List of equipment of the People's Liberation Army Ground Force

This is a list of military equipment in service with the People's Liberation Army Ground Force, either presently, or former equipment that has since been replaced.

Individual equipmentEdit

Name Type Origin Image Notes
Uniform and gears
Type 21 uniform Combat uniform
Field uniform
  China Fitted with Xingkong series camouflage.[1]
Type 19 combat uniform Combat uniform   China   Fitted with Xingkong series camouflage.
Type 19 backpack Assault pack
Large rucksack
  China Fitted with Xingkong series camouflage.[2]
Type 19 individual carrying system Bulletproof vest
Webbing equipment
  China   Featuring Kevlar lining and slot for ballistic plates. Fitted with Xingkong series camouflage.[2]
Type 17 combat boots Combat boot   China In service. Replaced Type 07 combat boots.[3]
Type 15 heavy bulletproof vest Bulletproof vest
Webbing equipment
  China In service. Featuring integrated webbing equipment and slot for ballistic plates.[4]
Type 07 uniform Combat uniform
Dress uniform
  China   Including Type 07 dress uniform, Type 07 parka jacket, etc. Fitted with Type 07 series camouflage.
Type 06 bulletproof vest Bulletproof vest
Webbing equipment
  China In active service, featuring integrated webbing equipment and slot for ballistic plates.[5]
Type 04B bulletproof vest Bulletproof vest
Flak jacket
  China Featuring Kevlar lining and slot for ballistic plates.
FDY-IR paratrooper bulletproof vest Bulletproof vest   China In active service for army aviation assaults troops
Type 06/A backpack Assault pack   China In service. Type 06A is the improvement variant featuring Pouch Attachment Ladder System. Both variants can be attached to the Type 01B backpack.
Type 06 individual carrying system Webbing equipment   China   In active service. Often paired with Type 04B body armor.
Type 01B backpack Large rucksack   China In active service. Main storage has volume of 70L.
QGF-11 Combat helmet   China   In service.[6][7]
QGF-03 Combat helmet   China   In service.[8]
QGF-02 Combat helmet   China In limited service. Replaced by QGF-03.
TMT-98 Tanker helmet   China In service.
FMJ10 Gas mask   China Latest gas mask. In service.
FMJ09 Gas mask   China In service
MF-22 (also kniown as FMJ-08) Gas mask   China Partially remaining for service
MF-12 (also known as FMJ06 or FMJ05A) Gas mask   China In service, replaced Type 64
MF-11 (also known as FMJ-05) Gas mask   China Retired, now used for training only.
Type 69 Gas mask   China Retired, now used for training only.
Type 65 Gas mask   China Retired, no longer used
Type 64 Gas mask   China Retired, now used for training only
Electronics
Individual combat system Personal computer terminal/battle management system   China Tactical information system, including a tablet with camera, and multifunctional night-vision goggles. Soldier can mark and conduct identification friend or foe (IFF) through the goggles. Information system carried by each soldier also send back information to the command center, whom is able to track the soldier movements, give instructions to the soldiers in real time.[9][10]
TBR-131/TBR-134 transceiver Portable Transceiver   China Division/brigade/regiment/battalion level SSB radio Currently in service: TBR-134, the improvement variant of TBR-131.
TBR-120/TBR-120A/TBR-121 transceiver Portable Transceiver   China Division/brigade/regiment/battalion level VHF radio. Currently in service: TBR-121, the improvement variant of TBR-120.
TBR-115/TBR-116/TBR-170 transceiver Compact Transceiver   China Battalion/Company/platoon level radio.TBR-170 is the replacement for TBR-115 and TBR-116.
TBR-001/TBR-001A/TBR-002 transceiver Handheld Transceiver   China Squad level combat radio. TBR-002 is improved from TBR-001/A and introduced in PLAGF around 2008.
Other equipment
Type 57 Flare gun   China In service.
QNL-95 Multi-purpose knife and bayonet   China In service. Can be fitted on QBZ-95, QBZ-03
Type 20 bedding gears Military bedding   China Including Type 20 individual sleeping bag, Type 20 winter camouflage coat, Type 20 winter boots, Type 20 down jacket, Type 20 parka jacket.[11]
Type 19 military gears eyeglasses and other accessories.   China Including Type 19 glasses, gloves, underwear, puttee, boonie hat, socks, canteen kit, mess kit, etc.[11]
Type 17 individual tent Tent   China Fitted with IR blocking material.[12]
Individual first-aid kit First aid kit   China Unspecified compact first-aid kit. In service as of 2014.
FZD-04/A/B Chemical reconnaissance device   China Equipped with the Army chemical defense troops.[13]
BBG011A Night-vision device   China In service.[14]

