The Chinese air force has been pressed into service delivering medical supplies during the outbreak, but arms production is returning to normal. Photo: Reuters The Chinese air force has been pressed into service delivering medical supplies during the outbreak, but arms production is returning to normal. Photo: Reuters
The Chinese air force has been pressed into service delivering medical supplies during the outbreak, but arms production is returning to normal. Photo: Reuters

China’s arms industry back in business despite disruption by coronavirus

  • Manufacturers say they resumed full aircraft production in early February
  • Pace must be maintained to meet military’s growing needs, observers say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Chinese air force has been pressed into service delivering medical supplies during the outbreak, but arms production is returning to normal. Photo: Reuters The Chinese air force has been pressed into service delivering medical supplies during the outbreak, but arms production is returning to normal. Photo: Reuters
The Chinese air force has been pressed into service delivering medical supplies during the outbreak, but arms production is returning to normal. Photo: Reuters
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