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Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
September 21, 2018
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
Besides new equipment, we need to pay attention to how China is upgrading old systems.
Less Visible Aspects of Chinese Military Modernization
China’s J-20 Fighter Undergoes First Over-the-Sea Combat Training
May 11, 2018
China’s J-20 Fighter Undergoes First Over-the-Sea Combat Training
The J-20 fighter jet recently conducted its first over-the-sea combat exercise, according to the Chinese military.
China’s J-20 Fighter Undergoes First Over-the-Sea Combat Training
Chief Engineer of China’s Alleged Stealth Fighter Vows New Capabilities For Aircraft
March 14, 2018
Chief Engineer of China’s Alleged Stealth Fighter Vows New Capabilities For Aircraft
In an exclusive interview with Chinese state-run media, the J-20’s chief engineer pledged new capabilities for the aircraft.
Chief Engineer of China’s Alleged Stealth Fighter Vows New Capabilities For Aircraft
China's New 5th Generation Fighter Takes Part in First Air Combat Drill
January 23, 2018
China's New 5th Generation Fighter Takes Part in First Air Combat Drill
Several J-20 stealth fighters took part in combat exercises against less advanced Chinese fighter jets.
China's New 5th Generation Fighter Takes Part in First Air Combat Drill
China in 2018: What to Expect
January 11, 2018
China in 2018: What to Expect
Forecasting Beijing’s goals and actions in the next year.
China in 2018: What to Expect
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Moves Into Serial Production
October 31, 2017
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Moves Into Serial Production
China’s first stealth fighter will move soon into serial production, according to Chinese state-controlled media.
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Moves Into Serial Production
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational
October 02, 2017
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational
China’s first stealth fighter has been officially commissioned into military service.
China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational
China, Russia Launch First Military Drills in Baltic Sea
July 26, 2017
China, Russia Launch First Military Drills in Baltic Sea
Beijing and Moscow carry out exercises amid concerns from European states.
China, Russia Launch First Military Drills in Baltic Sea
China's Answer to the US Military-Industrial Complex
April 11, 2017
China's Answer to the US Military-Industrial Complex
The Central Commission for Integrated Military and Civilian Development represents a new trend in civil-military relations.
China's Answer to the US Military-Industrial Complex
PLA Strategic Support Force: The 'Information Umbrella' for China's Military
April 01, 2017
PLA Strategic Support Force: The 'Information Umbrella' for China's Military
Beyond cyber and space warfare, the SSF will play a key role in conventional joint operations.
PLA Strategic Support Force: The 'Information Umbrella' for China's Military
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF
March 14, 2017
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF
China’s answer to the American F-22 Raptor has purportedly entered operational service with the Chinese Air Force.
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF
China's Quest for Informatization Drives PLA Reforms
March 04, 2017
China's Quest for Informatization Drives PLA Reforms
China's ongoing military reforms hint at new confidence in the PLA's ability to conduct informatized warfare.
China's Quest for Informatization Drives PLA Reforms
Chinese Military Targets College Students With Its Latest Weapon: Rap Music
May 06, 2016
Chinese Military Targets College Students With Its Latest Weapon: Rap Music
China's military steps up its publicity game, in hopes of bringing in more educated recruits.
Chinese Military Targets College Students With Its Latest Weapon: Rap Music
Overview: China's People's Liberation Army Equipment at a Glance
March 09, 2016
Overview: China's People's Liberation Army Equipment at a Glance
Your reference guide for key People's Liberation Army equipment.
Overview: China's People's Liberation Army Equipment at a Glance
Chinese Grand Strategy: Interests, Institutions, Influence
January 06, 2016
Chinese Grand Strategy: Interests, Institutions, Influence
Insight from Tom Kane
Chinese Grand Strategy: Interests, Institutions, Influence
The New Military Force in Charge of China’s Nuclear Weapons
January 05, 2016
The New Military Force in Charge of China’s Nuclear Weapons
Goodbye Second Artillery Force; hello PLA Rocket Force.
The New Military Force in Charge of China’s Nuclear Weapons
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