Saturday, November 22, 2014

Project 816 underground nuclear base in Chongqing

Project abandoned in 1984 and opened for tourism in 2010.

Photos of the day: China Marine in Tanzania

Marines of China and Tanzania conduct joint military training

(Source: China Military Online)   2014-10-17

  DAR ES SALAAM, October 17 (ChinaMil) -- The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and the Tanzanian People's Defense Force began the one-month-long joint marine military training codenamed “Beyond 2014” on October 16, 2014 in Dar es Salaam, capital of Tanzanian.

  This is the first joint training between the two militaries and more than 100 officers and men participate in it.

  This joint training is aimed at enhancing mutual understanding and trust, promoting pragmatic exchanges and cooperation and improving the combat competency and the mutual collaboration capability of the two sides in carrying out diversified tasks including fighting piracy.

Editor:Yao Jianing

Monday, November 17, 2014

Photo of the day: The seventh 903A replenishment tanker

A new 903A just showed up on GSI's building berth, this is the sixth 903 series ship for PLAN, seventh overall. 

-- hmmwv

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Better photos of Red Arrow 12 ATGM

Zhuhai Surprise: New SAC Medium Air Transporter Y-30

A love child between Y-9 and Y-20?  perhaps.

This new Y-30 by SAC with a payload of 30Ton, could be PLAAF's next generation of tactical transport, a less expensive alternative to the Y20.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Photos of the day: Sino Singapore joint training exercise

 The eight-day exercise in Nanjing, China from Nov 2-9 will involve around 70 personnel each from the SAF and the PLA.

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) are holding their third bilateral training exercise in Nanjing, China from Nov 2 to 9. Called COOPERATION 2014, the eight-day exercise will involve around 70 personnel each from the SAF and the PLA.

The training includes professional seminars and a company-level conventional infantry exercise featuring a live-firing demonstration. The SAF is represented by personnel from the 5th Battalion Singapore Infantry Regiment and 3rd Singapore Division. They will participate in the exercise alongside their Chinese counterparts from the PLA 179th Brigade and Nanjing Military Region.

Assistant Chief of General Staff (Operations) Brigadier-General Siew Kum Wong co-officiated the opening ceremony on Sunday (Nov 2) with Major-General Wang Chunning, Commander of 12th Mixed Group Army, Nanjing Military Region.

Saturday, November 08, 2014