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Weapon review from peace mission

09-25-2010 08:37 BJT Special Report:2010 Peace Mission Drill |

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Many impressive military weapons are on display during the Peace Mission 2010 drills. That include more than 1,600 tanks and armored vehicles, 100 artillery and rocket batteries, 50 fighter planes and helicopters. Let's look at some of these weapons.

China sent some of its most advanced weapons and equipment for the drill. Many were displayed during the 60th anniversary parade.

Leading the troop is the third generation 99B tank. It now is a major player in ground fights.

The 100mm assault gun is characterized with high precision, great firepower, swift reaction and strong defence capacity. It is also has the ability to be transported through the air.

Infantry fight vehicles are the main part of China's light mechanized force. It can either fire independently or work as cover for tanks.

The self-developed 122mm vehicle-bone howitzer has a wide firing range. It can also automatically fix a position.

Other major weapons and equipment include armored command vehicles, armored scout and reconnaissance vehicles and surgery station vehicles.

The Z9 and Mi 17 helicopter, H6 strategic bomber, J10 fighter jet and new refueling planes also participated in the drill.

The "Peace Mission 2010" drill is the seventh anti-terror military exercise launched under the SCO framework. It has drawn five-thousand troops from five of the six SCO member states -- China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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