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China's new H-6N strategic bomber could carry CJ-100 supersonic cruise missiles or the WZ-8 supersonic stealth spy drone, increasing its maximum strike range to 6,000 km (3,728 miles), military sources said.

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The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force will gradually get more J-20 stealth fighters and Y-20 large transport aircraft, as well as the H-20 bomber in the near future to meet the goal of becoming a world-class force, experts predicted, as the service celebrated its 70th founding anniversary on Monday.

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A lethal dragon that can stand on its tail — not something the Pentagon can ignore.

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Beijing could vacation resort to navy conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic stress, if a slowdown in the world’s second largest financial state amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Get together, the island’s foreign minister has claimed.

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China reportedly developed a new variant of the J-11B fighter jet with new radar that can see farther and enable long-range missile use, a move that will significantly boost the Chinese Air Force‘s capability, military experts said on Tuesday.

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Chinese military contractors have already started to sell dangerous, autonomous killer robots to customers in the Middle East.

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China's new multiple rocket launcher (MRL), with a range of 360 kilometers can fire across the Straits of Taiwan with rockets and missiles.

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The new edition of the magazine Modern Ships featured on its cover a drawing of Beijing’s H6-N bomber carrying what seems to be an air-launched ballistic missile underneath its belly.

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While the H-20 is slower and stealthier, the JH-XX would be faster. In January 2018, two sentences in an annual report by the DIA on Chinese military power sent a minor shockwave rippling across the defense-related internet:

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China is hopeful for “new progress” to be made in ongoing talks with the Asean bloc for a code of conduct governing the disputed South China Sea, Premier Li Keqiang said at a summit on Sunday, as other regional leaders called for countries to exercise restraint over the row.

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In part 4 of this series, I looked at how deploying from offshore airbases would allow the F-35A to operate relatively far away from Australia in areas that are strategically important to us.

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China's People's Liberation Army Navy Marine Corps will only be a fraction of the size and power of the U.S. Marine Corps. But like their American counterparts, the PLANMC is becoming an expeditionary force to project Chinese power around the globe.

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The country's defense department on Sunday told China to follow international maritime laws "if it wants to earn the respect of the international community."

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Taiwan will seek US help to assess the island’s military strength next year as defence analysts warned of a growing military threat from mainland China.

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The United States and 22 other countries at the United Nations pushed China on Tuesday to stop detaining ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, prompting China’s U.N. envoy to warn it was not “helpful” for trade talks between Beijing and Washington.

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China is investing heavily on spy satellites, dozens of which are whizzing high above Earth at this very moment. Indeed, China's 2015 Defense White Paper described space as a military domain, and China currently has 75+ military satellites operated by the Strategic Support Force of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).

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China aims to transition from producing inexpensive items to high-tech products, the director of the Defense Innovation Unit said.

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Army chiefs are considering plying soldiers with steroids and brain-boosting pills to make them fight harder, run faster and survive without sleep – and counter the new threat of a drug-enhanced enemy, a senior officer has revealed.

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