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China’s Air Force Preparing for Contingencies in the Skies Over Ladakh

     Although current clashes along the Line of Actual Control between India and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are contained to hand-to-hand fighting as...

China's Aeroengine Industry

     As we move further into the era of 21st century great power competition, it is important to understand with whom we are competing. This report is our...

Overview of the PLA Air Force’s Integrated Air & Space Strategy

This paper examines the “integrated air and space capability” 1 (kongtian yiti / 空天一体) component of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force’s (PLAAF) first...

China and Russia historic flight

Chinese and Russian bombers conducted a historic air patrol over the western Pacific.  The Russian Ministry of Defense issued a statement about the flight."On...

PLAAF Maintenance issues

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The PLA’s Unmanned Aerial Systems: New Capabilities for a “New Era” of Chinese Military Power

The People's Republic of China (PRC) is the world's largest producer of UAVs at this time and captures a vast portion of the commercial market, as...

China's hypersonic military projects include spaceplanes and rail guns

  Full report and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/chinas-hypersonic-work-speeds-upThe nation is focusing its research and development on tech that moves faster...

China teases its new stealth bomber

 Full report and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/chinas-new-bomber-reveal Big NewsH-20Keeping in mind that the video image could very well bear little or no...

PLA Air Force's Four "Key Training Brands"

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force's (PLAAF) desire to advance its strategic transformation through qualitative changes is evidenced by its...

China's opening a factory to build engines for hypersonic missiles and spaceplanes

 Full article and graphics: https://www.popsci.com/chinas-hypersonic-engine-factoryReconnaissance and strike capabilities of aircrafts with these engines could...

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