From stealth fighter jets to long-range air-to-air missiles to an increased push into artificial intelligence and quantum computing, China’s progress in military technology is about to pose a serious threat to the rest of the world.
The progress is so troubling, admiral Harry Harris — head of the US military’s enormous Pacific Command — has issued a scary warning about China’s capabilities.
“China’s impressive military build-up could soon challenge the United States across almost every domain,” he told News Asia earlier this month.
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Information is sent in real-time to three intelligence centres where it is processed and analysed, with the data used to improve navigation and positioning, plus giving the ability to accurately track target vessels.
“Of particular concern, Russia and China continue to launch “experimental” satellites that conduct sophisticated on-orbit activities, at least some of which are intended to advance counterspace capabilities. Some technologies with peaceful applications — such as satellite inspection, refuelling, and repair — can also be used against adversary spacecraft.”
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