Friday, December 9, 2022

New J-10C semi-stealth multi-role fighter spotted in China

The new improved variant of Chengdu J-10 multirole fighter aircraft was spotted in China.  During trial flight was spotted J-10C semi-stealth multi-role variant of  Chinese multirole fighter.

The improved J-10C is a semi-stealth jet fighter with enhanced 4th generation electronics including a more powerful AESA radar, more composite material and a more powerful engine.

The J-10C developed on based J-10B version of which the production has been stopped.


According to Chinese media in May that J-10C had successfully tested homemade FWS-10B engine, with stronger thrust than FWS-10 and additional FADEC system.

Compete with new Chinese J-10C fighter aircraft in part can only «Rafale» and EF-2000 «Typhoon» fighters with a new radar «Captor-E».

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