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Five Secrets of Chinese Weapons

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Five Secrets of Chinese Weapons



The Chinese military-industrial complex creatively combines borrowing foreign technologies with its own breakthrough developments. As a result of his Tanks armed with lasers, the air force has an invisible bomber, and nuclear warheads are hidden in an extensive network of underground tunnels.

The basic small arms of the People’s Liberation Army of China is the 95 family, consisting of an automatic rifle, an assault rifle, and a machine gun of the same design, using an 5,8 millimetric light-duty cartridge.

Weapon performed according to the bullap scheme: the shop is located behind the handle with a trigger. The submachine gun is capable of firing single shots and continuous bursts. The cocking handle is located under the carrying handle, the standard sight has three range adjustments: 100, 300 and 500 meters. It is also possible to install optical and night sights.

Under the short barrel there is a place for a bayonet or several types of grenade launchers. The design of the flame arrester allows you to shoot rifle grenades. The 95 type machine gun is recognized to be very effective in combat at short distances, but at long distances it is difficult to fight with it. In addition, the sleeve case window is located on the right side close to the shooter’s face, which excludes the possibility of using the machine gun by left-handers.

Laser tank


Weapons of the People’s Liberation Army of China


The main Chinese tank Type 99 is the development of the concept of the Soviet T-72, but in terms of combat characteristics far surpassed not only the prototype, but also modern counterparts. First of all, he got rid of the Achilles heel of all Soviet tanks, starting with the T-64: weakened armor in the area of ​​the hatch of the driver. At 99, a new welded turret is installed, the combined armor (composite material between two layers of steel) is enhanced by built-in dynamic protection, which prevents enemy shells from touching the tank.

The aft part is enlarged to accommodate a massive German horsepower 1200 diesel. Tower layout also resembles a German tank "Leopard". The main weapon of the tank - a smooth-bore 125-millimeter cannon - is a creative processing of Russian tank guns 2А46 (mounted on T-80).

Chinese experts claim that their armor penetration rate by 45 exceeds the Russian one and a third better than the German RH-120 (Leopards and American Abrams are equipped with it). This is achieved thanks to armor-piercing shells with depleted uranium cores. Experts believe that China has received the technology for the production of such shells from Israel, although both countries deny this.

Special mention deserves the tank complex laser countermeasures. The mushroom growth in the middle of the tower is a sensor of laser irradiation (and at the same time serves for laser communication between tanks). A quantum generator is located behind the gunner's hatch. When an enemy laser beam is detected, a response beam of weak power is turned on, which determines the exact location of the target, after which the beam power instantly increases to a critical one. The system can destroy the human eye or damage the optics at a distance of 10 kilometers. The complex of laser counteraction is also used to combat low-flying helicopters.

Stealth bomber


Weapons of the People’s Liberation Army of China


According to official figures, the basis of strategic aviation China is a heavy bomber H-6K, a deep modernization of the Soviet Tu-16. It is armed with six long-range cruise missiles with a range of up to 3000 kilometers. Missiles are suspended under the wings, in the fuselage are fuel tanks and electronic warfare equipment. Like the Russian Tu-95 or the American B-52, thanks to a successful glider, modernized engines and modern electronics, the H-6K is able to remain in service for a long time.

The "dark horse" of the Chinese Air Force is called the H-10. This strategic bomber is built according to the “flying wing” scheme - like the American B-2 Spirit, - and equipped with four engines built using American and Russian designs. The aircraft is steeped in technology: carbon-based composite materials, radio-absorbing and radio reflective coatings.

The maximum speed of the H-10 is 1500 kilometers per hour, the range 13 is thousands of kilometers. The aircraft is capable of carrying up to 12 cruise missiles, free-fall and guided bombs. All of them are equipped with nuclear warheads.

The bomber has a satellite navigation system, a powerful complex of electronic countermeasures and the ability to refuel in the air. According to the Pentagon, F-111 and B-2 technologies stolen by Chinese intelligence were used in its production.

