Archived posts with tag ‘Red Flag’

17.12.12 China Stages Massive Air Exercises

China has staged two massive air force exercises in recent weeks, each involving scores of high-performance warplanes. The training events signal a potentially huge leap in the ability of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force to coordinate high-intensity air campaigns against a determined foe — until recently a major shortfall of the Chinese military. Meanwhile, Taiwan has been barred from participating in the U.S. Red Flag exercise, the world’s leading air-war simulation.

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