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This might be China's
third J-20 stealth fighter

Foreign Policy, by John Reed

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/24/2012 3:46:58 PM

A quick update on China's stealth fighter program: Photos newly published on a Chinese Web sites show what might be a third prototype J-20 stealth jet. China has two different types of stealthy-looking fighters: the large J-20 and the smaller J-31. Many speculate that because of its large size, the J-20 is high-speed interceptor designed to fly out and shoot down enemy bombers -- similar to the old Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat -- or that it is a high-speed stealthy bomber designed to use a combination of stealth and speed to penetrate enemy air defenses and fire cruise missiles or bombs at

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Here's your government debt dollars and Chinese theft of US technology at work.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson, 10/24/2012 4:07:10 PM     (No. 8958754)

It is not a 'stealth fighter'.

It is a bomber that China hopes is fast enough and stealthy enough to get close enough to lauch anti-ship missiles at US carriers before it gets shot down.




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Reply 2 - Posted by: curious1, 10/24/2012 4:23:53 PM     (No. 8958816)

With the Navy deploying lasers on-board ships in 2 years, I think this aircraft and its anti-ship missiles are toast.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: proactus, 10/24/2012 4:53:37 PM     (No. 8958905)

The bad news is that China has a stealth fighter.
The good news is that it is made in China.

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