The Soviet Yakovlev Yak-17UTI was the People’s Republic of China’s first jet trainer aircraft. A total of forty-three examples were delivered and used until 1951.
The Jaguar main battle tank was developed by Cadillac Gage Textron and the Chinese CMEC corporation in the 1980’s for the purpose of export into the international arms market. Two prototypes were produced but the tank was never ordered or serviced.
The WZ-141 was a prototype light airborne tank project undertaken by China in the 1970’s. Two prototypes were made but the WZ-141 never saw active service.
Shangdeng No.1 was an overambitious design undertaken by the Chinese Shanghai Bulb Factory in 1958 to produce a multipurpose vehicle which could serve as a helicopter, a bus and a boat for the National Day celebrations.
Dou Xiangsong was a criminal from the Heilongjiang Province trained by the KGB to blow up China’s captured T-62 tank. It was the Soviet’s last attempt to prevent the Chinese from studying the tank.