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How China built its own J-20 stealth fighter from secret F-35 information

Although the two electro-optical systems pictured above are not identical, they share quite a few similarities in shape and placement: compared to the Eurofighter or Su-57’s electro-optical systems and Infrared Tracking Systems (IRTS), respectively, which are also mounted on top of the fuselage, the differences between the Lockheed Martin and J-20’s Systems are relatively minor. … Continue reading

Cadence of Conflict: Asia, January 28, 2019

The West ramped up rhetoric against China this past week. Even George “Socialist” Soros trashed the Chinese government, yet tried to court favor with the Chinese people. Such an attempt aims to divide government and people. Opinion pieces from renowned news outlets openly accuse China of aggression. We did not see such a harsh tone … Continue reading

China’s new stealth material superior to that used on F-35

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site: Chinese news site mil.huanqiu.com interviewed Professor Jiang Jianhua, a member of the research team in China’s Huazhong University of Science and Technology, that has developed the anti-stealth radar material for the J-20 aircraft. Prof. Jiang said that most previous stealth … Continue reading

China says small-batch production of J-20 stealth fighter to begin in 2016

The following is based on a translation of a report in Chinese media: The Global Times (Chinese edition) reports that a Chinese military expert has disclosed that China will be able to carry out a small-batch production trial of China’s new Chengdu J-20 prototype stealth fighters by 2016. Test flights of considerable duration have now … Continue reading

China’s J-20 stealth fighter jet has new stealth coating

The following is based on a translation from a report in Chinese media: Chinese news site mil.news.sina.com.cn posted a photo of the new test flight of the new version of the J-20 no. 2013 stealth fighter jet. There are accompanying comments that the stealth fighter jet looks slimmer viewed from a rare new angle. The … Continue reading

Chinese military experts downplay capabilities of J-20 jet fighter “aircraft carrier killer”

The following is based on a translation from Chinese media: China’s official media mil.huanqiu.com has provided information about the J-20 from well-known Chinese military experts who are also Chinese military insiders. Regarding a Russian media report that China’s J-20 stealth fighter jet has obtained the capabilities as a “aircraft carrier killer” and will be commissioned … Continue reading

China has technology to build VTOL J-20 stealth fighter jet

According to Russian Military-Industry Courier weekly and US Aviation News Weekly speculation, China has obtained from Russia the technology for a VTOL fighter jet, and will probably develop a VTOL version of the J-20 stealth fighter jet. The technology was formerly used in Russia’s Yak-141 VTOL fighter. A prototype of the R-79-300 engine used in … Continue reading

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