Overweening Assumptions Two factors stand out in “Revolutionary Roadmap” (AW&ST Nov. 3/10, p. 29). First, Chinese weapon developments may allow them to challenge U.S. air superiority. This isn’t surprising.  What is disturbing is the proposed U.S. response: Unilaterally surrender air superiority, while placing faith in “silver-bullet” weapons, of which only one (the B-2) currently exists. The article treats the Flanker/PL-12 threat similarly to the ...


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