The US Army research has developed plastic that is 14 times stronger and 8 times lighter (less dense) than steel for use in body armor, helmets, ballistic plates, aircraft and combat vehicles. The lightweight plastic, that can absorb the impact of bullets and other projectiles, was created by researchers at Buffalo University mimicking the outer coating of pearls (nacre, or mother of pearl)
China will commission “Sharp Sword,” its new stealth-drone built for the countrys first indigenous aircraft carrier, the Type 001A by the end of this year. The drone will feature on October 1 at the National Day parade in Beijing
The Shenyang Aircraft Design Institute has issued a Request For Proposal (RFP) to acquire an “integral unit for photoelectric target acquisition that is stealth capable,” setting off speculation that the institute was developing a carrier-based version of Chinas FC-31 stealth fighter jet. The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is looking to procure stealth parts for China's aircraft carrier-based fighter jet manufacturer, Shenyang
China is building a new carrier based fighter jet to replace its J-15 fighters after a series of crashes and mechanical failures, according to military experts and sources. “In order to improve the combat effectiveness of the Chinese aircraft carrier strike groups, it is necessary to develop a new carrier-based fighter,” Beijing-based naval expert Li Jie was quoted as saying by
China has revealed the first photographs of a hypersonic unmanned fighter aircraft, ‘Dark Sword dubbed as the first sixth generation fighter jet. Dark Swords sharp angles could also help hide it from the enemy as it speeds past
China's Shenyang Aircraft Corporation which makes stealth aircraft such as the J-20 has developed technology to measure the radar cross section (RCS) of aircraft. The RCS is a measure of an aircraft's visibility to radar
Japans home-grown stealth fighter from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is aimed at matching similar stealth aircraft of China and Russia as well as competes in the world market for fifth generation fighters. The X-2 is designed to test stealth capabilities and once in full production will compete against the US F-35, Russian T-50 and Chinese J-31 fighters
China has conducted night combat training of its J-11 regiment of the PLA air force in Tibet. “A group of J-11 heavy fighters were seen taking off amid twilight on August 9
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