60 years of New China Arms Review: 1949 – 1969
data for: 1949 – 1969, China’s armed forces battle equipment
1949 – 1959, the new Chinese weapons development by the IWC brand imitation Soviet regularization process. After the first five-year plan, the new China has initially established a relatively complete industrial system of the military, the PLA’s armed forces are the main equipment in this period to achieve the complete localization, which typically include: the 59-style imitation of Soviet T54A medium-sized tanks, imitation Sumi Ge 17 J-5 fighters, Su imitation AK47-type assault rifles, etc. 56.
1959 – 1969, is independent of imitation weapons and equipment of new China, the development of the initial period, the Sino-Soviet relations deteriorated between the two parties, the new China in extremely difficult conditions, the successful imitation of the m frame 19 and R-class conventional submarines. Successfully tested the first atomic bomb, hydrogen bomb and medium-range missile, breaking the monopoly of the nuclear superpowers, the new Chinese military has now entered an independent and unique period of development.