Subject: Xinhua: China Develops New Army Equipment


Tuesday, January 29, 2002 8:59 PM

      China Develops New Army Equipment

      Xinhuanet 2002-01-29 21:08:24
        BEIJING, January 29 (Xinhuanet) -- For some years the Chinese
People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been developing weapons and equipment for
its land troops in a steady, progressive manner.

        Advanced technology has been used in the research and development
of field army equipment including missiles, tanks, light weaponry,
engineering equipment, anti-chemical equipment, and vehicles and ships,
according to sources with the PLA General Armament Department.

        Achievements have also been made in developing technology related
to air defense, control and guidance, optoelectronics and information, and
comprehensive logistics, the sources say.

        In recent years, over 140 research projects in the above
fieldshave won government or army awards at a national level.

        Meanwhile, the general department has tried to help field troops
deal with difficulties they have encountered when using thenew equipment. To
do this 46 training courses have been held and over 50 experts have been
sent to assist land force units. Enditem

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