The NFV-1 was a prototype infantry fighting vehicle designed by the Chinese NORINCO and American FMC corporations for a low-cost but effective infantry fighting vehicle for export. One prototype was made but the NFV-1 never saw mass production.
The Renault ZB was an experimental tank developed in the mid-1930’s. Although rejected for service with the French, sixteen units would later be constructed and exported to China where it was used against the Japanese.
One of the most common helmets used by the Chinese during the Second Sino-Japanese War were imported M1935 Stahlhelms. However prior to that in 1932, the Chinese attempted to produce their own Stahlhelm allegedly based off of the World War I M1916 Stahlhelm.