Jeep with a howitzer


Weapons of the People’s Liberation Army of China


The 122 mm SH2 self-propelled gun mount was developed by the Chinese national corporation Narinco. The mobile platform of the gun is an SUV, strongly reminiscent of the American Hummer, but with the 6x6 wheel formula. In front of the car is the engine and lightly armored cabin. On the back of the special platform is a weapon that can be rotated 360 degrees. For firing, the installation rests on two powerful hydraulic supports, remotely controlled. The transfer from transport to combat and back takes several minutes. The car chassis is equipped with a single tire inflation system and can reach speeds of up to 90 kilometers per hour. Small weight and dimensions allow you to transport self-propelled guns in a transport aircraft.

The gun is a copy of the well-proven Soviet howitzer D-30 and is equipped with a new muzzle brake and electric guidance. The fixture is equipped with a navigation and precise positioning system, automatic control and fire control. It is able to exchange information with the command post and other installations via closed communication channels.

The maximum firing range of the SH-2 conventional projectile is 22 kilometers. Active-reactive type ERFB-RA - up to 27 km. It can also fire with new, adjustable, semi-active laser-guided munitions created in China based on the Russian Krasnopol shell.

The leading


Weapons of the People’s Liberation Army of China


Information about China’s nuclear arsenal is fragmentary and contradictory due to the secrecy surrounding it. According to a US Department of Defense report published in 2013, the Celestial Empire has 50-75 intercontinental ballistic missiles, some of which are in the mines, the rest on submarines.

However, the earthquake that occurred in 2008 in the province of Sichuan revealed a network of underground tunnels - according to a study by American experts, their length is 4800 kilometers and they hide up to 3000 nuclear warheads. Official Beijing acknowledged the existence of the tunnels, the warheads were silent.

In addition to the missiles, China has JH-7 Flying Leopard attack aircraft, surpassing US F-111 in range and payload and capable of carrying tactical nuclear weapons. The Russian Su-30 fighters, purchased by Celestial Empire in the number of 100 units, have the same property.
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  1. 11111mail.ru
    11111mail.ru 23 May 2014 08: 15
    +7
    Friends for joy, enemies for fear? Something I, having served in the early 80s in Primorye, these "neighbors" are somewhat afraid.
    1. Max_Bauder
      Max_Bauder 23 May 2014 12: 11
      +3
      in place of our military, I would ask for a couple of promising Chinese "copies" of different types of equipment, weapons for a test, so to speak, within the framework of allied technology exchange treaties =) and compare how good they are or just "whistle over the ears".
      1. Patton5
        Patton5 23 May 2014 21: 15
        +6
        f-111 through stealth steeped technology, already dripping fool
        1. anomalocaris
          anomalocaris 23 May 2014 21: 24
          +5
          Well, a friend was mistaken, mixed up the F-111 and F-117. It happens. :)
          But seriously, the Chinese are very stubborn guys, and I really would not want to fight with them.
    2. Interface
      Interface 23 May 2014 12: 45
      +9
      Personally, I am more concerned about the moral and psychological state of the Russian Federation in comparison with noack. What tactical literacy is needed there to fight with the horde.
      1. Patton5
        Patton5 23 May 2014 23: 47
        0
        and SNF what then ?! if the PRC climbs, no one will stand on ceremony! that's what you really need is an umbrella about reliable !!!!
    3. SAM0SA
      SAM0SA 23 May 2014 20: 19
      +1
      Yes there ... There is something to learn.
  2. da Vinci
    da Vinci 23 May 2014 08: 23
    +7
    Sell ​​more Su planes, engines, and more to China. And don't forget to learn Chinese. In general, the situation with China is reminiscent of cooperation with Germany in the 30s and its "friendly" return visit in 1941.
    1. rkkasa xnumx
      rkkasa xnumx 23 May 2014 11: 01
      +6
      Quote: da Vinci
      Sell ​​more Su planes, engines, and more to China. And don't forget to learn Chinese. In general, the situation with China is reminiscent of cooperation with Germany in the 30s and its "friendly" return visit in 1941.