Small arms and light weaponEdit

Small armsEdit

Name Type Cartridge Origin Image Notes
Handgun
QSZ-92 Semi-automatic pistol 5.8×21mm DAP92 or 9×19mm Parabellum   China   In active service. 15 or 20-round magazines.[15] Improved variants are called QSZ-92A/B.
QSZ-193 Semi-automatic pistol 9×19mm Parabellum
5.8×21mm DAP92
  China Subcompact/pocket pistol designed for special forces and military officers. 7-round magazine.[16]
QSW-06 Suppressed pistol 5.8×21mm DCV05 or 5.8×21mm DAP92   China In active service. 20-round magazine. Used by the Special Forces. Replaced the Type 67.[17]
QSZ-11 Semi-automatic pistol 5.8×21mm DAP92   China Compact version of QSZ-92-5.8mm. 8-round magazine. Phasing out. Designed for military officers and special forces.
Nonlinear line of sight weapon
HD-66[18] Nonlinear line of sight weapons 9×19mm Parabellum   China It uses the QSZ-92 as the main pistol, and is an equivalent to the Israeli CornerShot.
CF-06[18] Nonlinear line of sight weapons 9×19mm Parabellum   China It uses the QSZ-92 as the main pistol, and is an equivalent to the Israeli CornerShot.
Submachine gun
QCQ-171 Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum   China In service as of 2019.[19]
CS/LS06 Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum   China 50-round magazine. Used by Special Forces. Limited service.[20]
QCW-05 Bullpup personal defense weapon 5.8×21mm DAP92   China   50-round magazine. Suppressor is detachable.
QCQ-05 Bullpup submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum   China Derived from QCW-05
Type 79 Submachine gun 7.62×25mm Tokarev   China   20-round magazine. Limited service.
Assault rifle
QBZ-95 Bullpup assault rifle 5.8×42mm DBP87   China   30-round magazine or 75-round drum magazine. Standard service rifle.
QBZ-191 Assault rifle 5.8×42mm   China   Equipped with QMK-152 3x scope, unveiled in 2019
QTS-11 Assault rifle
Airburst grenade launcher
5.8×42mm / 20mm airbust grenade   China 20-round magazine and single shot, bolt action 20mm grenade launcher. An equivalent to the American XM29 OICW.[21] It is a variant of the QBZ-03 assault rifle.[22]
QBZ-03 Assault rifle 5.8×42mm DBP87   China   30-round magazine. Serving only with the reserve, garrison, border patrol PLAGF units.
Type 81 Assault rifle 7.62×39mm M43   China   30-round magazine or 75-round drum magazine. It is now in service only in Reserve Forces and militia. Based on elements from the Dragunov, SKS, and AK-47/ AKM series rifles.
QBS-06 Underwater assault rifle 5.8×42mm DBS06   China 24-round magazine.
Carbine
QBZ-192 Carbine 5.8×42mm   China Carbine version of the QBZ-191.
QBZ-95B Carbine 5.8×42mm   China   Carbine version of the QBZ-95.
Type 56 carbine Semi-automatic carbine 7.62×39mm M43   China   Used in ceremonial role or reserve training. 10-round internal magazine. Deactivated, use as the ceremonial rifle. Based on the SKS.
Designated marksman rifle
QBU-88 Bullpup semi-automatic rifle 5.8×42mm   China  
QBU-191 Selective fire designated marksman rifle 5.8×42mm   China 30-round box magazine. Automatic fire mode is retained.
Type 85 sniper rifle Semi-automatic rifle 7.62×54mmR   China   Derived from the Dragunov sniper rifle.
Sniper rifles
QBU-203 (CS/LR35) Bolt-action sniper rifle 7.62×51mm   China 5-round box magazine.[23]
QBU-202 (CS/LR35) Bolt-action sniper rifle 8.6x70mm   China 5-round box magazine.
QBU-141 (CS/LR3) Bolt-action sniper rifle 5.8×42mm   China 5.8mm variant of the CS/LR4 with 10-round box magazine.[24]
CS/LR4 (NSG-1) Bolt action rifle 7.62×51mm CS/DFL3   China   [25]
Anti-material rifles
QBU-201 Anti-materiel precision rifle 12.7×108mm   China   5-round box magazine. In service with PLA.
QBU-10 Semi-automatic anti-materiel rifle 12.7×108mm   China   5-round box magazine. In service with PLA.[26]
QBU-99 Semi-automatic anti-materiel rifle 12.7×108mm   China The M99B, a bullpup variant, is also produced.[27]
AMR-2 Bolt-action anti-materiel rifle 12.7×108mm   China  
Light machine guns and light support weapons (LMG/LSW)
QJB-191 Light support weapon 5.8×42mm   China   30-round magazine or 75-round drum magazine. Light support weapon derived from QBU-191 marksman rifle.
QBB-95 Bullpup light support weapon 5.8×42mm DBP87   China   30-round magazine or 75-round drum magazine. Light support weapon variant of the QBZ-95.
QJS-161 light machine gun 5.8×42mm   China 100-round and 150-round belt container.
QJY-88 Light machine gun 5.8×42mm DBP87   China   100, 200-round magazine or belt. Replaced the Type 67 general purpose machine gun.
Type 81 LMG Light machine gun 7.62×39mm M43   China   75-round drum magazine. Light purpose machine gun variant of the Type 81 assault rifle.
General-purpose machine guns (GPMG)
QJY-201 General-purpose machine gun 7.62×51mm NATO   China [23]
Type 80/86 machine gun General-purpose machine gun 7.62×54mmR   China   100, 200, or 250-round magazines. Based on the PKMS.
Heavy machine guns (HMG)
QJZ-171 Heavy machine gun 12.7×108mm   China Ultra lightweight heavy machine gun for firepower platoon. Replacing QJZ-89.
QJZ-89 Heavy machine gun 12.7×108mm   China Lightweight heavy machine gun for firepower platoon.[28]
QJG-02 Heavy machine gun 14.5×114mm   China Also called the Type 02 anti-aircraft gun. Emplacement.[29]
Type 85 heavy machine gun Heavy machine gun 12.7×108mm   China   Emplacement.[30]
QJC-88 Heavy machine gun 12.7×108mm   China  
CS/LM12 Rotary cannon 7.62×54mmR   China Export-oriented. In limited service with special operation forces.

Grenades, explosives, and missilesEdit

Name Type Caliber Origin Image Notes
Rockets launchers
PF-98 Multipurpose Rocket launcher 120mm   China  
PF-11 Disposable Rocket launcher 93mm   China Developed from PF-97.
DZJ-08 Disposable Rocket launcher 80mm   China
PF-97 Disposable Rocket launcher 80mm   China Chinese copy of the RPO-A Shmel.
PF-89 Disposable Rocket launcher 80mm   China  
FHJ-01 Double-barreled incendiary rocket launcher 62mm   China
Type 69 RPG Rocket-propelled grenade 40mm   China  
Anti-tank guided missiles
HJ-16 Anti-tank guided missile Tandem shaped charge HEAT   China Universal light-weight anti-tank guided missile. Pre- or post-launch lock on with top attack capability. Developed from QN-502C missile.[31]
HJ-12 Anti-tank guided missile Tandem shaped charge HEAT   China   Fire and forget, man-portable ATGM similar to FGM-148 Javelin.
HJ-11 Anti-tank guided missile Tandem shaped charge HEAT   China Man-portable missile launcher improved from HJ-8.
HJ-8 Anti-tank guided missile 120mm   China  
HJ-73D Anti-tank guided missile 125mm   China   Upgrade of the original HJ-73. Chinese development of the 9M14 Malyutka.
Man-portable air-defense systems
HN-5A/B Man-portable air-defense system 72 mm   China
FN-6 Man-portable air-defense system 72 mm   China
QW-1/2 Man-portable air-defense system 71 mm/72 mm   China  
Grenade launchers
QLU-11 (LG5) Semi-automatic grenade launcher 35x32mm
40x53mm
  China Uses drum magazines with high-precision airburst ammunition
QLG-10 Under-barrel grenade launcher 35x32mm   China Designed to be mounted onto QBZ-95, QBZ-95-1, and QBZ-95B-1.
QLB-06 Semi-automatic grenade launcher 35x32mm   China Semi-automatic variant of the QLZ-87, with a redesigned action.[32]
QLZ-04 Automatic grenade launcher 35x32mm   China  
QLZ-87 Automatic grenade launcher 35x32mm   China  
QLG-91 Under-barrel grenade launcher 35x115mm   China Designed to be mounted onto a Type 56 assault rifle. Later variants can be used with the Type 81, Type 87, and QBZ-95.
QLT-89 grenade discharger 50mm   China Handheld grenade launcher. Functionally similar to the Type 89 grenade discharger.[33]
DFR-89 incendiary grenade discharger 35mm   China Handheld grenade launcher for white phosphorus munitions. Reverse-engineered DM34.[34]
Hand grenades
Type 18 Frag grenade   China
Type 86 Frag grenade   China
Type 82-2 Frag grenade   China
Type 73 mini grenade Frag grenade   China [35]
FSL-02 Smoke grenade   China The grenade weights 750 grams, and has a length of 140mm with a diameter of 65mm. Duration is 2 minutes at 2–5 m/s wind speed. The body has pale green color with white or black band indicating the color of smoke (white/black). The smoke grenade went in service in 1995, replacing FSL01 smoke grande that has been in service since 1963.[36]
Type 67 Frag grenade   China

