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China’s KJ-500 AEW&C Platform Enters Service With PLAAF

Chinese military issue websites indicate the Kongjing 500 (KJ-500) airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft has started to enter service with the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). While images of the KJ-500 in the PLAAF paint scheme first appeared in late 2014, the first image of one with an official serial number (30471), confirming its service entry, did ...

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China Finally Accepts it has an Army of Hackers

Well, something very unexpected has happened today. The fact that China is having an army of hackers isn’t surprising; instead, acceptance of this fact by China is shocking. United States, India and many other countries have been suspecting this communist nation for a long time for carrying out cyber attacks. But, the every instance and complaint made was denied by ...

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China’s Electromagnetic Catapult More Advanced than US

China’s catapult for takeoff of carrier-based aircrafts is entirely problem free in technology. It is even better than that of the US. Outsiders are very much interested whether China’s first homegrown aircraft carrier will adopt ski-jump takeoff like that of the Liaoning or the most advanced electromagnetic catapult assisted takeoff. If the catapult is used, a carrier-based fighter jet may ...

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China’s Next Generation of Carrier-Based Fighter to Emerge before 2020

China’s international radio station Voice of Strait says in its report on March 11 that Sun Cong, a CPPCC (Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, China’s top advisory body) member who is chief designer of J-15 carrier-based fighter jet, disclosed to the station’s reporters in an interview that China’s next generation of carrier-based fighter jet may emerge before 2020. J-15 carrier-based ...

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France Secretly Provides China with Top Radar, Air-to-air Missile

According to Britain’s Jane’s Defense weekly, China may get through Pakistan the the technology in Franch MICA air-to-air missile and RC-400 radar, which the EU bans sales to China. Such technology may constitute a threat to the Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets that Taiwan has got from France. Pakistan is to get the above-mentioned missiles and radar from France for its ...

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China to Build Mach 3.6 Super Strategic Nuclear Bomber

According to huanqiu.com’s report, on December 30, 2014, China’s high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear fuel component with sole Chinese intellectual property passed international test in Patten, Netherlands. The component is a key part of high temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor. Its high quality ensures the safe operation of the reactor, which is so far one the safest nuclear reactors in the world. In book Space Era ...

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PLA expert says China will not be a military rival to US

When a US expert predicted that China’s military will surpass the US by 2025, well-known Chinese military expert Major General Yin Zhuo said that China’s military strength will not be a rival to the US even 50 years from now, let alone 5 or 10 years. Why? The US will keep its huge navy to fight wars all over the ...

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Russia, China May Coordinate On Nuclear-Powered Destroyer

Russia is very likely to start construction on the world’s third nuclear-powered destroyer with the assistance of China, according to the Sputnik News based in Moscow. Admiral Igor Kasatonov, retired deputy commander of the Russian Navy, said the construction of the 10,000-ton Leader-class guided-missile destroyer would begin in 2017. Vasily Kashin, a military expert from the Center for Analysis of ...

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Russia’s Su-30 Fighters Upgraded To Carry Supersonic Cruise Missiles

Russian Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C) multirole fighter jets are getting an upgrade to carry supersonic cruise missiles. The planes will be modernized both for the Russian Air Force and the Indian military aviation. India has started flight tests of the first Su-30MKI multirole fighter modified by Russian and Indian specialists to carry BrahMos-A supersonic cruise missiles, BrahMos Aerospace Russian-Indian Joint Venture ...

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Russia To Develop 5th-Generation Submarines

The Russian Navy gave the defenсe industry an assignment to develop 5th-generation submarines, Navy Chief Viktor Chirkov said on Thursday. “We have formulated the task for the defenсe and industrial sector to develop fifth-generation submarines. This work is ongoing. There will be no pauses in the development and designing of new submarines,” the Russian Navy commander-in-chief said on occasion of ...

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