While the Russians are no longer Communists, they are still Russians. The Chinese are still Communists but they are still Chinese. There politics may be different but many of their potential international adversaries remain the same. As a result, many of their own reasons to cooperate with one another remain.
Communist China is working towards reunification with
There is now some evidence that the Communist Chinese are getting help from the Russians to develop new stealth fighters. The US Air Force has the most advanced fighters in the world and we have been developing next level of fighter. This is an excellent reason why we need to keep working on and fielding these expensive aircraft no matter the cost. New aircraft for conventional war are a must; that’s the view from the Hysterical Right Wing.