China is currently ramping up its defence force, the newest addition to The People’s Liberation Army Air Force fleet being the Chengdu J-20 ‘Mighty Dragon’ stealth fighter jet. The J-20 aims to outclass the Indian Air Force operated Dassault Rafale jets and the US Air Force Lockheed Martin F35s. Modified versions of the J-20 have formally entered into mass production, ...Read More »
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Is China afraid of BrahMos? A case of India flexing its military muscle or is it a defensive strategy?
Amid rising tensions in North East India, in the disputed area between China and India, New Delhi has taken a bold step of deploying its most advanced supersonic cruise missile, the “BrahMos” along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. This is part of efforts by the Indian Government to beef up self-defence capabilities and increase military infrastructure in the region, but ...Read More »
Officially unveiled in 2006, the Xian Y-20 code-named “Kunpeng” is a large military transport aircraft developed by Xi’an Aircraft Industrial Corporation, a part of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China. It is being built for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force under assistance from Russia and Ukraine.The aircraft is named Kunpeng after the mythical bird of ancient China that can ...Read More »