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CHINA’S J-20 IN ITS NEW MISSIONIZED CONFIGURATION

                                              The testers at Chengdu are making some progress on their mammoth J-20 fighter. It looks like the … Read the rest of this entry

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OMINOUS MILESTONE: CHINA’S STEALTHY UCAV DEMONSTRATOR TAKES FLIGHT

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IT LOOKS LIKE CHINA’S JOINED WING “HALE” UAV IS FINALLY ABOUT TO FLY

It is widely assumed that this unique “joined wing” unmanned air system, or a follow-on scaled up version of it, will attempt to fulfill a similar mission set as the American Q-4 Global Hawk series of airframes and the craft has only been seen … Read the rest of this entry

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BLUE ANGELS & THUNDERBIRDS GROUNDED MEANWHILE CHINA DEBUTS J-10 DEMO TEAM!

Another sign of the times. The Red Dragon rises while Uncle Sam feeds his shopping addiction and applies for more credit cards. Sad.

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CATCHING UP- SOME WORTHWHILE PHOTOS

          A buddy of mine posted this on Facebook, apparently he found it in the Key Publishing Forums. It is yet another dubious “spy photo” from China, still I think it is worthwhile to post regardless … Read the rest of this entry

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IRAN POSTS FOOTAGE CLEARLY TAKEN FROM THE RQ-170 SENTINEL’S FLIR TURRET

MAJOR UPDATE! Look here after reading below: http://aviationintel.com/2013/02/06/iron-posts-full-documentary-about-rq-170-sentinel-capture-including-pictures-from-its-recovery/ I stand by my earlier statements 100% concerning the real possibility that Iranian and possibly Russian and Chinese scientists have penetrated the RQ-170’s memory banks, which like the aircraft itself, may very … Read the rest of this entry

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ANOTHER CHINESE AVIATION FIRST: INDIGENOUS STRATEGIC AIRLIFTER FLIES

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CHINESE MILITARY AVIATION DEVELOPMENTS

JH-7 JAM SESSION: It looks like the “Flying Leopard” is taking on a new role as escort jammer. It is well-known that China has taken note of other nations who have used electronic warfare to even the playing field against … Read the rest of this entry

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AS HIGHLIGHTED ON THIS SITE AS A THREAT FOR YEARS: CHINA’S CONVERTED SURPLUS FIGHTER DRONE FORCE EYEBALLED FROM SPACE

                In many of my posts on China, their emerging hardware and their military strategy in the region as a whole, I have discussed some “unconventional” tactics that the Chinese military has developed … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA BUYS TU-22 BACKFIRES?: NOT JUST THE PLANES, THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION LINE…

Our good friend David Cenciotti over at the Aviationist.com reports that China has purchased at the least a significant batch of Cold War era Tu-22 backfires from Russia, although it appears that this could actually be a deal for the … Read the rest of this entry

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PHOTO EVIDENCE: CHINA BUILDING A HEAVY LIFT C-17 LIKE TRANSPORT

                                      The Chinese dragon continues to spread its wings, this time in the form of an indigenous heavy transport aircraft that has … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA JOINS THE ELITE FIXED WING AIRCRAFT CARRIER CLUB

As I discussed in my last post about China’s ongoing quest for aerospace parity with the west and naval power projection capability, the J-15 would be seen on-board the Liaoning much sooner than many thought. Some experts projections of the … Read the rest of this entry

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INTERVIEW WITH JOHN BATCHELOR REGARDING THE FIRST FLIGHT OF CHINA’S SHENYANG J-31 STEALTH FIGHTER

Tyler Rogoway-John Batchelor 10-31-12 Make sure you check out John Batchelor’s website at http://johnbatchelorshow.com/, he is one of the smartest guys I know who gets the guest you actually want to hear. He is on daily at WABC in New … Read the rest of this entry

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DID YOU KNOW THAT CHINA FLIES BLACKHAWKS? COULD A STEALTH MODIFICATION BE IN THEIR FUTURE?

24 well equipped UH-60/S-70C Blackhawks were bought by China from the US in the mid 1980’s with another on the books 100 as options. After the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 the EU and US imposed an arms embargo on … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA RISING: SHENYANG J-21 / J-31 / F-60 FIRST FLIGHT (UPADTED WITH NEW PICTURES!)

UPDATE! NEW PICTURES-                                                                           … Read the rest of this entry

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