Two J-20 stealth fighter jets perform at an air show in Guangdong province last year. Although they are among China’s most advanced planes, they still rely on Russian engines. Photo: AP

China steps up efforts to develop military technology to challenge US dominance

  • Country is pumping more resources into developing state-of-the-art equipment ranging from guns to warplanes, according to armaments specialists
  • Drive comes as armed forces prepare for show of strength at parade to mark 70th anniversary of founding of the People’s Republic
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Two J-20 stealth fighter jets perform at an air show in Guangdong province last year. Although they are among China’s most advanced planes, they still rely on Russian engines. Photo: AP
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