The biennial Zhuhai air show is a banquet for observers of Chinese defense technology. Although nuclear-capable missiles and the latest developmental and operational air force systems are absent, China’s policy of ensuring that there are multiple suppliers in all key areas results in many new programs at Zhuhai. This year, counterstealth technology and advanced missiles were in the forefront.
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