Friday, January 15, 2021

Chengdu J20 – Russian Design, Stolen Technology from F-35?

China is flaunting its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter jets to assert its air superiority. China’s Chengdu J-20 is China’s first fully operational stealth fighter jet. China is already claiming that new updates in the Chengdu J-20 stealth fighters are being incorporated which make it more equipped and smarter than ever. However, the western media claims that the Chengdu J-20 is designed on frameworks from Russia and secrets stolen from the F-35 fighter jets of the U.K 

China is already upgrading its fighter jets and the Chinese officials have stated there more surprises are in line for the J-20 stealth fighter jets are getting new upgrades. The upgrades will make them even more lethal and precise. The Chengdu stealth fighter jets will give China a great advantage in maintaining superiority over the disputed South China Sea and also the Aisa-Pacific region.

The first stealth Chinese fighter was entered service in October 2017. The advances series will surely make Japan, India, US and Australia feel the heat. Experts say that with these fighter jets China can now win any aerial combat which could not be won earlier.

Chengdu J-20 Specifications

Earlier this month the former chief engineer of Rolls- Royce was arrested under the “Official Secrets Act.” He was accused of furnishing the sensitive details of the F-35 fighter jets of Britain. The MI5 arrested him after confirming his Beijing Links. So, is China’s first 5th generation fighter jet based out of leaked secrets.

The Chengdu J-20 has two engines. This gives it a great leverage of extra power and also the chances of survival after engine failure. However, the stealth capabilities of the J-20 are limited when compared to F 35 fighter jets. The design of the Chengdu J-20 fighter jets allows them to fly even further and also to deliver bombs with a greater bomb load. Whatever the critics might claim, the J-20 is the world’s third operational fifth-generation stealth fighter aircraft, and the first in Asia.

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