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Originally posted by Dan Tanna
Israel gave it to them via the Lavi ? Oh that doesn't bode well for the F-22's that they are begging the Americans for does it ? what next ? a PLA - 22 stealth ?
Thats bad, real bad. How on earth can the USA keep supporting such a back stabbing group as the israelis.
Originally posted by Alxandro
I'd like to know when was the last time China ever invented anything on their own from start to finish without having to rely on stolen secrets or copy cat technology.
I know they have the Great Wall but there's got to be more than that.
The US believes that Israeli officials lied to them about the export of Harpy Killer drones to China.
The officials claimed that Israel was merely refurbishing old drones which had been exported with American consent. The US argued that the drones had been upgraded using new technology which it had shared with Israel.
The US fears that China is becoming increasingly well-armed and may seek to settle longstanding territorial and political disputes by the threat and use of force. www.guardian.co.uk...
In the mid-1980’s, the U.S. State Department Inspector General raised concerns regarding Israel’s re-transfer of U.S. military hardware and technology without permission. The U.S. Attorney Generals Office cited, “a systematic and growing pattern of unauthorized transfers by the recipient [Israel] dating back to about 1983.www.inthenationalinterest.com...
For years, the US government has expressed concerns over Israel illegally transferring technology to China. During the Gulf War, the US gave Israel Patriot missiles as protection against Iraqi Scud missiles. In 1992, a US intelligence report revealed that soon after the end of the Gulf War, Israel had sold Patriot anti-missile data to China. Israel denied the intelligence report. www.theinsider.org...