2 December 2013

China raises tensions in Asian skies

China is moving to push its claims over disputed islands with Japan and is making it known by restricting its airspace. As a result, the U.S. moved forcefully to try to counter China’s bid for influence over increasingly jittery Asian neighbors by sending a pair of B-52 bombers over disputed islands in […]
25 November 2013

China launches stealth drone

China is going at drones as well! This morning has seen the maiden flight of the first Chinese stealth drone. The first Chinese stealth unmanned combat drone conducted a successful maiden flight according to accounts by Chinese media and photos taken from a popular Chinese military website. Lijian, or “sharp sword” in […]
12 November 2012

China unveils new jet fighter

China unveiled its latest jet fighter, the J-31 Falcon Eagle which looks remarkably like earlier models of a twin-engine variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. We would not think for minute that China would copy… This is the second fighter unveiled to the public, after the J-20 Black Eagle stealth fighter, […]