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Xi orders new PLA units to be combat ready

President Xi Jinping asked People’s Liberation Army commanders on Tuesday to focus on strengthening their unit’s combat capability following the establishment of 84 large units.

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Woman fighter pilot inspired nation

For Chinese air force pilots, flying the nation’s most advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, is a dream. This was the case with Captain Yu Xu, one of China’s first female fighter jet pilots.

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WWII pilots tell stories

Bill Behrns looks like any other elderly man sitting on the couch with a walker beside him until you see the old medals and photos of him and his fellow P-38 fighters on the walls of his study. The 95-year-old Behrns was one of the original 32 US Army Air Force pilots sent to the […]

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