Who Cares About China's Stealth Fighters or Aircraft Carriers: The Y-20 Is Here
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Sebastien Roblin

Technology, Asia

And has a much more important purpose. 

Key point: China wants to be able to move troops and supplies around the world the way America can.

As China rises to the status of a global superpower, it is looking to acquire assets on a scale possessed previously only found operated by the United States: a huge fleet of gigantic, globe-spanning cargo planes. Indeed, its new Y-20 “Chubby Girl” transport is the largest aircraft in production since the U.S. completed...

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