China Air Force Nations // Asia

OVERVIEW The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is in the midst of a transition from a limited air defense force to an advanced force with modern equipment, doctrine and capabilities. The size of the force has shrunk considerably, but its quality and capabilities have grown. New-generation aircraft, precision-guided munitions, support aircraft and modernized C4ISR capabilities allow the PLAAF to carry out traditional missions such as air defense and support for ground forces, as...


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