Mortars and recoilless riflesEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Mortars
PBP-172[37] 120mm lightweight mortar Unknown   China In service. 120mm lightweight mortar deployed by PLAGF firepower companies.
PP-93 60mm lightweight mortar   China In service. PP-89 with extended barrel.
PP-89 60mm lightweight mortar 4,000   China In service. 60mm lightweight mortar deployed by PLAGF firepower platoons.
PP-87 82mm mortar 2,880   China   In service. 82mm mortar deployed by PLAGF firepower companies.
Type 67 mortar 82mm mortar   China
Type 56 mortar 160mm mortar   China Copy of the M-160 mortar.[38]
Recoilless rifles
PF-78 82 mm recoilless rifle 3,966   China
PF-75 105mm recoilless rifle   China  
PF-56 75mm recoilless rifle   China

OtherEdit

Export-orientedEdit

Reserve and retiredEdit

ArtilleryEdit

Gun artilleryEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Self-propelled howitzer (SPH)
PCL-181 155mm truck mounted howitzer 200   China
PCL-161 122mm truck mounted howitzer 300   China Mounted on the MV3 truck chassis.
PCL-171 122mm vehicle mounted howitzer 100   China Mounted on the CTL181A assault vehicle chassis.
PLL-09 122mm self-propelled wheeled howitzer 350[56]   China
PLZ-05 155mm self-propelled tracked howitzer 320[56]   China  
PLZ-07A/B 122mm self-propelled tracked howitzer PLA-7A:350[56]
PLZ-07B: 150
  China  
PCL-09 122mm truck mounted howitzer 300[56]   China
PLZ-89 122mm self-propelled tracked howitzer 500[56]   China Amphibious capable
PLZ-85/70 122mm self-propelled tracked howitzer   China 50 in storage[56]
PLZ-82/83[57] 152mm self-propelled tracked howitzer 150[56]   China 20 in storage
W90 203mm self-propelled gun 203 mm self-propelled howitzer   China Export-oriented. In limited service.
Field howitzer
PL-01 155mm howitzer Unknown   China
PL-59 (M-46) 130mm howitzer 234[56]   Soviet Union  
PL-66 (D-20) 152mm howitzer 500[56]   Soviet Union   1,600 PL-54-1/PL-66 in storage
PL-96 (D-30) 122mm howitzer 500[56]   Soviet Union   2,800 PL-83/PL-60/PL-96 in storage
Mortar carrier
PLZ-10 120 mm self-propelled gun-mortar 800   China gun-mortar variant of Type 89A infantry fighting vehicle. (In service)
PLL-05 120 mm self-propelled gun-mortar 450   China   In service[58]
PCP-001 84 mm automatic self-propelled gun-mortar 420   China In service
CTL181A Mortar Carrier 120 mm vehicle-mounted mortar Unknown   China In service.[59]

Multiple rocket artilleryEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Self-propelled multiple rocket system
PHL-16 370mm multiple rocket launchers 20+[60]   China Modular 300mm/370mm/750mm ammunition system
PHL-03 300mm multiple rocket launchers 175[56]   China  
PHL-XX (SR-7) 122mm/220mm multiple rocket launchers   China The SR-7 modular multiple launch rocket was observed in PLAGF service, though the designation is unknown.[61][62]
PHZ-11 122mm/220mm multiple rocket launchers 100[56]   China
PHL-11 122mm/220mm multiple rocket launchers 350[56]   China
PHZ-89 122mm multiple rocket launchers 375[56]   China
PHL-81/90 122mm multiple rocket launchers 550[56]   China   700 PHL-81 in storage
Towed multiple rocket launchers
PH-63 107mm multiple rocket launchers 1,570+   China   700 PHL-81 in storage

Anti-aircraft artilleryEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon
PGL-12 35 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system 12   China In service. Single-barrel revolver 35 mm anti-air recon vehicle with four FN-6 infrared surface-to-air missiles.
PGL-625 12   China In testing. 25 mm wheeled CIWS with four FN-6 infrared surface-to-air missiles.
HQ-16/B Medium range surface-to-air missile 200   China  
PGZ-09 35 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system 120   China   In service. 2 X 35 mm and optionally 4 X fire-and-forget FN-6 missiles.
CS/SA-1 35 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system   China In service. Low attitude system, capable of engaging cruise missile and mortar round. Export-orientated weapon with unknown military designation within PLA.[63][64]
HQ-17/A Short range surface-to-air missile HQ-17: 140
HQ-17A: 20+
  China Low to medium altitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system.
HQ-6D Short range surface-to-air missile 30   China   Low attitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system developed from the Italian Aspide missile.
HQ-7A/B Short range surface-to-air missile 200   China   Low attitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system developed from the French Crotale missile.
PGZ-95 25 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system 270   China   In service[58] 4 X 25 mm and 4 X fire-and-forget QW-2 missiles.[65][66]
Type 92 Yitian missile-based self-propelled anti-aircraft system   China Wheeled mobile TY-90 SAM system.
PGZ-88 37 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system 6   China In limited service for training. 2 X 37 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft system
Type 80 57 mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun   China 2 X 57 mm, self-propelled anti-aircraft tank equivalent to the ZSU-57-2 but using the Type 69 tank chassis.
9K331 Tor-M1 Short range surface-to-air missile 60[67]   Soviet Union   Low to medium altitude, short-range surface-to-air missile system.
Towed anti-aircraft weapon
PG-87 25 mm towed anti-aircraft gun 1,000+   China 2 X 25 mm, improved version of the Type 85.[68][69] Capable of radar-based automatic engagement.
PG-99 (Type 90) 35 mm towed anti-aircraft gun 1,000+   China 2 x 35mm towed autocannon[70] based on Type 90 2 X 35 mm, licensed production of Swiss Oerlikon 35 mm twin cannon.[71] Military designation PG-99. Capable of radar-based automatic engagement.
PG-55/PG-65/PG-74 37 mm towed anti-aircraft gun 3,000+   China 2 x 37mm towed autocannon. Phased out.

