Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Jet Engine Development in China

Gabe Collins and Andrew Erickson's latest China SignPost deep dive is a must read for anyone who is serious about PLA related affairs. As many have observed, the weakest link in China's modernization drive is her inability to mass-produce jet engines -- this deep dive brings a professional (and very technical) prospective  on  China's attempt at addressing this deficiency.  


Gabe Collins and Andrew Erickson, "Jet Engine Development in China:
Indigenous high-performance turbofans are a final step toward fully
independent fighter production," China SignPost(tm) (洞察中国), No. 39 (26
June 2011).

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