      The Soviet Union did not transfer new weapons to Germany.
      This Germany sold us airplanes, tanks, artillery equipment.
      1. yehat
        yehat 23 May 2014 11: 36
        0
        and here you are mistaken!
        USSR actively shared achievements, experience in aviation technology and tank building
        As far as I know, some of the samples of the guns were transferred to the Wehrmacht.
        Basically, the Germans studied our samples directly in the USSR on specially created bases.
        just because of various reasons our cars were of little interest to them
        1. rkkasa xnumx
          rkkasa xnumx 23 May 2014 12: 29
          +6
          Quote: yehat
          and here you are mistaken!
          USSR actively shared achievements, experience in aviation technology and tank building


          Yeah, he so actively shared and transmitted that for the Germans it was a big surprise for the Soviet Union to have the T-34, KV and IL-2.

          In the 20s and early 30s, the USSR did not share its models and technologies, but there were joint offices with Germany that developed these same models and technologies.
        2. anomalocaris
          anomalocaris 23 May 2014 21: 21
          +3
          Yah? Please list the equipment samples transferred from the USSR to the Third Reich. When you are tormented to look for traces of military-technical cooperation between the two states after 1933, let us know ...
  3. Dragon-y
    Dragon-y 23 May 2014 08: 41
    +4
    Interestingly, in the "tank biathlon" they will ride these tanks?
    1. ben gun
      ben gun 23 May 2014 10: 28
      +2
      And China entered biathlon this year ??
  4. erased
    erased 23 May 2014 08: 50
    +1
    Examples of successful theft + technology purchase. Well, your ideas. Although China now seems like a stratpartner (from a strategic one), it is erroneous and dangerous to number it as friends. And something can be borrowed. For example, strict adherence to the main principle - Chinese interests above all else. And with us - anyone’s, but not Russian.
    1. Yun Klob
      Yun Klob 23 May 2014 10: 05
      +3
      Our delicacy is above our interests.
  5. Nayhas
    Nayhas 23 May 2014 08: 51
    +10
    Pretty amateur review. Even a superficial description of the VVT ​​PLA deserves a series of articles with a richer illustration ...
  6. Free wind
    Free wind 23 May 2014 08: 54
    +12
    Once I ran into Chinese Zil 157. I don’t know how he got to us. I was amazed at the quality of the fit of the plumage, the quality of workmanship. On our ZIL 157. the cabin doors must be slammed with great force, there the door closes like a refrigerator, with a soft slap. the wings of the hood close without problems, on ours it generally does not close. I mean, they laugh at Chinese supposedly copies, it’s just not funny anymore. Chinese weapons are quite a world class. And let it have reliability can be slightly lower, like the same aircraft engines. But in terms of quantity it has no equal. And this is not a fig happy.
    1. Dmitry 2246
      Dmitry 2246 23 May 2014 09: 17
      +6
      China is a huge country with an immense industry and the same problems.
      In recent years, the level of education has risen, which means that the level of military power will continue to grow.
      In any case, it is better to be friends with this country.
    2. And Us Rat
      And Us Rat 23 May 2014 09: 45
      +10
      Quote: Free Wind
      Once I ran into a Chinese zil 157. I don’t know how he got to us. I was amazed at the quality of the fit of the plumage, the quality of workmanship. On our ZIL 157. cab doors must be slammed with great force, there the door closes like a refrigerator, with a soft slap. the wings of the hood close without problems, on ours it generally does not close. I mean that they laugh at Chinese supposedly copies, it’s just not funny anymore ...

      And what's so surprising? The Chinese have always produced 2 products:
      1. For yourself.
      2. For export.
      Need to explain the difference?
  7. EvilLion
    EvilLion 23 May 2014 08: 59
    -9
    Already from the first paragraph it is clear that the author is a nerd, the article is minus.
    1. Bongo
      Bongo 23 May 2014 10: 28
      +14
      Quote: EvilLion
      author nerd, article minus

