Why China's H-6 Bombers Could be Vulnerable in Combat
Sea-launched 5th-generation aircraft such as the F-35B and F-35C would likely make it extremely difficult for large Chinese bombers to operate with any measure of success.
China Gearing up for Joint Air & Land Attack on Taiwan? How Effective Would It Be?
Reports claim the People’s Liberation Army is flying bombers, fighters and surveillance planes in preparation for a possible “joint land attack and long-range air strike” invasion of Taiwan.
Could the US Navy Destroy Attacking Chinese "Carrier-Killer" DF-26 Anti-Ship Missiles?
The DF-26 has a range of up to 2,500 miles and 4,000-pound payload. With satellite targeting, the DF-26 in theory could strike U.S. Navy warships across the western Pacific Ocean.
How Fast Could China Take Over Taiwan? If Occupied by China, Could Taiwan Be Liberated?
With tensions potentially higher than they have been in years, and Chinese weapons, planes and warships conducting war drills encircling Taiwan, the possibility of a Chinese-US confrontation may now look more realistic.
Could Sending F-35s & F-22s to the Pacific Avert War with China?
China's small number of J-20s can only launch from land-runways and its carrier-launched J-31 is just arriving. The US Air Force has more than 300 F-35s.
Japan's New Defense of Japan 2022 Paper Calls for Massive Military Build up to Counter China
Japan’s recently published Defense of Japan 2022 booklet outlines a series of critical time sensitive initiatives specifically increasing the ability of its Self Defense forces to deter China.
Japan Launches F-35B From Destroyer - to Neutralize China's Fleet of J-20 & J-31 Fighter Jets
Japan’s massive, multi-billion dollar F-35 buy has made headlines for months, as it represents decisive move to rival if not fully outmatch China’s 5th-generation aircraft.
Navy Modernizes Ship Defenses to Counter Chinese "Carrier-Killer" Missiles
When it comes to the Chinese threats, there are near and long term concerns, given that the Chinese DF-26 “carrier killer” missile can reportedly reach ranges of 2,000 miles
China's J-20 and J-31 Fighter Jets Have Congress Concerned for US Air Dominance
“China spent the last 30-years studying what could defeat the US. We are being challenged"
China Intensifies Hunt for US and Taiwanese Submarines with Y-8 Patrols
The Chinese anti-submarine warfare emphasis could suggest the PLA understands how crucial US and Taiwanese submarines could be in a warfare scenario over Taiwan
Pentagon Walks Back People’s Republic of China Statement. Confirms it Will Defend Taiwan
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the US supports the Taiwan Relations Act which supports the sale of US arms to Taiwan and Taiwanese independence.
"Non-Skid" Coating for F-35B Ship Landing Replicated by People’s Liberation Army - Navy
The US Navy has in recent years added non-skid coating to the deck of its America-class amphibs for the specific purpose of supporting the vertical landing of the F-35B.
China Deploys J-20 Fighter Jets to Counter F-35 and F-22 Fighter Jets in South & East China Sea
Chinese officials are massively revving up J-20 production. It is not clear how many J-20s the PLA has, but accounts suggest the number is smaller than the hundreds of US F-35s
China to Launch Third Aircraft Carrier in 2022, Song Zhongping
China’s indigenously-built aircraft carriers seem to resemble the US Navy’s Ford-class carriers with a larger, flatter deck space similar to the US Ford-class
As Japan Revises Constitution to Allow "Enemy Base Strike" Operations, F-35 Could Take Center Stage
A Japanese F-35, in particular, could prove quite impactful given that the southern parts of Japan are within clear striking distance of Taiwan with aerial refueling.
Chinese Helicopter Modernization: China Appears to Copy and Tries to Catch Bell's V-280
The benchmark of 300 miles per hour is a speed which the V-280 Valor tiltrotor aircraft from Bell Helicopter has repeatedly demonstrated in recent years
Could Chinese J-20 & J-31 Fighter Jets Rival F-35s in the Pacific?
The Navy plans to add more than 65 F-35Cs and the Air Force plans to operate 1,763 F-35As. It is not clear when, or if, China may have an ability to match this kind of fleet size
China Debuts New Amphibious Warfare Attack Systems
However, it does not appear as though Chinese Type 075 ships operate anything comparable to the US Marine Corps Osprey helicopter, a much demanded platform