OtherEdit

Export-orientedEdit

  • PLZ-45 – 155mm self-propelled tracked howitzer. Export version of the PLZ-05.
  • SH-15 – 155mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer. Export version of the PCL-181.
  • SH-9 – 120mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer.[72]
  • SH-5 – 105mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer.[73]
  • SH-3 – 122mm armored self-propelled howitzer. Export version of the PLZ-89.
  • SH-1 – 155 mm/52 caliber truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer. Similar in concept to French CAESAR self-propelled howitzer.[74]
  • CS/SM10 – 120 mm all terrain vehicle mounted self-propelled mortar-howitzer.
  • CS/SH4 – 122mm truck-mounted self-propelled howitzer.[75]
  • CS/SS6 – 81 mm all terrain vehicle mounted self-propelled mortar.
  • CS/SM4 – – 120 mm self-propelled mortar.[76]
  • CS/SM1 – 81 mm rapid fire self-propelled mortar. Export version of the PCP-001.
  • AH-4 – 155 mm towed howitzer.
  • AH-2 – 155 mm towed howitzer. Export version of the PLL-01 howitzer.
  • AH-1 – 155 mm towed howitzer. Export version of the PLL-01 howitzer at 52 caliber.
  • FGT-203 – 203 mm towed howitzer. Experimental design based on PLL-01. This artillery system was developed by Norinco in cooperation with Space Research International of Belgium.[77]
  • SY400 – strategic MLRS, first unveiled at the 2008 Zhuhai Airshow[78]
  • SY300 – strategic MLRS, first unveiled at the 2008 Zhuhai Airshow[78]
  • A-300 – 300 mm
  • A-200 – 300 mm
  • SR-5/SR-7
  • AR3 – 300 mm
  • PHL03 – 300 mm, Chinese copy of Russian BM-30 Smerch
  • AR2 – 300 mm[79]
  • AR1A – 300 mm[79]
  • WS-3[80]
  • WS-2
  • WS-1 and WS-1B – an 8 and 4 tube 320 mm multiple launch rocket system by Sichuan Aerospace Industry Corporation (SCAIC, also known as Base 062)
  • WS-6
  • WS-15
  • WS-22
  • WS-32
  • WS-33
  • WS-35
  • WS-43
  • WS-63
  • WS-64
  • A-100 MRL – 10 tube 300 mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System
  • Type 81 – 122 mm[81]
  • PR50 – 122 mm
  • SR-4 – 122 mm
  • WM-80 – 273 mm Multiple Rocket Launcher Systems
  • WM-40 – 273 mm
  • Type 90 – 30×130 mm
  • Type 82 artillery (on a Yanan SX250 6×6 truck) – 30 tube 130 mm multiple rocket launcher replacing the 19 tube 130 mm multiple rocket launcher of the Type 70 (on a YW 531C) and Type 63 (on a 4×4 truck)
  • Type 90 – 40 × 122 mm rockets
  • Type 81 – 40 × 122 mm rockets
  • Type 82 – 130 × 130 mm rockets
  • Type 70 – 122 mm
  • Type 762 – 284 mm
  • Type 74 – 284 mm
  • Type 70 – 19 × 130 mm
  • Type 65 – rocket system[82]
  • Type 63 – 130 mm
  • Type 63 – 107 mm

Reserve and retiredEdit

  • Type 83 SPH – 152 mm self-propelled howitzer.
  • Type 54-1 (PL-54-1) – 122 mm towed howitzer.
  • Type 66 (PL-66) – 122 mm towed howitzer.
  • Type 83 (PL-83) – 122 mm towed howitzer.
  • Type 86 (PL-66) – 122 mm towed howitzer.
  • Type 66 (PL-66) – 152 mm towed howitzer. copy of the Soviet D-20
  • Type 54 (PL-54) – 152 mm towed howitzer.
  • Type 59 and Type 59-1 (PL-59/PL-59-1) – copy of the Soviet M46 130 mm towed field gun
  • Type 60 (PL-60) – copy of the Soviet D-74 122 mm howitzer
  • Type 83 MLRS – 273 mm multiple rocket launcher in limited service. Retired.

VehicleEdit

Armored combat vehiclesEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Main battle tanks
ZTZ-99A Main battle tank Approximately 600+[60]   China  
ZTZ-99 Main battle tank Approximately 600[60]   China  
ZTZ-96A/B Main battle tank 2500   China   Approximately 2,500 Type 96/96A/96B in service as of 2018[87]
ZTZ-88A/B Main battle tank 300[60]   China   Phasing out.
Type 79 Main battle tank 300[60]   China   Phasing out.
Type 59/II/D Main battle tank 300[60]   China   Phasing out.
Light tanks
ZTQ-15 Light tank 250+[60]   China Entered service in December 2018.[88]
ZTS-63A Amphibious light tank 100[60]   China   Phasing out.
Infantry fighting vehicles
ZBL-08 Infantry fighting vehicle 2,000+[60]   China   Highly modular vehicle family with over 20 variants. Armed with 30mm autocannon. Used as a universal chassis for medium combined arms brigade.
ZBD-05 Amphibious assault vehicle 600+[60]   China  
ZBD-04A Infantry fighting vehicle 1900+[60]   China  
ZBD-04 Infantry fighting vehicle 400[60]   China  
ZSL-92/B Infantry fighting vehicle 1,150[60]   China   Armed with 25mm autocannon.
Type 86A Infantry fighting vehicle 1,250[60]   China   Improved Type 86, near equivalent to Soviet BMP-2
Type 86 Infantry fighting vehicle 1,000   China   Phasing out. Chinese copy of Soviet BMP-1, around 1,000 in service with reserved forces.
ZSD-89-II Infantry fighting vehicle Unknown   China IFV based on Type 89 APC.
Armored personnel carriers
ZSL-10 Armored personnel carrier 500+[60]   China A variant of Type 08 modular infantry fighting vehicle. Armed with 12.7 mm armor-protected turret
ZSD-05 amphibious assault vehicle 500+[60]   China A variant of Type 05 amphibious fighting vehicle. Armed with 12.7 mm armor-protected turret
ZSD-89A Armored personnel carrier 420   China Armored Personnel Carrier in service with large numbers. Improved Type 89.
ZSD-89 Armored personnel carrier 1,750[60]   China   Armored Personnel Carrier in service with large numbers.
ZFB-05 Armored personnel carrier   China 4x4 light-weight armored personnel carrier in limited service.
ZSL-92A Armored personnel carrier 700[60]   China  
Type 63/C Armored personnel carrier Type 63: 750
Type 63C: 200
  China   Phasing out.
High mobility vehicles
VP22 Mine resistant ambush protected vehicle   China
VP11 Mine resistant ambush protected vehicle   China
CSK-181 Armored assault vehicle   China
CSK-141 Armored assault vehicle   China
CSK-131 Armored assault vehicle   China  
Dongfeng EQ2050 Infantry mobility vehicle   China  
CS/VP4 ATV All-terrain vehicle   China
CS/VP3 Armored scout car   China
GAZ Tigr (YJ2080) Infantry mobility vehicle   Russia  

