June 22, 2016

China's Aerospace Defense Industry Sacks US Military Technology

Featuring Patrick M. Cronin

Source: Forbes

Journalist Anders Corr

The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) is the main supplier of military planes and helicopters to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). They produce the J-20 stealth fighter, FC-1, and FC-8 fighters, the 5th-generation FC-31 stealth fighter, and aerial reconnaissance and attack drones. In 2007, Chinese hackers stolesecrets about the U.S. F-35 that were incorporated by AVIC into the Chinese FC-31.


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  • Patrick M. Cronin

    Former Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a former Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the ...