Foreign media said the Chinese F-20 fighter production still need ten years (Figure)
Data for: disseminated on the Chinese F -20 fighter photo
LONDON message: Chinese Defense Review, according to the Canadian website reported on January 6, Han and defense editor, said Andrei Chang , China’s first stealth fighter F -20 was completed yesterday in Chengdu, the second runway of an airport taxi tests and the first test flight as early as this afternoon.
Canada, “Chinese Defense Review” magazine 5 issue of News from Chengdu, said the day of 14:00 GMT, an airport in Chengdu F -20 a second glide test, “made the engine roar deafening. ” Editor Andrei Chang is convinced that the slide test is successful, the test has entered the countdown. 5, Andrei Chang Han and defense editor, said in a telephone interview, he received credible information that, if weather conditions permit, F -20 will be held today for the first test flight. Andrei Chang said, Chinese officials seem to deliberately leaked out the information about -20 F, intended to demonstrate its increasingly powerful military force.
It is reported that U.S. Defense Secretary Robert – Robert Gates will visit Beijing on Sunday, while meeting with Chinese Defense Minister and high-level military consultations. In this regard, Andrei Chang said: “They want to show their power the United States and Gates.”
previously disseminated on the number of photographs on China’s new fighter, the Japanese news media quoted the surface of Chinese military The Chinese side has completed a prototype manufacturing -20 F, and last week the airport is located within the southwest region of the high-speed runway taxi tests. Japan, “Asahi Shimbun,” said China plans to begin this month for the fastest test flight F -20, and as early as 2017, the official armed forces. Reported that the Chinese navy to be built in China’s first aircraft carrier, to strengthen the “ocean access” strength, the rapid development of Chinese air force also modernized. The article also said: “With the continuous efforts to strengthen the forces on the high seas, the Chinese military is speeding up its air force’s modernization process. This action will likely affect the military balance in East Asia.”
United States, “Aviation Week “magazine published on Monday when the graphic description of the first runway test F -20. Just last month, the magazine also published articles on China’s performance and development of -20 F for a more detailed analysis of the state. The article said that China’s first stealth fighter aircraft from the secret development of the state just out, it’s size is larger than expected, it is widely speculated that this is a greater range and payload of the fighter. According to the article, F -20 is a single-seat, twin-heavy fighter, Bisuhuoyi the T-50 and U.S. F-22 to be larger and heavier.
end of last year, said sources with the Chinese side, China will be completed in 2015, the first conventionally-powered aircraft carrier ship (displacement of 5-6 million tons) of construction work; the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is expected to will be launched in 2020. Just at the same time, U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Robert Willard told the Japanese “Asahi Shimbun” interview that China’s Dongfeng-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles already have “initial operational capability”; the missile threat to Pacific American aircraft carrier. Willard also said China’s Dongfeng-21D anti-ship ballistic missile developments. He pointed out that wind-21D missile after intensive testing after the currently deployed to the east coast, and already have an initial operational capability.
However, the U.S. Marine operation information control center of Naval Intelligence modified this view. The report said China has deployed the world’s first anti-ship missile system, “early version”, and has a “viable plan”, but the system has not yet fully tested.
5 days, the Voice of America Web site has published an article entitled “Taiwan’s” Defense Ministry “: China does not have the ability to manufacture F-20 fighters,” the article, Taiwan’s “Defense Ministry”, said the recent spread of the network China F-20 fighters is not the authenticity of photographs, because China does not now have the ability to manufacture new generation fighters.
In addition, on Wednesday published the “South China Morning Post” that the Chinese production F -20 also need a decade. Currently, the U.S. military’s F-22 stealth fighter is the world’s only fleet of 5th generation fighter. And in January 2010, Russia also made public its new Sukhoi T-50 stealth fighter. Andrei Chang said that if the United States and Russia want to achieve the same level of advanced fighters, the Chinese military needs 10 to 15 years. (Sri Lanka years)
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