History UsefulNotes / ChineseWithChopperSupport

4th Apr '16 12:29:16 AM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-->--'''Russian joke'''[[note]]It should be noted that this is a caricature of Chinese strategy, as one might expect from a joke told about them by their enemies.[[/note]]

to:

-->--'''Russian -->-- '''Russian joke'''[[note]]It should be noted that this is a caricature of Chinese strategy, as one might expect from a joke told about them by their enemies.[[/note]]



There is an extremely extensive and active subculture of Chinese netizens - the ''junmi'' - who obsessively document and follow the Chinese military - at least to the extent the CPC allows. The tendency towards nicknaming Chinese equipment (due to Article 432 of the Chinese Criminal Code punishing disclosure of military secrets) now extends to foreign equipment and armies too - the UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks are nicknamed the "[[Film/TeamAmerica World PD]]" or the "[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerGenerals Global Liberation Army]]", whilst the ubiquitous F-16 Fighting Falcon is called the "Pomegranate Sister", which is a homonym with the Chinese word for "sixteen". The Chinese authorities have a strained relationship with them. On one hand the ''junmi'' tend towards extreme nationalism and statism, on the other their analysis of Chinese military photos is sometimes too good for PLA comfort - not to mention an occasional source of information for the many foreign intelligence agencies with their eyes fixed on China's rising military.

to:

There is an extremely extensive and active subculture of Chinese netizens - the ''junmi'' - who obsessively document and follow the Chinese military - at least to the extent the CPC allows. The tendency towards nicknaming Chinese equipment (due to Article 432 of the Chinese Criminal Code punishing disclosure of military secrets) now extends to foreign equipment and armies too - the UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks are nicknamed the "[[Film/TeamAmerica "[[Film/TeamAmericaWorldPolice World PD]]" or the "[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerGenerals Global Liberation Army]]", whilst the ubiquitous F-16 Fighting Falcon is called the "Pomegranate Sister", which is a homonym with the Chinese word for "sixteen". The Chinese authorities have a strained relationship with them. On one hand the ''junmi'' tend towards extreme nationalism and statism, on the other their analysis of Chinese military photos is sometimes too good for PLA comfort - not to mention an occasional source of information for the many foreign intelligence agencies with their eyes fixed on China's rising military.
30th Mar '16 3:13:56 PM SSJMagus
Is there an issue? Send a Message


All armed forces of the People's Republic of China are part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), leading to its air and naval forces being referred to in English as the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), respectively. The PLA is in the process of shifting its emphasis from massed ground forces to increasing the strength of its naval and air power, as China's focus now shifts from defending its land frontiers to projecting its interests in the rest of the world.

to:

All armed forces of the People's Republic of China are part of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), leading to its air and naval forces being referred to in English as the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), respectively. What in most nations would be simply the Army is known as the People's Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF). Ballistic missiles, both nuclear and conventional, are operated by the People's Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF), and in 2015 a fifth branch, the People's Liberation Army Strategic Support Force (PLASSF) was created. The exact nature of that branch's role has yet to be revealed, though it presumably includes logistical functions. The PLA is in the process of shifting its emphasis from massed ground forces to increasing the strength of its naval and air power, as China's focus now shifts from defending its land frontiers to projecting its interests in the rest of the world.
23rd Jan '16 3:26:35 PM Morgenthaler
Is there an issue? Send a Message


->''"During [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Soviet_border_conflict the Damansky Island incident]] the Chinese military developed three main strategies: [[ZergRush The Great Offensive, The Small Retreat, and Infiltration by Small Groups of One to Two Million Across the Border.]]"''

to:

->''"During [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Soviet_border_conflict the Damansky Island incident]] the Chinese military developed three main strategies: [[ZergRush The Great Offensive, The Small Retreat, and Infiltration by Small Groups of One to Two Million Across the Border.]]"''"''
12th Jan '16 9:00:37 PM TheNerfGuy
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert2 Red Alert 2]]'', a previous ''Command & Conquer'' game, featured the opposing armies of the Allies and the Soviets. The Chinese weren't happy about the fact that they weren't included, so macho fans made tons of game modifications, which added the PLA as a PurposefullyOverpowered faction that simply invalidated the use of any other.

to:

* ''[[VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert2 Red Alert 2]]'', a previous ''Command & Conquer'' game, featured the opposing armies of the Allies and the Soviets. The Chinese weren't happy about the fact that they weren't included, so macho fans made tons of game modifications, which added the PLA as a PurposefullyOverpowered PurposelyOverpowered faction that simply invalidated the use of any other.
7th Jan '16 10:48:55 PM Chabal2
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

