Does this look familiar? 🤔
China is world-renowned for its ability to steal foreign intellectual property, reverse engineer it, and to quickly produce something similar. In fact, this relationship between espionage, design, and production has helped catapult the People’s Liberation Army into a place where America’s technological superiority is no longer assured. But when it comes to creating a knock-off of America’s legendary Sikorsky H-60 Black Hawk helicopter, China already had dozens of airframes on-hand to examine and even improve upon. You can read all about the Z-20 and China’s experience with the Black Hawk in this past piece of ours. Now, with their standard Z-20 Black Hawk utility helicopter clone already in service, the rapidly expanding People’s Liberation Army Navy is getting its own shipboard model, just like how the U.S. Navy has the Seahawk.
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