According to the South China Morning Post on August 11, during a joint military exercise in the Ningxia Autonomous Region, Russia and China are testing the latest combat tactics, as well as many of the latest North Korean weapons. Terrible.
Liu Xiaowu, Commander-in-Chief of the People’s Liberation Army, said the drills included innovative combat tactics such as emergency troop movements and heavy weapons drop and long-range strikes by fighter bombers. J-16 and use of drones.
J-20 stealth fighters, KJ-500 airborne early warning and control aircraft, combat and surveillance drones, and new armored vehicles also took part in the exercise.
He also said that 81% of the weapons used in the exercise were “brand new”.
This is the first joint military operation with Russia that China has organized since the pandemic began.
According to Zhou Chenming, a researcher from the Yuan Wang Institute of Military Science and Technology in Beijing, this is also the first time that Russia has used many new Chinese weapons in a large-scale exercise.
This will certainly help Russia improve their joint operations and combat capabilities with their Chinese counterparts, he said.
In addition, he also said that the deployment of new generation J-20 and Y-20 aircraft and other sophisticated weapons are also aimed at preventing extremist and terrorist forces in Central Asia.