China’s Military Might Get Even Stronger Thanks to One America’s Most Important Allies

China’s Military Might Get Even Stronger Thanks to One America’s Most Important Allies

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Mike Episkopos

A British defense company was granted an “open individual export license” for the sale of “target acquisition, weapon control, and countermeasure systems” for aircraft, helicopters, and drones to China’s People’s Liberation Army Air Force. The transaction, approved two months after British prime minister Theresa May’s January Beijing visit, is unprecedented for the Sino-British arms trade relationship in that it does not place a cap on the volume of goods that the British firm —unnamed by the British International Trade Department as of the time of writing—can export to China.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/chinas-military-might-get-even-stronger-thanks-one-americas-most-important-allies-35727

 

 

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