      I also did not like the article, very superficially and too many very controversial statements. Nevertheless, you shouldn’t be rude anyway ...
      1. ed65b
        ed65b 23 May 2014 13: 02
        +5
        I agree it is not necessary to be rude, but the article is somehow a stretched type for pioneer truth. Not even.
    2. scliss
      scliss 23 May 2014 16: 12
      0
      1A2 and on 46 stands
      2. The Chinese do not have their own navigation system.
      1. ole
        ole 24 May 2014 12: 46
        -1
        There is a compass
  8. Nomad
    Nomad 23 May 2014 08: 59
    +2
    The weapon may be good, but the Chinese are still not warriors and have never been. Nevertheless, I hope that if someone has to prove it again, then not for us. It hurts a lot of these non-combatants. smile
    1. And Us Rat
      And Us Rat 23 May 2014 09: 47
      +8
      Quote: Nomad
      The weapon may be good, but the Chinese are still not warriors and have never been. Nevertheless, I hope that if someone has to prove it again, then not for us. It hurts a lot of these non-combatants. smile

      And they will not fight, they will attack and surrender ... all at once laughing
      1. smile
        smile 23 May 2014 11: 22
        +6
        And Us Rat
        Hi!
        Sawing .... they will eat us. :))))
        Well, how do you like the author's statements about the stolen F-111 technologies (!!!), on the basis of which an unseen invisible strategist was created (see, because, invisible), a comparison of the Chinese attack aircraft "flying leopard", with the same F-111 (it seems that the author considers it to be an absolute weapon) :))), praise of the ultra-modern D-30 howitzer, put, according to the author, on a "six-wheeled jeep"?
        As one friend of mine says - "I go crazy with these Russians" .... :))) But she gets sick in a positive sense ... and here ... I would understand if a girl wrote the article ... " boy "I don't understand .... to put it mildly ... :))))
        1. And Us Rat
          And Us Rat 23 May 2014 18: 17
          +6
          Quote: smile
          Sawing .... they will eat us. :))))

          I just imagined ...

          Day-1 A quick reaction company arrives on the battlefield, getting ready to defend their homeland at the cost of their lives and stand to the end ...
          They are surrounded by 30 divisions of the Chinese ... they throw weapons and surrender ...

          Day-2 The FSB Psychological War Department receives a break in the template by digesting an order to develop a way to interest Chinese prisoners of war to escape from captivity to their homeland ... they themselves do not flee, although no one guards them - there are not enough personnel ...

          Day-3 The Rapid Response Company radiates SOS, with a strange note "we really want to sleep" ... the second company arriving to help finds the following picture: behind every soldier of the first company, in a disciplined formation, 50 Chinese are walking on the heels, constantly gundosya: "let's work nasyalnika, food come on, cheetki nnada "...

          Day-4 The General Staff intercepts a Chinese radiogram to the front: "the enemy has sent another company of officers, send the next 30 divisions to them" ... the hysterically laughing chief of the General Staff is being taken away by people in white coats ...


          laughing
          1. pilot8878
            pilot8878 24 May 2014 03: 05
            +2
            I think for the PLA, unlike, say, the Egyptian army, Israel, as a goal, will not even require mobilization ... Therefore, the joke is not very. Yes, and as a soldier they are quite good to themselves - stubborn, resistant, hardy.
            1. And Us Rat
              And Us Rat 31 May 2014 06: 13
              0
              Quote: pilot8878
              I think for the PLA, unlike, say, the Egyptian army, Israel, as a goal, will not even require mobilization ...

