Two separate but related developments may affect the air operations of many nations. China is scaling up development of indigenous surface-to-air missiles, with an eye toward bolstering its air-defense capabilities and becoming an important, low-cost supplier to the market. Russia, Belarus and China are developing a new generation of VHF-band radars that track stealth aircraft.
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