Chinese Air Force Closing Gap With West, Pentagon Says

The People’s Liberation Army Air Force (Plaaf) is catching up quickly with Western forces, the Pentagon says in its latest annual report on the Chinese military. “The Plaaf is rapidly closing the gap with Western air forces across a broad spectrum of capabilities from aircraft and command-and...

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