John C. Demers, the assistant US attorney general for national security, said that the case was just “one of many involving illegal attempts to take US technology to China”. Photo: AFP

US judge sentences Chinese national for trying to illegally export ‘highly sensitive’ military technology

  • Tao Li, 39, is given 40 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to export ‘military and space-grade’ components to China without a licence
  • He was arrested in September 2018 at Los Angeles International Airport while travelling from China to Arizona to meet with an undercover agent
Topic |   US-China relations

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John C. Demers, the assistant US attorney general for national security, said that the case was just “one of many involving illegal attempts to take US technology to China”. Photo: AFP
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