Chengdu J-20 China First 5th Generation Multirole Stealth Fighter Aircraft

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Chengdu J-20 China First 5th Generation Multirole Stealth Fighter Aircraft

The Chengdu J-20 is a single-seat, twin-jet, all-weather, stealth fifth-generation fighter aircraft.

The J-20 made its maiden flight on 11 January 2011.

In addition In September 2017, the J-20 officially entered military service with PLAAF

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J-20 歼-20 Chinese Stealth Fighter Demo Flight Air Show China 2016

It becomes the third operational fifth-generation stealth fighter aircraft in the world and the first in Asia.

Furthermore, The J-20 descends from the J-XX program in the 1990s

J-20 is an air superiority fighter with precision strike capability.

 

Readmore: China J-20 new stealth fighter jet conducts first combat training over sea

J20 have  Russian Saturn AL-31 engines,

In addition, the J-20 has a long and wide fuselage, with the chiseled nose section and a frameless canopy. Immediately behind the cockpit are low observable intakes.

All-moving canard surfaces with pronounced dihedral are placed behind the intakes, followed by leading edge extensions merging into delta wing with forward-swept trailing edges.

The aft section features twin, outward canted all-moving fins, short but deep ventral strakes, and conventional round engine exhausts.

Furthermore, J20 have  Type 1475 (KLJ-5) active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar with 1856 transmit/receive modules.

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