Hikvision And China's Military

By IPVM Team, Published May 25, 2021, 07:37am EDT

Hikvision has partnered with the PRC's military, earning top PLA supplier status, collaborating on PLA research, and more, an IPVM investigation reveals.

This contradicts Hikvision's "strong protest" that the US Defense Department putting Hikvision on a list of Chinese Military Companies was "groundless."

Watch this 1-minute, 45-second video for an overview:

The Wall Street Journal has published its own investigation based on IPVM's report.

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Hikvision declined to comment to IPVM, initially deleting but then restoring evidence of its PLA ties.

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*** ***** ******** *** Hikvision "***** ************ **********" could ******* *** *********** and "*********" ** *** surface-to-air ********/****, *********, *** tanks:

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*** *****'* ****** ***** that ** "*********** *********" on "***** ******" ** PLA ****** ******, ******** directly **** *** "******* experts" *** "****** **** commanders":

*** ********* *** ***** actual ****** ******** ********** methods ********** ** *** author *******field ****** [...] The author represented ********* to communicate with weapons ******* of the PLA General Armament Department and commanders ** ******** ****** ***** [emphasis added]

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五、上届回顾 由中国和平利用军工技术协会、全国工商联科技装备业商会、中国国防科协信息化 专委会主办,北京企发展览服务有限公司独家承办的第八届中国国防信息化装备与技术 展览会于****年**月*-*日在中国国际展览中心隆重召开。本届展会是中国军队和政府 部门大力支持的行业品牌盛会。 同时会聚了近 *** 多家厂商参展,代表了行业中具有领先地位的制造商,如:[...] 海康威视、*** *** ***China ******** ******* *********** ********** ********* *** ********** ********** was held in China International Exhibition Center on November 2-4, 2020. This ********** ** * ***** ***** *** ******** ****** ******** ********* ** *** ******* ******** *** ********** ***********. At the same time, more than 500 exhibitors gathered together, representing leading manufacturers in the industry, such as: [...] Hikvision, [emphasis added]

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** ********, ********* ****** a ********-****** ********* ****** "the ******** ** ****** Hikvision ** **********":

***decision ** ****** ********* ** **********. We strongly protested when Hikvision was included on this list in June because, as we have shown time and again, Hikvision ** *** * ‘******* ******** *******’. Hikvision is independently operated and publicly traded. Hikvision *** ***** ************ ** *** *&* **** *** ******** ************. Our business and ownership information has always been publicly available. Hikvision has tried to fully cooperate with the U.S. government and transparently answer policymakers’ questions. We have tried to correct misunderstandings about the company and our business. We will continue to try to do so. Hikvision is the global leader in providing video security solutions. These punitive actions against the company do not make America, or the world, any safer. [emphasis added]

*** ***'* **** ******** no ******* ***** *** it *** ******** *********. However, ***** ** ************, publicly ********* ******** ** Hikvision *** *****'* ********.

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*** ***, *** *** ever, *** ********* ********* research *** *********** **** for ******* ******** ************. Any ********* ** **** by *** ** *** employees **** **** ** in * ******** ******** and *** ** *** direction ** *** *******.

*********'* ******** ***** *** it ****** ** *******. Hikvision ** ******** **** the ***** ********* ** its *** ******* *** done ** *** *********' "personal ********". *** *** Hikvision **** ******* **** a *****? ** ********* employees, ** ***** **** time, ** ** *** Army ***** *** *********** with ****** **** ********** on ***** ********* ********? And **** ********* ********* that '******** ********' **** on *** ******** *******.

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"********* ** ******** **** the ***** ********* ** its *** ******* *** done ** *** *********' "personal ********". *** *** Hikvision **** ******* **** a *****? ** ********* employees, ** ***** **** time, ** ** *** Army ***** *** *********** with ****** **** ********** on ***** ********* ********?"

****, ***** **********; **** peoples *** *********** **** happen ** ** *** of ***** ******* ** the ****, ********** ** they ****** **** **** they **. ***** **** really **** **** **** do....or, ***** **** ****** love ***** ********, *** do *** **** ** become ******* ** ***** own ********* **********, **********... However, * ***** **'* done ** * ***** and **** **** ****** have "****" **** ***** the ******* ** ***** government. **** ****, ** may ** **** **** so *** ** * "fear ******"..

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***** **** ****** **** their ********, *** ** not **** ** ****** targets ** ***** *** communist **********, **********...