              And they almost captured us already, half of the Israeli economy is Chinese investments, and the number of Chinese guest workers will be pulled by a small army, they just don’t need our land (the cat wept like that anyway), but our brains, science, know-how. They are not embarrassed to declare - send the USA nafig, we will be like Christ’s bosom.
              And what is most interesting is that at the everyday level they are practically not familiar with anti-Semitism, and they treat Judaism as a culture of the same age, in contrast to their disdain for Western “savages”.
    2. Rinat 1
      Rinat 1 23 May 2014 11: 01
      +5
      China has a huge army, and do not belittle it like that. Surely they will crush our Kazakhstan army and will not choke.
      1. pilot8878
        pilot8878 24 May 2014 03: 07
        0
        With PLA I would like to have a collision less than with the mattress army. It hurts a lot of them and with motivation they have everything in order ...
    3. yehat
      yehat 23 May 2014 11: 40
      +3
      and again you are mistaken. The Chinese fought constantly, no less than the Russians.
      That is why their Japanese and colonialists from Europe crushed in the 18-19 century. How often they fought, which greatly weakened the country
  9. inkass_98
    inkass_98 23 May 2014 10: 01
    +2
    The article is solid categorical statements, moreover, from the words of the Chinese themselves. No facts (except for small arms) are given. For a change, it was possible to give an illustration of the H-10 invisible plane, so that we, fools, could learn to make promising equipment.
  10. Cormorants
    Cormorants 23 May 2014 10: 07
    +1
    Honestly, I don’t think they have a very cool army. Why is it that China, with its industry, could not create its own bomber.
    1. yehat
      yehat 23 May 2014 11: 41
      +2
      their science is very unevenly developed and this creates a lot of problems.
    2. The comment was deleted.
    3. anomalocaris
      anomalocaris 23 May 2014 21: 32
      0
      The Chinese army is quite enough to crush the Russian army ... Only the fact that we can turn Mongolia into a great sea power, and holds them back,
  11. report4
    report4 23 May 2014 10: 34
    +3
    Photos are good. But everything else ... just an advertisement for the Chinese defense industry - not a single real relatively independent comparison or combat use has been shown, but the Chinese are selling a lot of weapons.
  12. Massik
    Massik 23 May 2014 11: 13
    +5
    For the last photo I put +. PLA fighters train to throw shells manually after the failure of the gun fellow The extreme most positive fighter is either a rookie or an outsider judging by his unsteady appearance and joy over the edge ...)
  13. Peacemaker
    Peacemaker 23 May 2014 11: 26
    +3
    At first I stupidly bought Chinese ... For example, there was a choice: Russian compasses, but ordinary and expensive, or Chinese are three times cheaper, in a beautiful box, with spare parts and graphite rods. As it turned out: it was impossible to use! And so in almost everything. We bought a vacuum cleaner of 2500 watts, it turned out somewhere around 400 and so on in everything! There was a fashion to buy Chinese vans, now almost no one is visible, everything apparently broke without the possibility or senselessness of repair ... And so on. It looks beautiful, solid, cheap, and you start using it ... Therefore, when you see this advertisement, you need to look, but how about the quality? Interestingly, now b. at. Soviet tools are more expensive than two-three modern. Why? The quality of the materials is better! Despite the oakiness and does not break.
    1. yehat
      yehat 23 May 2014 11: 45
      +2
      you yourself are driven into the trap of which you have already spoken.
      there is 2 China - a semi-legal commercial that produces mostly cheap trash and there is a 2nd China, official and related to state orders. These work and do honestly, but more expensive.
    2. anomalocaris
      anomalocaris 23 May 2014 21: 38
      +1
      You know, I’m just working in mechanical engineering. Or rather, in the repair of all sorts of different, mostly hydraulic, gizmos. So, China, he is really different. Sometimes it’s such a r that it is easier to throw out than to do, but basically now everything is going on with quite sane quality.
  14. AX
    AX 23 May 2014 12: 24
    +2
    A raw article ... And its purpose is incomprehensible. To be afraid or what?
  15. Volozhanin
    Volozhanin 23 May 2014 13: 05
    +4
    It’s good 3,14 children, well, China does not have OWN breakthrough technologies !!!!!! As they say, everything has already been stolen before us. And as for the so-called semi-legal and official production, I came across one and the other, one x .. .R. For me, Made in China has long been a symbol with a minus sign. And I don’t know how to convince me. Yes, and I do not believe in their smiles, armored train on the siding, I constantly need to lubricate and run in. PS I am not a supporter of Khramchikhin.
  16. buzer
    buzer 23 May 2014 13: 46
    +4
    and China also has the Chinese !!! And very, very much ...
  17. Free wind
    Free wind 23 May 2014 15: 14
    +4
    The ethnic group HAN, in fact, these are real Chinese, makes up about 96% of the population of China. Initially, the Han nationality belonged to no more than 28% of the territory of present China, most likely 10-15%, all the rest of the land by China was captured. The main way to capture land. This is a small population of empty lands by the Chinas, without violating the borders of the inhabited state, and then immigrants breed like rats and assimilate or destroy the local population. The Chinese almost never mix with the local population, they live in their own groups, however interethnic marriages are welcome, but children always become Chinese.
    1. anomalocaris
      anomalocaris 23 May 2014 21: 44
      0
      Exactly. In principle, the same applies to Koreans and Japanese ... Hitler was a miserable amateur compared to Sun Yat Sen
    2. understudy
      understudy 24 May 2014 00: 18
      +1
      Quote: Free Wind
      This is a small Chinese population of empty land.