Anti-tank/anti-structure vehiclesEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Assault guns
ZTL-11 105 mm assault gun 950   China   Assault gun variant of Type 08 modular infantry fighting vehicle.
ZTD-05 105 mm amphibious assault gun 250   China Assault gun variant based on Type 05 amphibious fighting vehicle chassis.
PTL-02 100 mm assault gun 250   China   Assault gun variant based on WZ-551 infantry fighting vehicle chassis.
Tank destroyers
PTZ-89 120 mm tank destroyer 230   China   Out of service
Missile carriers
AFT-10 Carrier Anti-tank missile carrier 100   China   In service. HJ-10 missile deployed on ZBD-04A, ZBL-08, FAW MV3 ground vehicle platforms.
AFT-9 Carrier Anti-tank missile carrier 450   China   In service. HJ-9 missile deployed on WZ-551 ground vehicle platform.[60]
AFT-8C/D/E Carrier Anti-tank missile carrier 450   China In service. AFT-8C, D, and E variants can mounted on BJ2022 and other light assault vehicles.
AFT-11 Carrier Anti-tank missile carrier   China In service. HJ-11 missile deployed on Dongfeng Mengshi ground vehicle platform.
HJ-73D Carrier Anti-tank missile carrier   China In service. HJ-73D can be mounted on various platforms of PLAGF.
CM-501GA Anti-tank guided missile
Anti-ship missile
180mm   China 10 km-40 km point strike cruise missile
CM-501XA Loitering munition 180mm   China 10 km-40 km point strike loitering munition (suicide drone)
CTL-181A Drone Swarm Loitering munition   China Multiple launching loitering munition & drone swarm (suicide drone)[89]

