Rhenium Demand Reveals Improved Chinese Combat Aircraft Engines

BEIJING — China is close to volume production of aero engines able to handle higher internal temperatures, increasing performance, durability, or both, very probably for use in combat aircraft. The shift is revealed in market inquiries for large supplies of rhenium, a rare metal that increases the...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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