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Japan to establish intel unit to counter economic espionage

Ruling party guards against Chinese spies in industry and academia

Technicians build LEAP engines for jetliners at a highly automated General Electric factory in Lafayette, Indiana. A Chinese spy was caught trying to steal secrets on blade development from the group.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- GE Aviation, one of the world's leading providers of aviation equipment, has spent decades developing jet engine blades that have the right durability and weight to enable lower operating costs.

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