China has unveiled an advanced fighter concept (AFC) model made by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) at the 15th Beijing Aviation Exhibition yesterday in Beijing.
The AFC model is a multi-purpose advanced fighter designed to meet the demand of this kind of fighter in the future international arms trading, according to reports.
The fighter adopts the design of single seat, double engines, twin vertical tails and normal layout with such features as high stealth performance, low cost, large bomb load, large combat radius and perfect integration of systems, according to China Military Online .
In terms of the comprehensive combat effectiveness, China’s advanced fighter is superior to the 3.5-generation fighter and the modified third-generation fighter, basically equivalent to the typical fourth-generation fighters, the report added.
China has completed development of its fourth-generation nuclear submarines and other high-tech weapons, according to Tan Zuojun, vice governor of Liaoning Province and former general manager of China State Shipbuilding Corporation. Compared with older submarines, the fourth-generation submarine features high performance and low noise and will differ significantly in offensive power, possessing both anti-submarine capabilities and also strong potential for anti-ship action and attacks on land-based targets
China unveiled its new unmanned helicopter even as the country is developing choppers with the ability to fly at speeds twice the current average. The JY-8, which does not feature a tail rotor, can reach a maximum speed of 400 km per hour
Chinas first aircraft carrier “Liaoning Ship” will undergo scientific research tests and training for the third time this year. Previously, the “Liaoning Ship” organized maritime weaponry and equipment tests and berthed at a naval port in Qingdao in late-February this year
Ukraine-based weapons manufacturer UkrOboronProm today revealed its first half profits rose 520 percent to $51.2 million compared with last years $12
AVIC Aviation Techniques (a subsidiary of state-owned AVIC) is steadily becoming the face of Chinas military industrial growth. With its 10 subsidiaries and two listed companies, the company is responsible for R&D, pre-research, sales, services, manufacture, maintenance and cooperation of UAV, fighter and guided weapons
Chinas AVIC announced Thursday that it will launch an upgraded version of the domestically-developed Wing Loong UAS family in 2018, local media reports. The new modernized Wing Loong ID UAV will conduct its maiden flight and enter the market in 2018, Xinhua reports quoting AVIC delegates at the Wing Loong UAS Development Conference on Thursday
Aviation Industry Corp of China has unveiled its new unmanned armed helicopter, AV500W at the fourth China Helicopter Expo that opened on Thursday in Tianjin. The AV500W unmanned autonomous helicopter developed and produced at the AVIC Helicopter Research and Development Institute has a maximum takeoff weight of 450 kilograms, a maximum speed of 170 kilometers per hour and a flight ceiling of 4,000 meters,
Rostec Corporation and the Chinese Industrial Aviation Corporation (AVIC) have reached an agreement regarding strategic cooperation, which will significantly increase interaction between the two companies. According to a statement from Rostec, plans are being made to work out the possibilities for implementing joint projects in aircraft, helicopter, and engine production, as well as in the manufacturing of aircraft materials, avionics, and similar products
China may debut two new models of domestically-made fighters at the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, according to Zhou Lewei, head of the Zhuhai Conference and Exhibition Bureau. The most possible models may be two of the J-10B, J-15 or J-16, according to Zhou Lewei
China will debut the Y-20 heavy air freighter and other advanced aircraft and weaponry this November at the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China. "There will be more than 120 aircraft from 39 countries and regions at this year's Airshow, including the popular Airbus A380 and [China's] J-10 fighter," He Ningka, mayor of Zhuhai, in Guangdong Province, host city of the Airshow, told reporters at a Tuesday press conference
Swedish firm, CybAero gets unmanned helicopters order guarantee worth $104 million over eight years to China. The order has been placed by a company in the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) group, which develops and manufactures aircraft and various types of flying vehicles and has over 400,000 employees
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