The M163 Vulcan is a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun of US origin. Also known as the Vulcan Air Defense System (VADS), it was developed to replace the M42 Duster in US service. The M163 was complemented by the Chaparral self-propelled surface to air missile system in US service. The M163 packs powerful armament that is only of limited use against aircraft due to the lack of automated fire control.
The ZBD04A is a modern mechanized infantry combat vehicle of Chinese origin. The ZBD04A is the successor of the ZBD04 and trades in its amphibious capability for an increased protection level. Some sources use the name ZBD08 for this vehicle, but apparently that designation is not used by the PLA.
The SCAR-H is a modern battle rifle of Belgian origin. The SCAR-H was developed by Fabrique Nationale alongside the 5.56mm NATO caliber SCAR-L in response to a United States Special Operations Command requirement.
The PTS-2 is a late Cold War era amphibious cargo vehicle of Soviet origin. It is a further development of the PTS-M and is based around the newer MT-T tracked chassis. The PTS-2 is a more capable vehicle that is better suited to salt water operations, albeit in calm weather. Although most source indicate a start of production in 1985, these could have been in service as much as a decade earlier.
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