Logistic and support vehiclesEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Logistic and utility trucks
FAW MV3 Tactical truck   China   3.5–5 tonnes (3,500–5,000 kg) (off-road) payload. In service since 2011. Third generation tactical truck platform developed by FAW for PLA.
Shaanxi SX2220 (HMV3) Heavy tactical truck   China 7 tonnes (7,000 kg) (off-road) payload. Third generation heavy utility truck of 6x6 chassis.
Shaanxi SX2306 (HMV3) Heavy tactical truck   China 10 tonnes (10,000 kg) (off-road) payload. Third generation heavy utility truck of 8x8 chassis.
Taian TA4410 Heavy transporter   China 65 tonnes (65,000 kg) payload. Third generation heavy tank transporter of 8x8 chassis capable of transporting Type 99 tank.
Taian TA4360 Heavy transporter   China 60 tonnes (60,000 kg) payload. Third generation heavy tank transporter of 6x6 chassis capable of transporting Type 99 tank.
Shaanxi SX2190 Tactical logistic truck   China   5-tonne truck of PLAGF in 1980s. Chinese licensed version of Steyr 91.
Dongfeng EQ1108 Logistic truck   China 2.5-tonne 4x2 General utility truck mainly used for troops transport. Widely used by PLA and PAP. A modified copy of Japanese civilian Nissan Diesel Condor truck.
Dongfeng EQ245/EQ2100 Logistic truck   China 3.5 tonne capacity, six-wheel drive troop/cargo carrier truck
Dongfeng EQ240/EQ2081 Logistic truck   China   2.5-tonne capacity, six-wheel drive troop/cargo carrier truck
Dongfeng EQ2102 Logistic truck   China In service since mid-1990s. Chinese militarized version of Nissan Diesel Condor. 3.5-tonne capacity troop/cargo carrier truck. Replaced EQ245/EQ2100.
Type 82 truck (HY472) Heavy transporter   China 60 tonnes (60,000 kg) payload. Second generation heavy tank transporter of 6x6 chassis capable of transporting Type 96 tank.
Jonyang JY813 Articulated all-terrain tracked vehicle   China
Ural-4320 Logistic truck   Soviet Union   5 tonne capacity general purpose off-road 6×6 vehicle.
Light utility vehicle
BJ2022 Light utility vehicle   China   Widely used 4x4 vehicle in the Chinese army. Jointly developed by Beijing Auto Works and Chrysler.
BJ2020 Light utility vehicle   China  
BJ80 Light utility vehicle   China  
NJ2045/2046 Light utility vehicle   China   Chinese licensed version of Iveco VM 90
Military engineering
Type 90-II ARV Armored recovery vehicle   China Service support for Type 96 tank and Type 99 tank. Based on Type 99 tank chassis.[90]
VME-102-40 Armored recovery vehicle   China Service support for Type 96 tank and Type 99 tank. Based on Type 96 tank chassis.
Type 08 ARV Armored recovery vehicle   China Based on Type 08 8x8 IFV chassis.
Type 05 ARV Amphibious armored recovery vehicle   China Based on ZBD-05 chassis.
ZBD-04A ARV Armored recovery vehicle   China Based on ZBD-04A chassis.
ZJX-93 (Type 93) Armored recovery vehicle   China   Type 93 is based on Type 89 AFV chassis.
Type 84 (WZ653A) Armored recovery vehicle   China Type 84 is the second generation recovery vehicle supporting service for Type 79 tank, Type 88 tank, and Type 96 tank. Chassis is based on Type 79 tank.[91]
WZ653 ARV Armored recovery vehicle   China   Based on Type 69 tank.
Type 76 ARV Amphibious armored recovery vehicle   China Based on Type 63 amphibious light tank.
Type 73 ARV Armored recovery vehicle   China Based on Type 59 tank.
GZM-003 Amphibious bridging vehicle   China  
Type 08/VN1 assault bridge Armored bridging vehicle   China Based on Type 08 8x8 IFV.[92]
GQL-410 heavy assault bridge vehicle Armored bridging vehicle   China Based on Type 96 tank chassis. Support Type 99 tank and other heavy vehicles.[92]
Type 84 (WZ621) bridging tank Armored bridging vehicle   China In service since 1985. Based on Type 79 tank chassis. Support 40-tonne payload.[93]
GQL-111 heavy mechanized bridge Vehicle-launched bridge   China  
CTL-181A Assault Bridge Builder Vehicle-launched bridge   China Truck mounted vehicle-launched bridge.[94][95][96]
GQL-321 light mechanized bridge Vehicle-launched bridge
Pontoon bridge
  China   In service as of 1996. The chassis is based on XC2200.[97]
GQL-110 heavy mechanized bridge (Type 84) Vehicle-launched bridge   China Also known as Type 84. Further development of GQL-120A. The chassis is based on JN252.[98]
GQL-120A light mechanized bridge (Type 69A) Vehicle-launched bridge   China Also known as Type 69A. Based on Dongfeng EQ2081 chassis. The bridge system is improved from earlier Type 69 mechanized bridge developed in 1969.[99][98]
GAZ-004 Armored engineering vehicle   China Based on Type 08 8x8 IFV.
GCZ-112 Armored engineering vehicle   China   Based on Type 96 tank chassis.
GCZ-110 Armored engineering vehicle   China Based on Type 96 tank chassis.
GSL-411 (GSL-241) Obstacle breaching vehicle   China Heavy obstacle breaching rocket launcher designed for amphibious assault mission.[100]
GSL-430 (GBP-128) Obstacle breaching vehicle   China Based on BJ 2032 chassis.[100]
GBP-126 Obstacle breaching vehicle   China [100]
GSL-133 Minefield breaching vehicle   China Based on Type 96 tank chassis. Fitted with mine-clearing line charge.
Type 08 breaching vehicle Minefield breaching vehicle   China Based on Type 08 8x8 IFV. Fitted with mine-clearing line charge.
Type 05 breaching vehicle Minefield breaching vehicle   China Based on ZBD-05 chassis. Fitted with mine-clearing line charge.
GSL-130 Minefield breaching vehicle   China   In service as of 1996. Improved from GSL-131 and based on Type 79 tank[100] chassis. It's fitted with rocket assist mine-clearing line charge.
GSL-131 Minefield breaching vehicle   China Based on Type 84 military tractor chassis, which itself was based on Type 62 light tank. It's fitted with rocket assist mine-clearing line charge.
GSL-211 Minefield breaching vehicle   China Mine clearing vehicle based on Type 83 SPH chassis. It's fitted with rocket assist mine-clearing line charge. The vehicle is developed in 1960s.[101]
GSL-111 (WZ762A) Minefield breaching vehicle   China First generation mine clearing vehicle. It's fitted with rocket assist mine-clearing line charge. The vehicle is developed in 1960s.
GSL-110B Airburst rocket mine clearing vehicle   China First generation mine clearing vehicle based on Type 62 light tank chassis.[101]
GSL-110/A (Type 81) Airburst rocket mine clearing vehicle   China First generation mine clearing vehicle. This vehicle saw combat operation during Sino–Vietnamese conflicts (1979–1991).[101]
Type 90A MLV Wheeled minelayer   China Based on Type 90A MLRS.[102]
GBL-130 Tracked minelayer   China Based on Type 89 AFV
GBL-120 Tracked minelayer   China
Type 84 MLV Wheeled minelayer   China Early rocket-assist mine-laying vehicle based on BM-21 Grad chassis.
Type 74 Wheeled minelayer   China In service as of 1975. Phased out. Early rocket-assist mine-laying vehicle based on FAW CA-30 general utility truck chassis.
Special vehicles
CSZ-181 MEDVAC Armored ambulance   China Based on the CSZ-181 armored assault box truck.
Type 08 Armored Ambulance Armored ambulance   China Based on the Type 08 command vehicle. Featuring a modified crew cabin with medical equipment, the Armored Ambulance variant has two Red Cross markers on each side of the vehicle body.[103][104][105]
Type 89A Armored Ambulance Armored ambulance   China   Based on the ZSD-89A armored fighting vehicle.
Type 14 Hazardous Environment Reconnaissance Vehicle Battlefield hazard detection and surveillance   China   Based on the Type 08 command vehicle. Equipped with sensors and equipment for hazardous detection involving nuclear, biological and chemical environment.
Type 08 Electronic Warfare Vehicle Electronic warfare   China Based on the Type 08 communication vehicle but the satellite communication suite on top of the vehicle roof is replaced by a rectangular shaped radar with several small radar panels for Electronic Support Measures.[106]

OtherEdit

Export-orientedEdit

  • ZFB-91 – Export-oriented 6x6 light-weight armored personnel carrier, limited service in PLAGF and Chinese People's Armed Police.
  • Type 90 – Export-oriented armored personnel carrier based on Type 85. Limited services within PLAGF.
  • Type 85 – Export-oriented armored personnel carrier developed alongside the Type 89 armored fighting vehicle. Limited services within PLAGF.
  • Type 81 – Export variant of Type 63 armored personnel carrier
  • CS/VP3 – Export-oriented mine resistant, ambush protected vehicle (MRAP) developed by Poly Technologies.[107][108][109]
  • 8M – Export-oriented mine resistant, ambush protected vehicle (MRAP) jointly developed by Norinco and South African firm EWI2 for China,[110] first revealed in mid-2012.[111][112]
  • VN4 – Export-oriented 4x4 armored Car small quantity were produced for testing within PLAGF.