      Back in 1973 at the school we were told about the methods of warfare. Including about the Chinese "seepage tactics". Since then, our leadership has grown wiser? But the military has long warned.
  18. antonio
    antonio 23 May 2014 15: 26
    +1
    Yes, the author apparently did not encounter REAL Chinese goods. not with those that they do under the supervision of foreigners. namely yourself !! here they get trash! if the metal on the stairs bends and crumbles under the weight of an adult, the welded pipes diverge at the seams, the metal burns and bursts during welding, and so on ...
    1. pilot8878
      pilot8878 24 May 2014 03: 26
      +2
      In life, we EVERY MINUTE come across a Chinese product - 90% of electronics are Made in China. Yes, yes, and your I-Phone, Sony or something else is also made in China. Only software and a label from your favorite brand. The essence of the Chinese miracle is that in a short time, by providing its cheap labor, China received at its disposal all modern technologies and industry. The downside was the lack of related scientific developments, information support. But this is a matter of time. Somewhere here, in the "Military Review", there was an article in which the American analyst was quoted that it was time for the United States to withdraw its production sites from China. Americans do not even know, for the most part, how right the analyst is. The wild rice grower after 1945 has grown into a huge and VERY ambitious empire.
  19. Fofan
    Fofan 23 May 2014 18: 01
    -2
    great article !!!! 1
    a bit of information from Wikipedia.
    some facts from tv-3 about a flying wing with a maximum speed of 1500 km / h on f-111 technologies of the 60s. American pilots are dying of envy in thousands.
    the super-attack aircraft jh-7 (which is actually a fighter-bomber, it is what jh stands for), which surpasses the American f-111 (which, moreover, is a tactical bomber, is also removed from service, when the hell)

    in short, base ordering to scare idiots by china.
  20. tomcat117
    tomcat117 23 May 2014 23: 19
    0
    Quote: Interface
    Personally, I am more concerned about the moral and psychological state of the Russian Federation in comparison with noack. What tactical literacy is needed there to fight with the horde.

    I agree with the first position on all 100.
    According to the second: it is necessary to fight with the brains of the horde, which means: guaranteed 2, 3-fold destruction of the enemy’s living space without the possibility of restoring the population. It crushes very much.
    And the most important thing: there should always be a president in the country, not a hunchbacked ssykun or EBN pian, who will decide, mobilize and, if necessary, strike. Then there is nothing to fear.
  21. understudy
    understudy 24 May 2014 00: 14
    0
    Well, I don’t know ... I personally had the impression that the author of the article is a Chinese man in an official uniform. request
  22. Klim2011
    Klim2011 24 May 2014 10: 58
    0
    First of all, he got rid of the Achilles heel of all Soviet tanks, starting with the T-64: weakened armor in the area of ​​the driver’s hatch.

    The main difference between the Chinese and the prototype: the mech water hatch is not diverted to the right of the mechwater driver, but to the left. Judging by the photo, the hatch thickness decreased by half.
    Due to these not complicated manipulations, apparently, there was an increase in armor.
    The magic however ... laughing
  23. Region-25.rus
    Region-25.rus 1 December 2014 03: 31
    0
    Quote: 11111mail.ru
    Friends for joy, enemies for fear? Something I, having served in the early 80s in Primorye, these "neighbors" are somewhat afraid.


    Well, you just served)) But we live here! And these "allies" in the cities are no less than their own ...