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.”
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The FBI accused the Chinese citizens, including Su Bin (Stephen Su), owner of Lode-Technology, last month of hacking into US military projects. Defense analyst Wendell Minnick had a look at the FBI-document detailing the accusations for Defense News.
Taiwan and the US Air Force closed a US$ 3.7bn deal on upgrading the island’s F-16 fleet after two years of negotiations. But the deal did not really improve the US-Taiwan relationship, writes Wendell Minnick in Defense News.
Taiwan might shift its preference to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JFK) after the US declined to sell F-16’s to the island, to safeguard its relationship with China, defense specialist Wendell Minnick writes in Defense News, quoting deputy Defense minister Andrew Yang.
While the military in Taiwan prefer US-built F-16 fighters, another delay in delivery from the US might force the island to build its own fighters without US approval, writes defense expert Wendell Minnick on his weblog.