The J-15 fighter jet is the heaviest sea-launched fighter jet in service capable of carrying a large missile. Photo: AFP
The J-15 fighter jet is the heaviest sea-launched fighter jet in service capable of carrying a large missile. Photo: AFP
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Could this breakthrough by Chinese scientists put hypersonic weapons on PLA aircraft carriers?

  • PLA research team says new seal simplifies and speeds up the repair and maintenance of hypersonic weapons
  • Innovation would help lengthen lifespan of hypersonic weapons, which are required to last at least a decade

The J-15 fighter jet is the heaviest sea-launched fighter jet in service capable of carrying a large missile. Photo: AFP
The J-15 fighter jet is the heaviest sea-launched fighter jet in service capable of carrying a large missile. Photo: AFP
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