Foreign media said the Chinese military parade and equipment show a strong ability to counterattack
equipped with the new warhead missile modified PLA Dongfeng 15
LONDON September 10, 2007: U.S. Defense News 8 reported that the September 6 to meet for the 60th anniversary of National Day for the drill site, the Chinese military side debut a variety of new weapons and equipment, triggering Western military experts continued attention and interpretation. Canada’s chief editor Andrei Chang that the Chinese and defense, the PLA debut the new DF-31A has demonstrated its ability to counterattack of their own strong self-confidence. Former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency officials, are Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of International Relations, Bi Sheng Ge analysts believe that despite the DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missiles did not appear in the drill site, but may still show up on October 1, otherwise it will display the missile is in the testing phase.
The article said that in the 1999 National Day military parade, the Chinese only shows the three road-mobile Dongfeng -31 (DF-31) intercontinental ballistic missile, this year will reach 8. Analysts believe that the missile could be improved DF-31A missile that can carry more than three target reentry vehicle (MIRV). DF-31A will also be China’s first road-mobile nuclear intercontinental missile with a range to reach Washington. Canada’s chief editor Andrei Chang Han and defense that “the PLA debut new DF-31A is a signal that China is back to Washington that it has the ability.”
Although it was speculated that China will be the first public demonstration of its DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missiles, but does not appear in the drill, but may still show up on October 1. Former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency officials, are Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, School of International Relations Analyst Bi Sheng Ge said, “If the DF-41 does not appear, as evidenced by its still in the experimental stage and do not want to reveal its mystery Shihai its immaturity.” DF-41 DF-31 is based to a range of 11000-13000 km, can carry more than 10 target re-entry vehicle. International Assessment and Strategy Center, Washington, Vice President Richard Fisher said the People’s Liberation Army is moving with the multi-target re-entry vehicles (MIRV) in the direction of nuclear missile capability.
East China Sea, 10 (DH-10) long-range land-attack cruise missile (LACM) is also training debut. Using triple tube launchers DH-10 cruise missile with Russia’s “Rainbow” (Raduga) Kh-55 cruise missile similar to China in the 1990s from the Ukraine to buy six Kh-55 cruise missile. China’s coast opposite Taiwan has deployed more than 200 DH-10. Missile range of more than 1,500 km, 700 km away can be included in the Okinawa combat range.
Bi Sheng Ge said, “China opened the mystery of the East China Sea -10 missile has an important meaning, and this public display of Chinese land-attack cruise missiles. Over the years, the West has been discussing China the initial ground attack cruise missile capability, but it now appears that the PLA has achieved this goal. Obviously, the missile will strengthen China’s missile defense capability, increased the difficulty of attacking the United States and its allies. “
photos from the drill site, China has had several short-range missiles improved, including the configuration of new warheads stable wing (stabilizerfin) of the DF-15 missile, the installation of improved warhead (penetrator core) of the east – 11 missiles, and configure a new engine medium-range Dongfeng-21C missile. “DF-21C anti-ship ballistic missile is the future basis for the project to help China develop anti-access capabilities to the possible conflict over Taiwan, the U.S. Navy warships to Taiwan to curb the aid.” Bi Sheng Ge said.
article said, while a photo although it is unclear, but it can still make out the picture is the Eagle -91 missile. The Kh-31 missiles to Russia’s anti-radiation missile based on the ability to have anti-radiation and anti-ship variant of a double play. In addition, there are two UAV training debut. Fisher said, “in which one of ASN-206 UAV, the machine body side has a very strange round disc-like, there may be some sort of radar or satellite communications links.” Second UAV photos are blurred, it may be the universal application of the current old-fashioned ASN-205 UAV drone.
In addition, the parade exercise also demonstrated the variety of new armored vehicles and infantry vehicles, are equipped with new digital camo. 98/99 Series parade in 1999, new tanks on the debut, while the 99G main battle tanks, this tank is the most advanced variants: the gun tower and improvements include the installation can be split, the armor can be upgraded , use of explosive reactive armor and improved engine and targeting systems. In addition, the PLA Marine Corps camouflage new infantry fighting vehicles is the first public appearance. (Compiled: Spring)