China, dodging Britain's security agency, has breached its defence security. China has recruited dozens of former British military pilots to teach the Chinese armed forces. China has done this recruitment to teaching how to defeat fighter jets and helicopters of western countries.
On Tuesday, a UK official said that China has recruited more than 30 British fighter jet pilots and helicopter pilots in its fleet. All of them have been recruited to train Chinese military pilots. All of them have been recruited at an annual salary of around £240,000 (over 22 million Indian rupees), the official said. At present, all these pilots are in the training camp of the People's Liberation Army.
Purpose to gain an edge in a war with Western countries
According to Britain's news channel Sky News, a retired senior officer of the Royal Air Force of Britain has called it dangerous. At the same time, another official has revealed that China has recruited dozens of former British military pilots to teach the Chinese army how to defeat Western fighter planes and helicopters. Officials said that about 30 fighter jet pilots and some helicopter pilots are currently in the training camp of the People's Liberation Army of China.
Trying to make the world's most dangerous fighter plane
UK officials said China has also tried to recruit former pilots who have trained in the US-led fifth-generation F-35 fighter jet. An F-35 fighter jet is worth over £100 million. This aircraft is jointly developed by the United States and Britain.