China Seeks Superalloys, Supply Chain Boost For Military Engines


China's indigenous WS-15 engine, designed for J-20 stealth fighters, is now in serial production.

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SINGAPORE—China is looking to further invest in its supply chain and wrought superalloy materials to achieve its large-scale military engine production roadmap, according to an Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) official. Speaking at China’s Aviation Investment Summit, Qiang Wei, program lead...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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