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China as a "lobbyist" of the F-35 program in the APR

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China as a "lobbyist" of the F-35 program in the APR

The American media write that although the fifth-generation F-35 fighter developed by Lockheed Martin faces various challenges, but in the countries of the Asia-Pacific region this combat aircraft enjoys a growing demand, reports mil.news.sina.com.cn.


This interest is explained by the growing military power of China. The American Defense News magazine called China "the greatest F-35 seller in Asia." Worried about Beijing’s military ambitions, Australia, Japan, Singapore, Korea and Taiwan are planning to buy fighters of this type.

China continues to test the J-15 carrier-based fighter. It is reported that as of the end of 2013, more than 100 was landed on the aircraft carrier Liaoning.
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  1. Romn
    Romn 12 February 2014 12: 45
    +11
    China is not an F-35 lobbyist, it is the states from China that make a scarecrow and push their trough ...
    1. ShturmKGB
      ShturmKGB 12 February 2014 12: 48
      +9
      Just as they made a "scarecrow" from Russia for Europe ...
    2. ziqzaq
      ziqzaq 12 February 2014 12: 49
      +3
      Yes, and especially it is not necessary to do, the NATO members are so scared ...
      1. Patton5
        Patton5 12 February 2014 13: 47
        +2
        human psychology in this regard is simple !!!! Well, they can’t understand that we are different .... they are ready at any moment to start a war anywhere in the world literally for any reason, and they can’t believe that we are not like them! From this and be afraid !!! They don’t have proverbs; they don’t judge people by themselves!
    3. Nayhas
      Nayhas 12 February 2014 13: 19
      +1
      Quote: Romn
      China is not an F-35 lobbyist, it is the states from China that make a scarecrow and push their trough ...

      Australia, Japan, Singapore, Korea, and especially Taiwan do not require US assistance in understanding the dangers from China. China itself is more than doing it ...
    4. olegff68
      olegff68 12 February 2014 14: 00
      +1
      AS INDICATIVE -
      China as a "lobbyist" of the F-35 program in the APR

      VERY WANTS TO BUY SU35 !!! good tongue good tongue
    5. tilovaykrisa
      tilovaykrisa 12 February 2014 21: 07
      +2
      Well, it’s not that tidy, with its declared TTX it’s really the strongest opponent (we don’t take into account the version with the vertical for MP). It just costs a lot, very expensive, and its maintenance is simply not really expensive, and training pilots is just how expensive space is, but they want to sell it unrealistically how much)))

      When buying this device, countries expect that they are buying not just an airplane, but + 6 US TAFs in addition, they don’t even suspect how they will be thrown later)
  2. shitovmg
    shitovmg 12 February 2014 12: 47
    +2
    Will push India to jointly develop the 5th generation fighter
    1. spech
      spech 12 February 2014 13: 00
      -2
      if a war begins between them, then I think that without nuclear weapons it will not do.
  3. bulvas
    bulvas 12 February 2014 13: 07
    +1
    I doubt that in our time a war can begin between strong opponents
    1. alex-s
      alex-s 12 February 2014 13: 41
      0
      Nowadays, just about anything can happen! The amers have, in the missile forces, some drug addicts! And what is there for them to cling to is unknown! No.
  4. Ivan Petrovich
    Ivan Petrovich 12 February 2014 13: 50
    +2
    the main thing we would not get into this batch.
  5. Lord of the Sith
    Lord of the Sith 12 February 2014 14: 50
    +1
    Yeah, Indonesia is buying the Su-35S, not the F-35.
  6. 1c-inform-city
    1c-inform-city 12 February 2014 16: 22
    0
    A little off topic. In the news on the fifth, I heard that KNAPO will deliver the Ministry of Defense over 3 SU-150s within 35 years. Hooray! And a contract was signed for two more corvettes 20385 for the Amur plant. For the builders of helicopters very happy.
  7. ole_ga
    ole_ga 12 February 2014 17: 27
    0
    Good night before bed.
  8. alone
    alone 12 February 2014 20: 39
    0
    what An interesting thought. This sounds true. It may even be that China knows about it)) after all
    China has a big business with America))