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
China's Navy Modernizes its Destroyers with Missile Systems & Radar technologies
Modernization efforts of its Fuzhou, the second Sovremenny-class destroyer, now has 32-unit vertical launch missile systems for the HHQ-16 air defense missiles
China's New Next-Gen "Hainan" Amphibious Assault Ship vs US Navy America-Class
“Often dubbed a helicopter carrier, the vessel can carry a large number of helicopters in addition to amphibious armored vehicles and tanks"
7,500 US Marines Conduct Combat Exercises with Japanese Forces; F-35s & F-15s Deployed
The exercise was supported by the Navy’s USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group in preparation for island hopping amphibious warfare
Would China Support a Russian Invasion of Ukraine?
In recent years, there has been military-to-military cooperation, joint exercises and visits, however the true extent of any kind of military-specific partnership seems quite unknown
China Reportedly Live-Fire Tests Exclusive QW-12 Missile System with Anti-Decoy Capabilities
A Chinese newspaper article hints at targeting technology able to “discern” or “discriminate” decoys from actual targets and in effect “counter” countermeasures.
Is the Chinese J-31 5th-Gen Stealth Fighter a F-35 "Rip-Off?
Virtually all photos and renderings of the J-31, since first unveiled, revealed a striking resemblance to the U.S. F-35.
China is Trying to Steal and Copy U.S. Military Multi-Domain Warfare Tactics
China’s effort to steal U.S. weapons technologies and platform designs is well known. It is accompanied by an effort to replicate emerging U.S. strategies and warfare maneuvers.
Ripped From the US F-35 Playbook? Manned Chinese J-20 Jets Control Unmanned Drones
The People’s Liberation Army Air Force might be experimenting with manned-unmanned teaming with its J-20 5th-gen fighter jet, similar to the F-35 "loyal wingman" program.
Is China's "Wing Loong-1E" Drone a US Army "Grey Eagle" Copycat?
The new Chinese Wing Loong-1E Drone looks like an Army Gray Eagle, however, there is little information on the kinds of high-fidelity sensors operating on the Wing Loong-1E.
J-20 & F-35 Fighter Jets Priming to Unleash Laser Weapons
The People’s Liberation Army Air Force J-20 might soon fire laser weapons to incinerate opposing aircraft and the F-35 is expected to fire laser weapons in the next several years.
Could US, Japanese and South Korean F-35s save Taiwan?
South Korean, Japanese and Australian F-35s, supported by US Navy carrier launched F-35Cs and F-35Bs might offer the margin of difference to prevail against a Chinese amphibious assault
Rare Earths – Key Elements to American Defense and Space
The U.S. is now dependent on China for 80% of our REE (rare earth element) uses and needs. We need to start acting decisively to limit our exposure to China on this front.
China Says its New "Dongfeng Mengshi" Tactical Combat Vehicle is Superior to U.S. Humvee
Comparing Dongfeng Mengshi, China's latest off-road tactical vehicle with U.S Humvees
Chinese Navy Adds Destroyers at Alarming Rate. New Shipyard Operational in 2023
"The new site is expected to allow China to build warships - including amphibious assault ships, amphibious landing ships and frigates - faster and more efficiently.”
China Surges J-20 Fighter Production: Tries to Rival U.S. F-35 & F-22 Airpower
China may only have 50, J-20s and may a lot more to compete against 2,000, U.S. F-35s