Captain Chen Yongwei side tracked self-propelled howitzers: the new advanced fire control is
side tracked self-propelled howitzers side team captain Chen Yongwei. Xinhua photo
military correspondent Gong Linmeng Biography: Chen Yongwei, tracked self-propelled howitzers party leader.
debut new equipment, the National Day parade
Xinhua Military: Can you introduce the next team we party equipment Aspect?
Chen Yongwei: see self-propelled howitzer is the first National Day military parade.
new equipment to achieve a howitzer from the crawler across the wheel, than the old equipment, mobility, survivability are greatly enhanced, particularly in fire control system, very advanced. Compared to advanced countries of similar weapons, a comparable level.
Xinhua Military: From the wheel to the crawler, the difficulty in managing time is increased?
Chen Yongwei: previous wheeled equipment, steering wheel control, like driving a car; track equipment is now a monster, moving the feeling of them is completely different from human perception to its vibration, action against us it is new. Typically, you need three years to master the new equipment, control; but now times heavy task for us not allow such a long time, must shorten the cycle.
conversion to mechanized infantry: four shells from a gun into a car
Xinhua military: you have been in the artillery it? Specifically what kind of professional?
Chen Yongwei: our original team of infantry, mechanized infantry and later changed, when equipped with four shells from a gun into a car.
Xinhua military: it was able to adapt to this change it?
Chen Yongwei: It was particularly pleased, because it is in the traditional sense of a revolutionary means of warfare, carried out on equipment replacement, so the team fighting raised a notch. However, we also presented a serious challenge, namely how to achieve the traditional infantry to mechanized infantry from the change.
in the past, is concerned about the people alone; now, pay attention to the equipment, attention to cars. In the past, emphasis is on the ground tactics, techniques; now, emphasizing real equipment operation skills. It can be said, done a lot of changes. (Interview by Xinhua military correspondent Gong Linmeng)
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