The F-35 stealth fighter will be the ‘quarterback’ capable of fusing information from all sources and changing tactics in real time from inside enemy airspace, General David Goldfein said. Photo: MCT

US military plans new war-fighting concept in response to threat from China, Russia

  • It involves ‘stealth and joint penetration’ on land, in the air and at sea, causing simultaneous dilemmas for adversaries to effectively fight back
  • US Air Force chief of staff says US$135 billion budget will be sought for ‘penetrating capability’
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The F-35 stealth fighter will be the ‘quarterback’ capable of fusing information from all sources and changing tactics in real time from inside enemy airspace, General David Goldfein said. Photo: MCT
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President Xi Jinping has called on the PLA to make improving “combat readiness” its top priority this year. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese military institute puts focus on ‘urgent needs’ of frontline troops

  • Researchers will also step up cooperation with ‘civilian bodies’, especially in areas such as telecoms and logistics support, according to PLA newspaper
  • More than half of the Systems Engineering Institute’s projects for this year are related to improving combat readiness
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President Xi Jinping has called on the PLA to make improving “combat readiness” its top priority this year. Photo: Xinhua
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