CHINA MILITARY Positive developments in Ukraine in recent years of military technical cooperation with China, or more precisely, the former Soviet Union to China to sell military heritage. This trend in the field of naval technology, military aviation and motor areas of the field is obvious.
Ukraine has been able to China and in the Navy, the Air Force active cooperation of weapons and equipment, mainly for two reasons:
First, China has not as easily as it used to be Russia's weapons and technology, and the introduction and the need to learn high-tech weapons and equipment are still high;
Second, there is still capacity to pay, Beijing, Kiev, capital is required, together with Ukraine is not China's neighbors, China is rapidly increasing military strength is not a problem for Ukraine.
Air Force cooperation
State-owned enterprises in China and Ukraine Antonov aviation complex technology in a series of active cooperation on joint projects, including the development of ARJ21 regional jet aircraft, improved transport and other transport -8. (CHINA MILITARY)
China is also on the safety and security -158 -148 aircraft interest. Uzbekistan is also involved in the maintenance of security in China already have -12, -24 security, safety and -26, -30 aircraft safety.
Antonov Airlines two years ago, complex technology and China signed a heavy military transport planes to help China develop a memorandum.
China is also the help of Ukrainian experts for the construction of large wind tunnel testing heavy military transport aircraft, it will be China's largest air laboratory. China plans to manufacture made heavy use of Ukrainian military transport aircraft.
Ukraine is also China's new L-15 trainer aircraft to collaborate on projects, in accordance with the contract to supply China in 2011-2012 the first AI-222-25F engines, supply of the future is likely to continue to help manufacturing L-15 aircraft.
Responsible for the Ukrainian state arms export company actively participate in China's first domestically produced aircraft carrier fleet development, and for the initial purchase from Ukraine, "Varyag" aircraft carrier development of new modern equipment.(CHINA MILITARY)
Initially the former Soviet Union in the Ukrainian city of Nicholas Aliyev failed to build completed "Varyag" aircraft sold to China, seems to be converted into recreational facilities, and finally to become China's first aircraft carrier to shift into a certain combat capability The teaching and training field.
China is clearly the carrier has been successful all the design documents. Moreover, the carrier will be symbolically named "Shi Lang" was to commemorate the recovery of Taiwan in 1681 led his army to return to the mainland of the Qing Dynasty general.
The carrier will be equipped with Ukraine engines, Ukraine has transferred DN80 gas turbine manufacturing technology, Harbin plant will become the engine of ships using the main manufacturing base.
The carrier will be equipped with the Shenyang Aircraft Manufacturing Company developed J -15 "Flying Shark" carrier-based fighters, also in 2005, purchased from Russia, Ukraine, T-10K Su -33 based on the prototype developed from.
Ukraine also help China with the "Nitka" ground training system similar facilities for ship-borne air force pilot training teaching.
Wuhan has been built in the vicinity of a full-size modular cement carrier, a landing runway and control tower. Began in 2010 in Liaoning and Shanxi to build another two similar facilities.
Ukraine will also be sold to China 4 (or 2) "European bison" small air cushion landing craft, two of them built in Ukraine, the other two companies in Uzbekistan and the expert assistance of shipbuilding production in China.
China hopes to learn to like the design and construction of warships. The above will be equipped with Chinese-made weapons and fire control systems.(CHINA MILITARY)