered a new test phase on the water-surface, the plane's manufacturer, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), said on Monday. The AG600, codenamed "Kunlong", successfully finished a trial flight from an airport in the city of Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, to an airport in Jingmen, a city in central China's Hubei Province, on Sunday
The world's largest amphibious aircraft, China-made AG600 will conduct its first water take-off in the winter of 2018. The take off- from water is scheduled for winter this year at the Zhanghe Reservoir in Jingmen, Central China's Hubei Province, local news agency jingmen
Chinas People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is likely to buy the domestically developed Modern Ark 60 (MA60) airliner and convert it into a maritime surveillance aircraft, military analysts were cited by Chinese media as saying. The PLA Navy may have the new MA60 search and guidance aircraft in its arsenal of special-mission aircraft
Chinese military analysts predict that the country is likely to commission its first home-made aircraft carrier, Type 001A, to its naval service within two months, according to Chinese media. Chinas first carrier, the Liaoning took a little over a year from its maiden voyage to enlist in the PLA Navy
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