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Hypersonic Weapons Could Trump Chinese Advancements

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army made huge capability leaps in 2010, the fruit of a decade of steady, double-digit percentage annual budget increases. Accomplishments included matching America with 15 successful space launches; deploying its first apparent ocean-surveillance and targeting satellite system; going operational with a small number of long-range DF-21D Anti-Ship Ballistic Missiles; and achieving first flight with the Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter prototype. Continue reading

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