Reserve and retiredEdit

  • Type 77 – Amphibious armored personnel carrier used in 1980s.
  • Shaanxi SX2110 – Standard tactical truck of PLAGF since 1980s.
  • Shaanxi SX2300 – Standard tactical truck of PLAGF since 1980s.
  • FAW CA-141 – Retired. General Utility Truck. Standard tactical truck of PLAGF since 1980s.
  • Taian TA4360 – Tank transporter of PLAGF in 1980s.
  • Taian TA5380 – Heavy artillery truck.
  • Taian TA5450 – Heavy artillery truck.
  • Wanshan WS580 – Heavy artillery truck. Chinese licensed copy of Belarus MAZ-537.
  • Wanshan WS2300 – Heavy artillery truck.
  • Wanshan WS2400 – Heavy artillery truck. Chinese licensed copy of Belarus MAZ-543
  • Wanshan WS2600 – Heavy artillery truck.
  • Kamaz-4326 – In limited service. General Utility Truck. Standard tactical truck of PLAGF since 1990s.
  • Kamaz-43114/43118 – In limited service. Heavy high mobility and tactical truck.
  • KrAZ-6322 – In limited service. Heavy high mobility and tactical truck
  • BJ212 – In limited service. Originally developed from UAZ-460. Standard light utility & off-road vehicle in 1960s to 2000s.
  • Dongfeng EQ1108 – Retired. General Utility Truck
  • ZIL-4331 – Retired. General Utility Truck
  • Yuejin NJ-130 – Retired. General Utility Truck, license-built GAZ-51
  • Yuejin NJ-230 – Retired. General Utility Truck, license-built GAZ-63
  • GAZ-53 – Retired. General Utility Truck
  • FAW CA-6440 – Retired. Light utility van. Reverse engineered from Nissan Caravan E24.
  • GAZ-66 – Retired. General Utility Truck
  • FAW CA-10 – Retired. General Utility Truck, license-built ZIS-150, China's first domestic built truck type. Standard tactical truck of PLAGF in 1950s to 1980s.
  • FAW CA-30 – Retired. General Utility Truck, license-built ZIL-157
  • ZIL-130 – Retired. General Utility Truck. Standard tactical truck of PLAGF in 1960s to 1990s.
  • ZIL-131 – Retired. General Utility Truck
  • Kamaz-5320 – Retired. General Utility Truck
  • Kamaz-53212/53215 – Retired. Heavy high mobility and tactical truck
  • KrAZ-214 – Retired. Heavy high mobility and tactical truck
  • KrAZ-255 – Retired. Heavy high mobility and tactical truck
  • GAZ-69 – Retired. Standard light utility & off-road vehicle in 1950s to 1990s.
  • GAZ-69A – Retired. Standard light utility & off-road vehicle in 1950s to 1990s.
  • UAZ-452 – In limited service. Light utility & off-road van in reserve
  • UAZ-469 – In limited service. Standard light utility & off-road vehicle in 1970s to 2000s.
  • GAC Changfeng Leopard – Chinese licensed version of the Mitsubishi Pajero. Standard light utility & off-road vehicle since 1990s.
  • Toyota Land Cruiser – In limited service. Light utility vehicle.

VesselEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Landing craft
Type 067 (Yunnan-class) Landing Craft Utility 50+[60]   China   Yunnan II class
Type 271 (Yupen-class) Landing Ship Medium 200+[60]   China Later variants are bigger.
Yutu-class Landing Ship Medium 2+[60]   China
Yuwei-class Landing Ship Medium 100[60]   China
Logistic and support
Type 701 (Yunsong-class) Roll-on/roll-off 2[60]   China
Unknown type Cable layer 1[60]   China
Fuzhong-class Transport oiler 1[60]   China
Fubing-class Transport oiler 8[60]   China
Fulei-lcass Transport oiler 2[60]   China
Huntao-class Fleet Tug 2[60]   China
Haixun III Cutter 1[60]   China

AircraftEdit

Name Type Quantity Origin Image Notes
Transport aircraft
Xian Y-7 Transport aircraft 2+[60]   China  
Shaanxi Y-8 Transport aircraft 2[60]   China  
Shaanxi Y-9 Transport aircraft 2+[60]   China  
Helicopter
CAIC Z-10 Attack helicopter 150+[60]   China  
Harbin Z-19 Attack helicopter 186[113]   China  
Changhe Z-8/Changhe Z-18 Transport helicopter 131+[60]   China   9 Z-8A; 96 Z-8B; 6 Z-8L; 20+ Z-18
Harbin Z-9 Utility helicopter 255[60]   China   21 Z-9A; 31 Z-9W; 10 Z-9WA; 193 Z-9WZ
Harbin Z-20 Utility helicopter 24+[60]   China  
Changhe Z-11 Light utility helicopter 53[60]   China  
H120 Colibri Light utility helicopter 93[113]   France
 
SA342L Utility helicopter 8[60]   France  
Mil Mi-17 Utility helicopter 88[60]   Soviet Union   22 Mi-17; 22 Mi-17 Hip H; 3 Mi-17-1V Hip H; 38 Mi-17V-5 Hip H; 25 Mi-17V-7 Hip H;
Mil Mi-8/Mil Mi-171 Transport helicopter 190[60]   Soviet Union   50 Mi-8T Hip; 140 Mi-171
Mil Mi-26 Transport helicopter 4[113]   Soviet Union  
Sikorsky S-70C2 Executive transport helicopter 19[60]   United States  
Unmanned aerial vehicle
Harbin BZK-005 Heavy ISTAR Unknown   China  
Harbin BZK-009 (WZ-9) Heavy ISTAR Unknown   China
BZK-006 Medium ISTAR Unknown   China
BZK-007 Medium ISTAR Unknown   China
BZK-008 Medium ISTAR Unknown   China
ASN-209 Silver Eagle Tactical reconnaissance Unknown   China Can perform generally reconnaissance and artillery reconnaissance.[114]
WZ-6 (ASN-207) Tactical reconnaissance Unknown   China Can perform generally reconnaissance and artillery reconnaissance. Typically carried by armored reconnaissance vehicle, wheeled vehicles, or MV3 trucks.[115]

Equipment summary (2021)Edit

Data estimated by The International Institute for Strategic Studies. Antiquated, auxiliary, stored, and land vehicles of other service branches are not included.[60]

