POTD: The Latest Chinese Weaponry

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson
Type QCW-05 Submachine Gun

Andrew wrote …

Your recent posting about PLA weaponry reminded me of all the pictures i took at the Chinese National Airshow in Zhuhai, China last November. Norinco, the largest arms manufacturer in China (Canadians know them well) makes everything from handguns to Main Battle Tanks and Spy Satellites, all of which were on display in a large hanger they had prepared to show off their goods. Zhuhai is meant to generate export sales so the arms on display are usually chambered in conventional NATO rounds rather than the unique Chinese stuff.

Unknown model 9mm submachine gun
NAR-10 Rifle
NQU-03 Bullpup Rifle
CS/LR4 Rifle

I like the design of the newer Chinese firearms. They are very slick.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Ant1248 Ant1248 on Aug 12, 2015

    Shame the temporary sanctions on Norinco are still in place.

  • Ed Ward Ed Ward on Aug 12, 2015

    Yup--I have a Norinco 982 and it's a more durable copy of the Rem. 870 (it's built like a freaking tank!).