* One of the enemies fought as Novaya Russia in the TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture campaign of ''VideoGame/EmpireEarth'' is China. Mostly an aversion, as there's no mention of whether they're still communist at this point, and their military consists of the same advanced units and robots as the rest of the game. Oh, and they're researching TimeTravel.
4th Nov '15 2:50:53 AM SetsunasaNiWa
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Chinese soldiers serve as {{Mook}}s during the [[CaptainObvious Chinese Embassy]] levels in the original ''VideoGame/SplinterCell''. [[spoiler:Less of a straight example, since they are led by a [[RenegadeRussian rogue nationalist general]] in league with the Georgian government]].

to:

* Chinese soldiers serve as {{Mook}}s during the [[CaptainObvious Chinese Embassy]] Embassy levels in the original ''VideoGame/SplinterCell''. [[spoiler:Less of a straight example, since they are led by a [[RenegadeRussian rogue nationalist general]] in league with the Georgian government]].
5th Jun '15 8:38:16 AM valar55
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-->--'''Russian joke'''[[labelnote:*]]It should be noted that this is a caricature of Chinese strategy, as one might expect from a joke told about them by their enemies.[[/labelnote]]

to:

-->--'''Russian joke'''[[labelnote:*]]It joke'''[[note]]It should be noted that this is a caricature of Chinese strategy, as one might expect from a joke told about them by their enemies.[[/labelnote]]
[[/note]]
8th Oct '14 5:49:38 PM Str8taim
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The final chapter of ''VideoGame/{{WorldinConflict}}'' has China allying with the Soviet Union against the United States and NATO. A loading screen shows them launching offensives in Asia against South Korea, India, and Taiwan. To make matters worse, they are sending a whole bunch of fresh troops to the American west coast to reinforce the Soviet invaders in Washington State (and given just how many troops China has at it's disposal that's a VERY BAD thing). So the final three missions of the game have the U.S. forces desperately trying to liberate Seattle and drive the Soviets off American soil to stop the Chinese. (It's stated in-game that the Chinese do not have the ability to stage an effective amphibious assault of their own which is why they need the Soviet beachead.)

to:

* The final chapter of ''VideoGame/{{WorldinConflict}}'' ''VideoGame/{{World in Conflict}}'' has China allying with the Soviet Union against the United States and NATO. A loading screen shows them launching offensives in Asia against South Korea, India, and Taiwan. To make matters worse, they are sending a whole bunch of fresh troops to the American west coast to reinforce the Soviet invaders in Washington State (and given just how many troops China has at it's disposal that's a VERY BAD thing). So the final three missions of the game have the U.S. forces desperately trying to liberate Seattle and drive the Soviets off American soil to stop the Chinese. (It's stated in-game that the Chinese do not have the ability to stage an effective amphibious assault of their own which is why they need the Soviet beachead.)
8th Oct '14 11:29:01 AM Str8taim
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Chinese military plays an important role in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2''. If you complete all the optional
Strike Force missions, they will also assist you in the final mission.

to:

* The Chinese military plays an important role in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2''. If you complete all the optional
optional Strike Force missions, they will also assist you in the final mission.
8th Oct '14 11:25:13 AM Str8taim
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* The Chinese military plays an important role in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2''. If you complete all the optional Strike Force missions, they will also assist you in the final mission.

to:

* The Chinese military plays an important role in ''VideoGame/CallOfDutyBlackOps2''. If you complete all the optional optional
Strike Force missions, they will also assist you in the final mission.
*The final chapter of ''VideoGame/{{WorldinConflict}}'' has China allying with the Soviet Union against the United States and NATO. A loading screen shows them launching offensives in Asia against South Korea, India, and Taiwan. To make matters worse, they are sending a whole bunch of fresh troops to the American west coast to reinforce the Soviet invaders in Washington State (and given just how many troops China has at it's disposal that's a VERY BAD thing). So the final three missions of the game have the U.S. forces desperately trying to liberate Seattle and drive the Soviets off American soil to stop the Chinese. (It's stated in-game that the Chinese do not have the ability to stage an effective amphibious assault of their own which is why they need the Soviet beachead.)
This list shows the last 10 events of 101. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=UsefulNotes.ChineseWithChopperSupport