Type 052C Luyang-II Class

25 May 2017

Nicknamed ‘Chinese Aegis’, the Type 052C (NATO reporting name: Luyang-II class) destroyers were the first truly multirole and highly capable, modern indigenous destroyers [...]

Type 051C Luzhou Class

21 May 2017

Type 051C (NATO codename: Luzhou class) is an air-defence guided missile destroyer, utilising the Russian-made S-300FM regional air-defence missile system controlled by the [...]

Type 052B Luyang class

19 May 2017

The PLA Navy received two Type 052B (NATO reporting name: Luyang class) multirole missile destroyers in 2004. Built by the Shanghai-based Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) [...]

Type 051B Luhai Class

18 May 2017

Type 051B (NATO reporting name: Luhai class) is the multirole missile destroyer commissioned by the PLA Navy in 1999, with only one hull ever constructed. The first-of-class [...]

Type 052 Luhu Class

17 May 2017

Type 052 (NATO reporting name: Luhu class) is the PLA Navy’s first ‘true’ multirole missile destroyer. Utilising a mixture of Chinese- and Western-designed weapon [...]

Type 051 Luda Class

16 May 2017

Seventeen Type 051 (NATO designation: Luda class) missile destroyers were built between 1970 and 1991 for the PLA Navy. The class was China’s first independently developed [...]

Chengdu J-10

14 May 2017

The first 4th-generation fighter aircraft produced by China, the Chengdu J-10 represented the highest achievement of the Chinese aviation industry in the first decade of the 21st century [...]

Chengdu FC-1 Xiaolong / PAC JF-17 Thunder

12 May 2017

The Chengdu FC-1 Xiaolong (Fierce Dragon) is a single-engine multirole fighter, which was conceived in a joint Sino-Pakistani development programme that commenced in 1999. The aircraft is serving with the Pakistani Air Force as the FC-17 Thunder [...]