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Articles by Dave Majumdar
Get Ready, China: America to Base Stealth Bombers in Asia?
During March, the U.S. Air Force deployed three of its twenty B-2 stealth bombers to the Asia-Pacific region for training. But should the United States consider permanently basing stealth bombers in the region? In the case of the B-2, logistically it would probably not make any sense to perma ...
April 3, 2016
Revealed: China's Radars Can Track America's Stealthy F-22 Raptor
State-run Chinese media is claiming that the People's Liberation Army has been able to track the U.S. Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor stealth fighters over the East China Sea. While the Chinese report might be easily dismissed as propaganda—it is not beyond the realm of possibility. In ...
February 19, 2016
Look Out, America: China's Missile Deployment Is Only the Beginning
China has deployed the powerful HQ-9 air and missile defense system to Woody Island—also known as Yongxing—in the Parcel archipelago, marking a new level of escalation in Beijing's quest to control the South China Sea. The disputed island—which has been inhabited by about 1,000 Chinese citi ...
February 17, 2016
Chinese Aircraft Carriers: A Nightmare for the U.S. Navy?
In the decades since the end of the Second World War, the U.S. Navy’s carrier strike groups have been the dominant force across the world’s oceans. Even the Soviet Union never really managed to challenge the U.S. Navy’s mastery of the seas. But as of late, there is growing concern that Chin ...
September 18, 2015
China's Master Plan To Destroy the Stealthy F-22 and F-35 in Battle
China’s Shengyang J-11 unlicensed derivative of the Russian-developed Su-27 Flanker has become the mainstay of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). While the Chinese-built jets are not able to match U.S.-built fighters one-for-one, China is building a lot of them. Down the road, a ...
September 17, 2015
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