Year 2015 is the last year of PLA’s twelfth Five Year Plan. Many projects enter into the final phase. It is estimated that China will manufacture 55-65 fighters, 80 helicopters, and 115 other aircraft.
A top U.S. Navy admiral told Congress that China has “amazing submarines,” including more nuclear-powered vessels than the United States. Vice Adm. Joseph Mulloy, deputy chief of naval operations for capabilities and resources, told the House Armed Services Committee’s seapower subcommittee Wednesday that he was impressed with China’s naval expansion. “We know they are out […]
J-20 Stealth Fighter Appears on Air-force Recruiting Video
(People’s Daily Online) 07:18, February 12, 2015 The Beidou Navigation Satellite System – China’s independently developedglobal navigation satellite system (GNSS) – will have a constellation of 35satellites and be ready to provide global users with geo-positioning by 2020,according to Xinhuanet.com reports. By 2020, China will be the third country to provide a GNSS, said Lei Fanpei,chairman […]
By Zhao Lei (China Daily) 11:43, February 26, 2015 China’s air force will soon commission the J-10B fighter jet, the mostadvanced military aircraft the country has ever developed on its own,information released by military observers show. Several pictures showing 14 of the planes lined up outside an unidentifiedaircraft factory have been circulating on military websites. Experts saidtheir […]