The rapid modernization of the National Day military searchlights side team lost motorcycle cavalry
profile picture: The picture shows the 1953 National Day military parade on Tiananmen Square, I pass through the Army motorcycle side team.
profile picture: The picture shows the 1953 National Day military parade on the square cavalry team.
profile picture: The picture shows the 1955 National Day military parade on the searchlight side team.
armored fighting vehicles with today’s square, people today may not believe that the army’s “motor” of infantry, is really starting from the motorcycle. A small three-wheeled motorcycle, can only carry three soldiers armed with light weapons. However, with the Revolutionary War era military rely mainly on foot mobile “iron feet” than this is not a small step forward.
car we are still accustomed to call the “cavalry.” This is because our military maneuvers and Marine assault forces mission, was the long-term commitment by the mule. Army cavalry forces had developed to a peak of 12 cavalry divisions. Until 1985, the cavalry was in the army as an arm disappear. The face of today’s powerful marine equipment side team, we should not forget our military, “mule” of history back.
new equipment today’s Army, “self-propelled” has increasingly become a basic technical requirements. But 50 years ago, most of our military is fielding artillery tractor, not suited to long-distance mobility, self-protection is poor, difficult to move quickly on the battlefield, fire, air defense force needs for support, and provide a vehicle is standard traction power different, varied.
army searchlight troops, was established in August 1950, the mission is to use light aircraft searchlights at night, with antiaircraft artillery and air operations, land-based targets can be irradiated, with artillery and armored combat. Today our military marine equipment, has been equipped with modern radar, infrared and laser and observation equipment, have all-weather operations, “clairvoyance,” “ears.” (Editor: Wu Xin)
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