Land vehicleEdit

  • Armored fighting vehicles: 22,921
  • Main battle tanks: 5,650
    • ZTZ-59/ZTZ-59-II Tank: 600
    • ZTZ-59D Tank: 600
    • ZTZ-79 Tank: 200
    • ZTZ-88A/ZTZ-88B Tank: 300
    • ZTZ-96 Tank: 1,000
    • ZTZ-96A Tank: 1,500
    • ZTZ-99 Tank: 600
    • ZTZ-99A: 600
  • Light tanks: 600
    • ZTQ-15 Light Tank, 250
    • ZTD-05 Light Tank, 250
    • ZTS-63A Light Tank, 100
  • Assault vehicle: 1,200
    • ZTL-11 Assault Gun: 950
    • PTL-02 Assault Gun: 250
  • Infantry fighting vehicles: 6,700
    • ZBD-04 Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 400
    • ZBD-04A Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 1,900
    • ZBL-08 Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 2,000
    • ZBD-86 Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 600
    • ZBD-86A Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 650
    • ZSL-92 Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 550
    • ZSL-92B Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 600
  • Armored personnel carrier: 3,950
    • ZSD-63 Tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier: 750
    • ZSD-63C Tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier: 200
    • ZSD-89 Tracked Armoured Personnel Carrier: 1,750
    • ZSL-92A Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier: 700
    • ZSL-10 Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier: 500
    • ZSL-93 Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier: 50
  • Amphibious assault vehicle: 600
    • ZBD-05 Amphibious Assault Vehicle: 600
  • Armoured utility vehicle: N/A
    • Dongfeng Mengshi Armoured Utility Vehicle
    • Tiger 4×4 Armored Utility Vehicle
  • Engineering and maintenance vehicles: N/A
    • Type-73 Armored Recovery Vehicle
    • Type-84 Armored Recovery Vehicle
    • Type-85 Armored Recovery Vehicle
    • Type-97 Armored Recovery Vehicle
    • Type-654 Armored Recovery Vehicle
    • KMM Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge
    • MTU Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge
    • TMM Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge
    • Type-84A Armored Vehicle Launched Bridge
    • Type-74 Mine Warfare Vehicle
    • Type-79 Mine Warfare Vehicle
    • Type-81-II Mine Warfare Vehicle
    • Type-84 Mine Warfare Vehicle
  • Anti-tank/Anti-infrastructure: 1000+
    • HJ-8 Vehicle-Mounted Missile: 450
    • HJ-9 Vehicle-Mounted Missile: 450
    • HJ-10 Self-Propelled Missile Launcher: 100
    • HJ-73D Man-Portable Anti-Tank System
    • HJ-8A Man-Portable Anti-Tank System
    • HJ-8C Man-Portable Anti-Tank System
    • HJ-8E Man-Portable Anti-Tank System
    • HJ-11 Man-Portable Anti-Tank System
  • Recoilless rifles: 3,966
    • PF-56 75mm Recoilless Rifle
    • PF-65 (B-10) 82mm Recoilless Rifle
    • PF-78 82mm Recoilless Rifle
    • PF-75 105mm Recoilless Rifle
    • PF-98 120mm Recoilless Rifle
  • Tank destroyers/Guns: 230
    • PTZ-89 120mm Self-Propelled Gun: 230
    • PT-73/PT-86 100mm Towed Gun: 1,308
  • Artillery: 9,204+
  • Self-propelled howitzers: 2,350+
    • PLZ-89 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 500
    • PLZ-07A 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 350
    • PLZ-07B 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 150
    • PCL-09 122mmmm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 300
    • PLL-09 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 350
    • PCL-161 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 30
    • PCL-171 122mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: N/A
    • PLZ-83A/B 152mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 150
    • PLZ-05 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 320
    • PCL-181 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer: 200
  • Towed howitzers: 1,234
    • PL-96 122mm Towed Howitzer: 500 (2,800 in store: PL-54-1/PL-83/PL-60/PL-96)
    • PL-59/PL-59-I 130mm Towed Howitzer: 234
    • PL-66 152mm Towed Howitzer: 500 (1,600 in store: PL-54/PL-66 (D-20)
  • Self-propelled gun-mortars: 1,716+
    • PLL-05 120mm Towed Gun-Mortar: 450
    • PLZ-10 120mm Towed Gun-Mortar: 800
    • PCP-001 82mm Self-Propelled Mortar: 466
  • Multiple rocket launcher systems:
    • PH-63 107mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 1,570+
    • PHL-81/90 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 550+ (700 in store)
    • PHL-11 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 350
    • PHZ-89 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 375
    • PHZ-11 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 100
    • PHL-03 300mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 175
    • PHL-16 370mm Multiple Rocket Launcher System: 20+
  • Mortars:
    • PP-53/PP-67/PP-82/PP-87 82mm Towed Mortar: 2,880
    • PP-89 60mm Portable Mortar: N/A
  • Surface-to-air missiles: 614+
    • HQ-16/HQ-16B Medium-Range Surface-to-Air Missile System: 200
    • HQ-17 Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile System: 140
    • HQ-17A Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile System: 20+
    • 9K331 Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile System: 24
    • HQ-6D Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile System: 30
    • HQ-7A/B Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile System: 200
    • HN-5A Point-Defense Surface-to-Air Missile System: N/A
    • HN-5B Point-Defense Surface-to-Air Missile System: N/A
    • FN-6 Point-Defence Surface-to-Air Missile System: N/A
    • QW-1/QW-2 Point-Defence Surface-to-Air Missile System: N/A
  • Self-propelled anti-aircraft guns: 396+
    • PGZ-04A 25mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun: 270
    • PGL-12 30mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun: some
    • PGZ-09 35mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun: 120
    • PGZ-88 37mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun: 6
  • Towed anti-aircraft guns: 7000+
    • PG-87 25mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun
    • PG-99 35mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun
    • PG-55 37mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun
    • PG-65 37mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun
    • PG-74 37mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun
    • PG-59 57mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun
    • PG-59 100mm Towed Anti-Aircraft Gun

AircraftEdit

Type Origin Class Role Introduced In service Total Notes
Xian Y-7 China Propeller Transport 2 [116]
Shaanxi Y-8 China Propeller Transport 2 [116]
Shaanxi Y-9 China Propeller Transport 2 [116]
Changhe Z-8 China Rotorcraft Transport 111 [116]
Harbin Z-9 China Rotorcraft Utility 1994 120 (est) [116]
Changhe Z-11 China Rotorcraft Attack/patrol 1998 53 [116]
Harbin Z-19 China Rotorcraft Attack/patrol 2012 120+ 186+ [116]
Harbin Z-20 China Rotorcraft Utility 2019 60 (est) [116]
CAIC WZ-10 China Rotorcraft Attack 2012 180 [116]
Mil Mi-17/Mil Mi-171 USSR Rotorcraft Transport 228 [116]
Eurocopter EC120 Colibri France Rotorcraft Training 15 [116]
Sikorsky S-70 USA Rotorcraft Executive transport 1983 19 [116]


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