Category Archives: AVIC

Diving into China business strategies

China’s companies are going global in a fast speed. A few decades ago China was only a few percent of the global economy, but those days are far behind us. What happens in China, now has global impact, and what Chinese companies do, cannot be ignored.

For sale: China´s new cruise missile – Wendell Minnick

Some might be focused on China´s growth as a military power, just along comes its ability to sell weaponry on the international market. Defense analyst Wendell Minnick notes in Defense News a new cruise missile in its arsenal.

China´s alternative for Lockheed´s F-35 – Wendell Minnick

Many countries struggle with the replacement of their F-16´s, and have a hard time to pay for Lockheed´s F-35 or JSF. China´s showed its J-31 fighter, meant to offer a cheaper equivalent, writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News.

China to show off stealthy J-31 fighter – Wendell Minnick

At the Zhuhai airshow next week China is showing its stealthy fighter J-31, writes defense expert Wendell Minnick in Defense News. “This will be the first public demonstration of the twin-engine J-31.”

China’s UAV’s can change power balance – Wendell Minnick

China displayed for the first time its first unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), the Pterodactyl UAV, at the Paris Air Show last week. Defense analyst Wendell Minnick explains in Defense News how China’s new toys can change the power balance by circumventing current embargoes and other regulations.

The mistakes by US defense analysts – Wendell Minnick

After so many remarkable introductions of new Chinese weaponry, including two new stealth fighters and an aircraft carrier, defense analyst Wendell Minnick from Taiwan wonders in Defense News why so few of his US colleagues do get get China right.

China’s UAV’s get teeth – Wendell Minnick

Zhuhai’s airshow showed that China’s UAV’s getting mature, since their first appearance in 1996, writes defense specialist Wendell Minnick in Defense News. One possible target: aircraft carriers.

China’s military industrial revolution – Wendell Minnick

Are you still planning to buy overpriced military JSF fighters and other equipment in the US? Perhaps you should have a look first in China, writes Military analyst Wendell Minnick, who attended the Zhuhai ninth biennial Airshow China, in Defense News.

US Congress members fear loss of military secrets – Wendell Minnick

Two members of US Congress have asked for a National Security Review and a Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States review into a new GE joint venture with the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), writes defense analyst Wendell Minnick in Defense News.

US aerospace firms might help China’s military – Wendell Minnick

US joint ventures in China might be helping China’s military in improving its aerospace capabilities, according to an early draft of a report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, seen by Defense News China expert Wendell Minnick. The official report in due in November.