Rapid Fire Oct. 31, 2012: J-31 Maiden Flight

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* According to the usual blogs dedicated to watching (or intentionally leaking?) China’s military efforts, AVIC’s J-31 prototype jet fighter made a short maiden flight earlier today. However the Chinese will have to spend dearly to develop competitive homegrown engines. * The Philippine’s Coast Guard is finalizing the purchase of 5 French patrol vessels for […]

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