Gone are the days of China catching up and now they are on par or ahead of world leaders in terms of military technology.
China already being at parity was noted in several posts over the years, including these:
China is opening a new quantum research supercenter
Chinese weapons reaching ‘near-parity’ with West: study
Chinese Defense Ministry Confirms Hypersonic Missile Test
China’s rapid military modernization is “remarkable,” and is no longer merely “catching up” with the West, reports the International Institute for Strategic Studies in their annual report on global military capabilities.
“China’s emerging weapons developments and broader defence-technological progress mean that it has become a global defence innovator” says Dr. John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive of the London-based think tank. Continue reading