***** **** ********* ** offered ************, ** ******** strips ************** *** *** people ********. ********* ********* do *** **** ** work *** *********. ***** are * **** ****** of ********* ** *****, almost *** **** *** less *** ********** ******* than *********. ********* ********* choose ** **** *** Hikvision *** *** ********* benefits ** ******** *** should *************** ** *********** for ***** *******.

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"********* ********* ** *** need ** **** *** Hikvision. ***** *** * vast ****** ** ********* in *****, ****** *** have *** **** *** government ******* **** *********. Hikvision ********* ****** ** work *** ********* *** the ********* ******** ** provides *** ****** *************** be *********** *** ***** actions"

** *** ****** ****, this ** *** ****** true ** ********. ** a ********* *******, *** don't ***** **** ******* of *** ****** ** your **** ** *** lives ** **** ******. People **** ** **** they **** ** ** to *******. *** "****" is ********** ** *** culture, ********** ******* *** various ***** ******* ** their ********** "***** *********". I ******* **** ** us ****(** *** **) wouldn't **** *-****** ** we **** ** ****** Chinese ********, ******** ****** in *****.

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** * ********* *******, you ***'* ***** **** control ** *** ****** of **** **** ** the ***** ** **** family.

**** ** *** **** and ****** **** ******* CCP ********** ** ********* what ******* ***.

****** ** *** *** have **** ********, ** long ** ***** ******** don't ********* **** ** criticize *** ***. *** CCP **** *** ***** people ** **** ** Hikvision. ****** ****** ** for *** ******* ********* benefits ** ********.

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"****** ** *** *** have **** ********, ** long ** ***** ******** don't ********* **** ** criticize *** ***. *** CCP **** *** ***** people ** **** ** Hikvision. ****** ****** ** for *** ******* ********* benefits ** ********."

**** **** ** *****'* treat ******* *********** ****** its ******* ** ******** here(and *********) *****, *****. They **** ** ** some ***, *********** **** or *********** *** ***.

*** **** ********* **** fairytale; *'** **** ********* mine.

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* ****** **** *** PRC ** ***** ** "notice" **** ** * grander ***** *** *** of *** ********** ******** they ***** ******* ***** numerous ******** ** ****-****-******* light. ********* ** **'* only * ****** ** time ****** **** *** some ** *** ********* their ******, ****, *** wondering ** **** ****. Also ********* *** ** is **** ******** *** technology ** *********** ** our (*** ***** *********) national ******** ***** **** it ******* *** ******* entry ******* **** *** country, ***** ** *** and *** *** **** all ** *** ************** has **** ****** ** the ********* ** ********/****** resellers *** ********** ** careless *********. ** *** be **** **** ** allowing **** ********** **** the *******, *** ********** is *** ********** **'* first, **** ********* ****; protecting **'* ********....

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**** *** *** ** going ** "******" **** on * ******* *****

*******, ****:*** ***** ********** ****** IPVM

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"*******, ****:*** ***** ********** **********"

**** ***'* *** **** of ********* * *** implying (*** *** **** it). *** ****** *** the ********.

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***, *** ****, ***** could ** **** '***********' attention. ****'* **** *** PRC *****. ** ***** people ** **** ** fear ** **** ** that **** ****-******. ** have ***** **********, ** cannot ** ******* ** bought ** ****.

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***, *** ****, ***** could ** **** '***********' attention. ****'* **** *** PRC *****. ** ***** people ** **** ** fear ** **** ** that **** ****-******. ** have ***** **********, ** cannot ** ******* ** bought ** ****.

******; *******, *** ******* of *** **** ****** within *** *** ******* doesn't ***** **** **** level ** *****, ***...*** their ******* **** ** it ***** ***... * think **** **** ** refer ** **** ** "progress" ** "***********" ** something ** **** ******... you're ***** ****** ********** here, *** ***, ****** your ******* ***'* ******** align **** *** ******** of ***** *********** *** platforms(not ******** *** **** platform ** ** *****).

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***, ** *** *** on *** ******** ************ the *** **** ** the ***** ***!

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"***, ** *** *** on *** ******** ************ the *** **** ** the ***** ***!"

* ***** **** ** agree; **** ** ****, they ** * **** job **************** ***** ********** in ***** ******* ******* the *** ** ********** graphic ******** *** ******* to ********* ***** ******. Sometimes, **'* ** ****, we ***'* **** **** the ****** *******.

**** ***, ******* ******* the ********. ***'** ********** earning **** *****; ** may ******** ** **** to ******* * *****.

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