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Must Read: report about China fighter development strategies

China’s fighter upgrading  tends to draw either the scorn of overseas commentators (‘they still can’t build engines’) or fear (‘by 2020 the J-20 will dominate the skies over the Himalayas’). A recent report by the Institute for National Strategic Studies – ‘Buy, Build, or Steal: China’s Quest for Advanced Military Aviation Technologies’ – outlines the […]

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J-10B with J-20.jpg

Photos: J-10A vs. J-10B recognition tips

Images have emerged this week of the ChengduJ-10B (above), with bloggers speculating that the aircraft is powered by the indigenous Shenyang  WS-10 engine, which is also used on the J-11 Su-27 copy. There is also some comment about the bulges before the canards.  For the casual observer, there are a few quick ways to tellthe […]

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VIDEO: China’s “Top Gun” features the J-10 fighter

China’s version of Top Gun is here! Called J-10 on A Mission, it is a movie based on the Chengdu J-10 fighter jet and apparently about to be released in Chinese cinemas.Just like in Top Gun, the movie is about the pilots and lead actor Wang Ban is the Chinese version of Tom Cruise.The movie […]

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