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Your one-stop source for everything you need to know about China's aerospace power. 

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CASI PLA Fundamentals Course

Our CASI PLA Fundamentals course continues to be very popular. Click here for a sample schedule.
If you are interested in attending the next course at National Defense University, it will be:
Tues 27 Aug through Thurs 29 Aug 2024 (that Friday starts the Labor Day weekend, so we wanted to be sure to wrap up on Thursday). 
Please use this link to register for the class:
If you can't make that one, but want to be on the list for future courses, please use this form:
And if you are interested in hosting a Mobile Training Team, please let us know at:

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