Security fear over China tech deal

By Marco Giannangeli, Daily Express

The Government describes the equipment covered by the open individual export licence as “target acquisition, weapon control and counter-measure systems” for “aircraft, helicopters and drones”. It is intended for China’s air force, but experts say Beijing could use it to help secure its illegal occupation of South China Sea islands and atolls. Dr John Hemmings of the Henry Jackson Society’s Asia studies centre said: “Both British arms in the hands of the Chinese military and Chinese components in Britain’s core data infrastructure are ticking timebombs.”

 

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