Pentagon: China Aims to Challenge U.S. Air Dominance

A Chinese J-11 fighter jet is seen flying near a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon east of China's Hainan IslandChina is mounting a serious effort to challenge U.S. military superiority in air and space, forcing the Pentagon to seek new technologies and systems to stay ahead of its rapidly developing rival, Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work said on Monday. The Pentagon’s chief operating officer, speaking to a group of military and civilian aerospace experts, said China was “quickly closing the technological gaps,” developing radar-evading aircraft, advanced reconnaissance planes, sophisticated missiles and top-notch electronic warfare equipment. Read Article



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