A PGZ-07 twin 35mm self-propelled anti-aircraft gun system attached to an air-defense detachment of a brigade under the PLA 76th Group Army fires at mock aerial targets during a live-fire test on June 28, 2018. (eng.chinamil.com.an/Photo by Li Zhongyuan)
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
Correcting Wikipedia, one PLA system at a time.
Wikipedia called the current in service Norinco twin 35mm self-propelled anti-aircraft artillery (SP-AAA) Type09 AAA/PGZ09 (link). The official Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China - in its latest PR release - labelled it "PGZ07". My money is with the official MND of the PRC release, not Wikipedia. Yes I am nitpicking here but also wanting to highlight the potential pitfall of citing Wikipedia to my PLA watching peers.
Posted by Coatepeque at 12:51 PM