< p > it is understood, since the 1950s, China began to provide training to friendly countries, according to statistics, to 1963, has for Vietnam, North Korea, Cuba, Laos, Albania and other countries sent to China more than 6700 various kinds of military cadet training was provided. Since the 60s of last century, China began to accept military students from Asia, Africa and Latin American countries, at present, including many African countries the president, Prime Minister and a number of military command personnel were derived from military academies in China. < p > in addition, China has also increased in these countries exports of weaponry and military aid, according to foreign media statistics. Now, China is one of the world's five largest arms exporter, especially in sub Saharan Africa to south of the 33 African countries, China's exports of weapons ranked second, in weapons systems in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ethiopia, Namibia, Tanzania, Ghana, Nigeria and other countries of China's exports accounted for the largest share of the country's weapon system.
observation and learning of the people's Liberation Army joint information military exercises, foreign military students < according to U. S. media reports, since the 1990s, China for various uses tactical missile, rocket and artillery development and production made rapid development, has achieved impressive results in the impact of the international market. Chinese exports of Eagle series anti-ship missiles, red series antitank missile, self artillery and tank Destroyers have great destructive power. < Chinese made missiles at close to the target, to do the snake maneuver, itself has stealth capabilities and penetration ability. China Eagle - 81 missiles in the last century 90's fame, was by Iran, Pakistan and other countries, the Iranian Air Force even Eagle - 81 hung in American F-4E fighter bombers, become sidetracked in the Persian Gulf American warships to the weapon. In addition to missiles, China's aviation equipment is also called a fist products. < p > from the perspective of the western media and professional institutions are concerned, China had no machine has become lost in the "star weapon" of the carrier, the anti - aircraft missile, exports showed a thriving trend, such as China aviation industry production of the K-8 trainer, Z-9 helicopters, rainbow - unmanned aerial vehicles, and so, it is understood, at present China aviation industry has aircraft in the African market occupy the larger share. < p > at present, nearly 21 African countries are in the use of AVIC aircraft, which includes dual-use trainer, such as jointly developed by Hongdu L-15 and China and Pakistan, K8 "Kara Kunlun" trainer.
K8 "Cara of Kunlun" trainer
Japanese media have lamented, the air force in African countries, at least 80% trainer used by Chinese manufacturing, training every day in Africa off thousands of military vehicles and training thousands of the air force pilots from Chinese school, Chinese military aid to African brothers is more in the past six years the 2 times, China not only by training a large number of African countries and low level officers and military personnel to exert influence on Africa, more by African leaders in the military training period, the influence of build relationships and sphere of influence. < p > some western media says China to African countries a series of secret military aid, and large quantities of an elite force of free training, enhance China's influence in Africa, in fact, is imperceptibly gradually enhance China's prestige and influence in African countries, and gained the support of these countries in many fields. The African Union officials that "we cannot agree with the western view, China's aid to Africa completely and Western different, Africa will never forget China when we are in the most difficult period provided valuable assistance, China has to Africa will fight to the death to help".