Following the flight of two U.S. B-52 bombers through China’s newly declared Air Defense...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 4, 2012
A National People’s Congress spokesman has announced a planned 11.2% increase in China’s defence spending to 670 billion yuan (US$106.4 billion) in 2012. Though down slightly from last year’s 12.7% rise, the...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 8, 2011
Space.com reports that a collectible signed envelope appears to reveal the formerly hidden identities of seven pilots selected to join China’s space programme last year: “The names of the military pilots selected in...
by alicebirney | Jan 23, 2011
The Associated Press reports that Chinese officials recently unveiled a new, high-tech stealth fighter that could pose a significant threat to American air superiority — and some of its technology, it turns out, may well have...
by Wu Nan | Jan 6, 2007
From Reuters: China has unveiled its Jian-10 multi-role indigenous fighter jet, marking a “historic leap forward” and narrowing a technological gap with major military powers, state media said on Saturday. China is the fourth country in the world capable of developing its own advanced fighter aircraft, engines and air-to-air missiles, the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece […]
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 5, 2007
From AP, via The International Herald Tribune: China on Friday hailed the development of its Jian-10 fighter jet, aircraft engines and advanced air-to-air missiles as proof it had soared into the top levels of aerospace defense technology. China “has become the world’s fourth country that is capable of developing on its own advanced fighter planes, […]
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