Russian experts say a lack of vision caused by the United States have the opportunity to create advanced weapons to China
Data Figure: China’s new F-11B research aircraft
“Washington Times” on September 21 Journal article said that after nearly 10 years of stage arms imports, China Currently in the manufacture of advanced military weapons has been basically achieved self-sufficiency. Reported that China’s dependence on imports of Russian defense technology has been greatly reduced, which will enable China to have modern weapons but also to those who need not be imported from the United States to provide weapons capability.
the paper quoted a former senior Russian defense industry enterprises as saying after the Cold War, Russia immediately suffer serious economic difficulties, the Russian defense industry was raised with the U.S. counterparts, but the plan failed achieve, in order to staff wages, these companies turn to cooperate with China. Since then, China began to buy from Russia including fighter jets, helicopters, including large quantities of advanced weapons. , China’s engineers create the basis of China’s own modern instruments of warfare, such as the F-11B jet fighter, is the Russian Su-27SK fighters generic version. Chinese engineers are still relevant design changes to enhance the performance of some weapons systems.
the Russian defense analyst, said the United States contributed to the great development of China’s emerging defense industry was the fact that Washington has accused. “The U.S. government in the 1990s myopic behavior, in turn, formed their own problems for the United States had a very reasonable price can be obtained which has a treasure trove of defense technology (Russia), Washington’s behavior, but for the Chinese in a relatively short time to become the foundation of modern military power. “