China To Develop Next-Gen Modular Missiles With AI

A modular missile is well-suited for future combat. The “destructive capacity, flight mode, and range” of the missiles can be easily adjusted to counter threats on the ground and at sea, Wang Ya’nan, editor-in-chief of Aerospace Knowledge Magazine, informed China Daily. Since he took office three years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping has been advocating for military modernization to protect Chinese security interests. Xi called on the country to build an army with the “capability to win wars,” in March, 2013. In the past, China focused its efforts on manpower and numbers, but things have changed. China is reducing the size of its army and putting greater emphasis on mechanization and projectile-based defense. “China wants its military to be capable of acting as an anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) force – a force that can…


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