Sunday, December 4, 2022

China’s J-20 stealth fighter take part in military drills in Tibet

China’s newest Chengdu J-20 heavy stealth fighter taking part in military drills in Tibet.

The new J-20 fifth-generation fighter was spotted on the runway of the airfield in Tibet. That was reported by .

The Chengdu J-20  is a stealth, twinjet, fifth-generation fighter aircraft developed by China’s Chengdu Aerospace Corporation.


The Chengdu Aircraft Corporation is expected to have manufactured 12 J-20s for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) by 2017. These fighters will then be shaken down before becoming operational by 2018.

It is a fifth-generation aircraft being built for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). Its Nato reporting name is Black Eagle.

China’s J-20 platform has the potential to be a capable, long-range strike system in the Asia-Pacific region.

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