National Day military parade outside the media attention from speculation that China’s military strategic weapons
Second Artillery missile forces in the new operation to do the exercises.
data for: DF-4 medium-range ballistic missile
(trainee newspaper reporter Weidong Xu): China National Day celebration of the second rehearsal at 0:00 on September 7 kicked off, the world’s mainstream media focused their attention on preview the appearance of a variety of main battle equipment, and through an intuitive feeling to analyze its performance. Among them, foreign media attention to the most advanced intercontinental missiles represented a strategic weapon. Some analysts have pointed out that a large number of new military equipment, focus on appearance, showing that China’s military strength improved.
advanced missile night appearance
second preview of China National Day celebration, an increase of high-profile military parade and floats, but also weapons and equipment by reading the first second appearance. Rehearsal the day, many foreign media correspondents, “tirelessly”, through various channels, an eye exercises in the appearance of sophisticated Chinese weaponry.
“Washington Post” reported that, in the second rehearsal, the tanks, armored personnel carriers and missile launchers allowed to enter the drill Chang’an Avenue, the National Day parade for the 60th anniversary of the preparation.
in the middle of the night scene preview AFP correspondent witnessed that in addition to tanks, he also saw some equipped with missile launchers along the long Chang’an Avenue towards Tiananmen Square. Police cordon established for this purpose, and thousands of people outside watching military vehicles in the queue. Agence France-Presse reports and analysis, said China will showcase a series of missiles during the National Day military parade, including intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Hong Kong, “Wen Wei Po,” the report said, the disclosure of information on the current view, the parade will be the founding of new China the largest one in the previous parade, and other special forces troops will debut. Reported that this exercise increased the parade drills, including heavy weapons and equipment by reading, for which there are insiders to the exercise known as “special forces.”
It is understood that on October 1 this year at the military parade, the PLA’s equipment will be fully active display. Whether armed Second Artillery (Armed Police) and other military services, or armored, airborne and other specialized units, will be coming out parade. By then, tanks, artillery, missiles and other combat equipment, and even the radar, communications and other support equipment, will all appear.
-made weapons world-class
a site to watch the exercise said, made 99 main battle tanks rumbling along side team composed of the engine sound and the sound track road, the scene is “very shocking.” In addition, the tracked infantry fighting vehicles, wheeled 100 mm assault gun, new long-range rockets, anti-tank rockets on their own vehicles, radar vehicle, communications vehicle, vehicles and other logistical support of digital printing equipment camouflage square is also refreshing.
made 99 main battle tanks has been the focus of attention. In this regard, the third-generation designer Wang Zherong think tanks, 99 main battle tanks on the current overall level, be ranked among the world’s top three, but in terms of fire on the tanks, 99 tanks, is currently the strongest, The level of protection do not lose the West.
According to Hong Kong “Ta Kung Pao”, Chinese-made unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles side-car team to form team in the equipment side of them. Both the advent of domestic equipment, that China’s military modernization has taken an important step forward.
“Washington Post” pointed out that China’s military parade in the show are locally manufactured equipment, which means that China’s military industrial design and manufacturing capabilities are rising. National Day parade in 1999 compared to some of the weapons and equipment more mature and improve.
equipment side team Command deputy commander Zouyun Ming said: “by reading the display equipment, regardless of the number, size and degree of information technology, has reached a new level, and some have been developed to meet or exceed the world national level. “
foreign media from China’s military parade guess
parade has always been seen as the West about China’s military power windows, the Western media is also keen to on the parade in a variety of weapons and equipment display interpretation, to analyze the development direction of China’s armed forces, and even strategic direction.
the U.S. Associated Press reported that China will be the October 1 National Day military parade in the show five kinds of new missiles, one of the most striking is that the outside world has been concerned about the third generation of “Dongfeng -41 type “missiles and submarine-launched” JL-2 type “ICBM. Western observers even predicted, because this year is the 60th anniversary, the parade will showcase the “Dongfeng -41″ missile and other types of missiles. In addition, the Associated Press also published an article on the “JL-2 type” and “DF-31-type” missile’s performance had some interpretation.
fact, back in 1984 during the National Day military parade in 35 years, there are Japanese media said that China’s first public parade of new strategic missile weapons, that China’s defense modernization has taken a big step. British “The Times” also wrote that China’s first family of missiles it displayed in front of the world proves that it has the ability to cover every corner of the earth and self-confidence.
the 50th anniversary parade in 1999, is the largest since the founding of New China, the latest equipment, but also the degree of mechanization and a high-tech. Because of this, foreign military experts are particularly valued in this parade weapons and equipment changes. Canada, “Chinese Defense Review,” edited by Andrei Chang pointed out that in the 1999 parade, DF31-range strategic missiles only open a three, but this will be a public 8. Andrei Chang to render said it was issued in China to the United States suggests that they could attack the United States has begun long-range strategic missiles in service volume.
Western public opinion and take the “China threat”
in the interpretation of Chinese art National Day military parade rehearsal weapons appeared, the individual Western media continue to hype the “China threat.” Agence France-Presse article said that China’s missile concerns raised in the overseas R & D projects, while the U.S. is particularly concerned because the missile program “may quickly break cross-strait military balance.”
U.S. UPI Asia Online article, China is exaggerating the threat of cruise missiles against India. Thus, some countries are still wary of China’s military development.
analysts pointed out that China’s National Day military parade held to enhance national cohesion, to showcase the style of the PLA and defense industry has made progress. China has always pursued a peaceful foreign policy, military parade in a variety of weapons and equipment on display is not against any country. Individual Western media with ulterior motives, find fault with China’s military development, in fact, is already outdated in the repeat of the “China military threat theory” of the old tune. (Weidong Xu)
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