1999 parade by the reading of 42 kinds of weapons and equipment, the vast majority of domestic
data for: DF-31 strategic ballistic missile participating in the 1999 National Day military parade
China news agency, Beijing, July 23 – questions: thirteen China’s defense modernization footnote
China news agency reporter Tang Weijie
“National Day military parade for national defense and military modernization as a microcosm, a symbol.” Chinese People’s Revolution Military Museum researcher, military history experts Jiang Tingyu accept China news agency reporters interview, New China’s National Day military parade reflects the previous decades, the PLA weapons and equipment development and change process.
from the mule of the motorized, mechanized and then, until the information, this is the era of the Chinese armed forces armed forces label. Thirteen times the new China National Day parade, is undoubtedly the thirteen distinct footnote China’s defense modernization, can be sketched out China’s military modernization, standardization development context.
Jiangting Yu said the new China was founded, the Chinese military weapons and equipment from the introduction to imitation, to the design and manufacture, has gone through several major stages of development.
founding ceremony of the equipment is seized to the war years, countries all kinds of weapons is very complex, known as the “nations made”; the fifth anniversary of National Day military parade, the PLA’s equipment, whether imported or imitation, model, caliber has gradually unified; to the 1957 National Day military parade on the emergence of China-made aircraft; 1959 there will be a domestic “fifty-nine style” tanks. At the time by reading the six guns, there are five is made.
reform and opening up, China’s national defense and army building in times of peace building into orbit, while gradually “through science and technology” road. Weapons and equipment to track the world’s advanced technology, defense technology and weaponry and equipment steadily.
thirty-fifth anniversary National Day military parade, made strategic missiles debut. Then by reading the aircraft, missiles, artillery, tanks and armored vehicles, rockets, etc. are basically mine car, designed and manufactured. At that time, Deng Xiaoping issued by the reading unit to make awards, said: “(thirty-fifth anniversary National Day Parade) reflects the profound since the Third Plenum of the Party, People’s Liberation Army more revolutionary, modernized and regularized made on the construction great achievements, demonstrating the military weapons and equipment has risen to a new level. “
1999 50th anniversary military parade, by reading the 42 kinds of equipment, by are more than 90 new equipment, mostly designed and produced. High-tech weapons and equipment the PLA has started to become the main battle weapons. From the new main battle tanks, new infantry fighting vehicles, new artillery, antiaircraft new, new heavy-duty anti-tank missiles, new air defense missile, new anti-ship missiles, until the new ground-, most of which are equipped first appearance in the National Day military parade.
Jiang Tingyu, said the parade reflected the different times of national development and economic strength, but also reflects the extent of military modernization.
– founding ceremony, parade, after the founding of New China’s first grand parade, the Chinese people a new spirit to stand up to the solemn declaration;
– National thirty-five anniversary of the parade is the first time since China’s reform and opening up the National Day parade, the larger, newer display equipment, a high degree of mechanization, which is the progress of China’s reform and opening up a political clear;
– National Day fiftieth anniversary of the parade, the parade at the turn of the century, by reading up arms, armor line the most, the missile appeared the most, highest tech, the parade is the cause of building socialism with Chinese characteristics into the 21st century, important symbol.
six decades the National Day parade, the Republic’s first military parade in the new century. Since the last parade, the Chinese military and defense and after a decade of construction and development, its degree of modernization has a new leap forward. Since the new century China’s achievements in national defense and army building, will focus on 1 October this year show. Chinese Defense Ministry said earlier, this year’s parade will showcase the system with Chinese characteristics, the results of the armed forces, active main battle equipment to domestic-based, will showcase some new weapons and equipment, equipment type will be more diverse.