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Humans First, Weapon Second?

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The United States Air Force (USAF) views its human warfighter as its most valuable assets. USAF fighter pilots participate in preventive care programs, such as Optimizing the Human Weapon System (OHWS), which provide them with extra embedded physical and psychological support to improve readiness. Does the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) have parallel effort underway? What are the key components of the PLAAF programs and how effective are they?

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