Monday, June 27, 2022

China Has Developed a New Type of Phased Array Radar That Can Detect Stealth Fighters

China has developed a new type of Phased Array Radar that can detect US F-22 and other stealth fighters.

According to a report on PLA Daily published earlier this month, Several fighters from East China Sea Fleet patrolled around the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the East China Sea after receiving orders that unidentified tracking occurred near the ADIZ on the morning of Feb. 10.

As revealed in 2014, Chinese industry have developed a number of radars claiming stealth detection capabilities. The latest entry is the JY-26 Phased Array Radar.



The capability of the new radar is becoming a critical asset for Beijing, as in the next decade more air forces in Asia Pacific will be equipped with stealth capabilities, these will include new bombers from the USA and Russia, a stealthy fighter plane the Russians are developing with India, an indigenous Korean stealth fighter and F-35s, to be used by the USA, Japan, Australia, and South Korea.

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