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After US FONOP, China Intensifies Military Drills in South China Sea

After US FONOP, China Intensifies Military Drills in South China Sea

By Charlotte Gao
Tensions between China and the United States are rapidly building up.
Chief Engineer of China’s Alleged Stealth Fighter Vows New Capabilities For Aircraft

Chief Engineer of China’s Alleged Stealth Fighter Vows New Capabilities For Aircraft

By Franz-Stefan Gady
In an exclusive interview with Chinese state-run media, the J-20’s chief engineer pledged new capabilities for the aircraft.

China's New 5th Generation Fighter Takes Part in First Air Combat Drill

China's New 5th Generation Fighter Takes Part in First Air Combat Drill

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Several J-20 stealth fighters took part in combat exercises against less advanced Chinese fighter jets.

China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Moves Into Serial Production

China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Moves Into Serial Production

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China’s first stealth fighter will move soon into serial production, according to Chinese state-controlled media.

China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational

China’s First 5th Generation Fighter Jet Is Operational

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China’s first stealth fighter has been officially commissioned into military service.
China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF

China’s First Fifth-Generation Fighter Jet Enters Service With the PLAAF

By Franz-Stefan Gady
China’s answer to the American F-22 Raptor has purportedly entered operational service with the Chinese Air Force.

Meet the Chinese Air Force's New Drone-Tracking Unit

Meet the Chinese Air Force's New Drone-Tracking Unit

By Shannon Tiezzi
From the details, it appears the main concern is regulating civilian drone flights.
China's First Stealth Fighter Is About to Enter Production

China's First Stealth Fighter Is About to Enter Production

By Shannon Tiezzi
Chinese media reports suggest the J-20 is ready for production, ahead of schedule.

Taiwan's Coast Guard Conducts Armed Raid to Reclaim 'Hostages' Taken by Chinese Fishermen

Taiwan's Coast Guard Conducts Armed Raid to Reclaim 'Hostages' Taken by Chinese Fishermen

By Shannon Tiezzi
Plus, more on the situation in Tianjin, a shadow banking collapse, and China's "internet police." Friday China links.

The Rise of China's Nanjing Military Region

The Rise of China's Nanjing Military Region

By Bo Zhiyue
The Nanjing Military Region has become a major source of PLA Air Force leaders.

In New White Paper, China's Military Embraces Global Mission

In New White Paper, China's Military Embraces Global Mission

By Shannon Tiezzi
China envisions a global role for its military --especially its navy -- to protect overseas interests.
China’s ADIZ and the Japan-US response

China’s ADIZ and the Japan-US response

By Robert Dujarric
Japan and the U.S. will need to carefully calibrate their response to China’s new Air Defense Identification Zone.

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