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6 17, visitors in Paris, France at the European International Defense Exhibition visit China North Industries Corporation’s booth. Xinhua News Agency reporters Zhang Yu and Wei She
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2010 International Defense Exhibition in Europe (Eurosatory 2010), on June 14 to 18 in the northern suburb of Paris, Weiler Pant held from 50 countries and regions, more than 1,300 manufacturers, showed “little to the handcuffs, large tanks,” all kinds of military equipment. It is noteworthy that, this show appeared on the Chinese military enterprises of the figure, the Western media, which is since 1989 the European arms embargo implemented after the debut of Chinese weapons in Europe.
14 Xinhua published the news that day, as the field of international military one of the most important professional exhibitions, the biennial International Defense Exhibition in Europe closed to the public. Although the recession affecting the level of military spending in many countries, but this year the number of exhibitors increased by 10% still, including six Chinese companies.
Reuters reported that the Chinese military enterprises of the debut, presided over the exhibition of the French Defense Minister Morin Elvis was not surprised. He stressed: “Chinese friends to join the world’s largest ground-based weapons salon, and display their products, it is entirely logical.” Previously, France had several times called on the EU to lift 21-year arms embargo against China.
It is understood that attending the show six Chinese companies, not only China North Industries Corporation and Poly Technology Co., Ltd. This state-owned enterprises, including several private companies, they show different emphases. For example, the North’s booth where you can see armored vehicles, rocket launchers and howitzers and other heavy equipment; Poly brings a machine gun, grenade launchers, portable anti-aircraft missiles and light weapons; a company called “Star Import and Export Company,” the company, its exhibits places body armor, helmets and other military, mostly ordinary, the main impact of the international market with price advantage. AP reporters Huan Zhu and Yi Dao, China show uniform products, a considerable portion is worn on the “African American” model of the body, which seems to imply that their export orientation.
current European International Defense Exhibition has attracted national military leaders and purchasing groups, participating Chinese companies to sell their own products as an opportunity. When the Western media to intellectual property issues to the Chinese exhibitors took the lead when it was the latter rejected. In this regard, the British military authority publication “Jane’s Defense Weekly,” Peter Firth Taiwan and Germany, said, “China is trying to enter the international arms market … Their technology continues to progress, as in the past are no longer simply copy Russian system of. “