China Military Equipment 

Military Aircraft Navy Land Combat Missiles

 

People's Liberation Army Military Aircraft

Fighter/Attack/Interceptor

J-4 Fagot

J-5 Fresco

J-6 Farmer

J-7 Fishbed

J-8 Finback

J-9 / FC-1

J-10

 J-11 Flanker

 J-12

 JH-7

 K-8

 Q-5 Fantan


Cargo/Transport

Y-5 Colt Y-7 Curl Y-8 Cub



AEW - Airborne Early Warning

Y-8MP
Y-XX AEW



Rotary

Z-5 Hound
Z-9


UAV

Chang Hong 1
D-4 NPU

 

People's Liberation Army Navy

Overview

PLA Navy Facilities

Destroyers

 
Inventory 
Type Class Displacement 1985
2000 2010
Type 956
 Sovremenny  8,480 - 1 4
 Type 054  Luhai  6,600 - 1 5
 Type 052  Luhu  5,700 - 2 2
 Type 051  Luda  3,960 11 17 ~11
 Type 07  Anshan  2,040 4 - -
Total: 15 21 27-29


 
Frigates

  Inventory
 Type  Class Displacement
 1985  2000 2010
 Type 054  Maanshan   - -
 Type 059  Jiangwei III
 3,000 - - 3
 Type 057  Jiangwei II 2,250 - 6-8
 Type 055  Jiangwei 2,250 20 5 4
 Type 053  Jianghu 1,925 2 28 ~25
 Type 053K  Jiangdong 1,925 5 1 -
 Type 065  Jiangnan 1,400 4 - -
 Type 01  Chengdu 1,510 - - -
Total: 31 36 34-43

 
Guided Missile Boats

  Inventory
Type Class
 Displacement  1985  2000  2010
 Type 520T  Houjian  520    4 4
 Type 343M  Houxin  478    14 ~36
 Type 021  Huangfeng  205  100  65 ~25
 Total:  100  83 65 

 
Submarines

    Inventory
Type Class Displacement 1985
2000 2010
 Type 094 NEWCON SSBN
 8,000  - - ? 8
 Type 092  Xia SSBN  6,500  1 1 -
 Type 093  NEWCON SSN  6,500  - - 4
 Type 091  Han SSN  5,500  3 5 5
   Kilo  2,325  - 2 4
 Type 039  Song  2,250  - 2 5
 Type 035  Ming  2,100  2 16 20
 Type 033  Romeo  1,710  90 38 15
 Type 03   Whiskey  1,350  20 - -
 Type 031  Golf SSB  2,700  1 1 -
   Wuhan  2,100  - 1  
  Total: 117 62 66 

 

Amphibious Warfare


   Inventory
Type Class Displacement 1985 2000 2010
Type 074
Yuting
4,800 -
6 20 
 Type 072  Yukan 4,170 3 7 7
   Yudeng 1,850 -
1 1
 Type 073  Yudao 1,460 1 1 1
 Total: 4 15 29

 

Naval Aviation

     Inventory 
 Type Mission
1985 
2000 2010
B-6 bomber 50 30 30
B-5 bomber 130 80 25
Q-5 attack - 75 ~75
FH-7 attack - ~25 ~100
F-4 fighter   600   580   600
F-5
F-6
F-7
  Total:  780  765  730

 

Sources and Resources

Land Combat Systems

Tanks

Type 59

Type 62

Type 63

Type 69

Type 80

Type 85

Type 90

 

Armored Vehicles

Type 63

Type 77

Type 85

Type 86

Type 90

WZ-501

WZ-503

WZ-504

WZ-505

WZ-506

WZ-523

WZ-551

WZ-751

YW-304

YW-307

YW-309

YW-531

YW-531H

YW-701

YZ-75

 

Anti-tank Weapons

HJ-8
HJ-73 AT-3
 

Artillery

 Towed

Type 54

Type 59
M-46

Type 60

D-74

Type 66

M-55

Type 83 122mm

WAC-0

 
Self-Propelled

130mm SPG

203mm SPH

PLZ-45

Type 54 SPH

Type 70

Type 83 SPH

Type 85

Type 89 

 
Rocket Launchers

A100 300mm

M-1B 350mm

Type 63 107mm

Type 63 130mm

Type 70 130mm

Type 81 122mm

Type 81 107mm

Type 82 130mm

Type 83 273mm

Type 85 130mm

Type 89 122mm

Type 90 122mm

Type ?? 122mm

WM-80 273mm

WS-1 320mm

 

Anti-Aircraft

Type 55

M1939

Type 56 KS-18

Type 56
ZPU-4

Type 58
ZPU-2

Type 59 KS-19

Type 59

S-60

Type 63

Type 65

Type 72 KS-12

Type 74

Type 80 23mm

Type 80 57mm

Type 87 25mm

Type 88 37mm

Type 90 35mm

Type 90II

 

Missiles

Chinese Missile Nomenclature
ICBM

SLBM

INF/SRINF

Surface-to-Air

DK-9 / PL-9 HQ-1 / SA-2
HQ-2 / SA-2 HQ-3
HQ-7 / FM-80 HQ-9 / FT-2000 HQ-10 / SA-10
HQ-15 / SA-10
HQ-16 / SA-17
HQ-17 / SA-15 HQ-18 / SA-12 HQ-61 KS-1 LY-60 HN-5 / SA-7 HY-5 QW-1 QW-2
 

Air-to-Air

PL-1 / AA-1
PL-2 / AA-2 PL-3 / AA-2 PL-5 / AA-2 PL-7
PL-8  PL-9 PL-10 / FD-60 PL-11 / AMR-1
TY-90
 

Air-to-Surface

YJ-1 / C-801
YJ-2 / C-802 YJ-6 / C-601
YJ-8
YJ-16 / C-101 YJ-22
YJ-62 / C-611
 

Surface-to-Surface [Tactical]

C-701
CY-1
FL-1
FL-2 / C-101
FL-4
FL-7
HY-1
HY-2 / C-201 HY-3 / C-301 HY-4 / C-201 SY-1 SY-2 HJ-8 HJ-73 AT-3