China’s Rapid Military Modernization Is “Remarkable,” Set To Challenge West On Several Fronts

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

Russian Navy to Equip Fifth-Generation Submarines With Military Robots

In other words, the Russian Navy will be designing full-scale submarine drones while the US Navy suicidally downsizes via ‘budget cuts’ along with the rest of the nation.

SEVERODVINSK, June 17 (RIA Novosti) – Russian fifth-generation submarines will be armed with military robots, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy said.

“The combat capabilities of the multipurpose nuclear and conventional submarines will be improved in the future through integration of promising robotic systems into their weaponry,” admiral Viktor Chirkov said on Tuesday. Continue reading