posted on May, 9 2018 @ 11:23 AM
a reply to: penroc3
I'm guessing they are not planning to use it as a defensive platform to hit targets within their mainland territory. Guessing they would use their
smaller Fighter-Bombers or strike craft.
Seems more like a force projection thing to me... and we fly ours from the middle of Missouri to anywhere in the world, then back. But I do not know
the state of China's air-to-air refueling or what kind of tanker fleet they have.
End the end, all I want... take off the damn sheet. Show me a new shiny toy of some type.
Not like any aircraft the US/China/Russia are making is a true threat to each other. If things ever got truly serious, someone just flips the table
(nukes), and all the cool aircraft in the world mean nothing. Now, the first man to discover how to make a sling for his rock, that might be another