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What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Sun Aug 02, 2009 2:09 am

Is it the J-10 or F-10? I forget, but in any event, how capable are these jets supposed to be? My initial guess without specific knowledge would be that it's the standard deal of possibly a bit better than our F-16C and F-15C in certain situations but no match for a Raptor.
 
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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Sun Aug 02, 2009 9:34 am

Chinese designation is J-10, sometimes 'translated' to F-10.
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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Sun Aug 02, 2009 3:25 pm



Quoting Ptrjong (Reply 1):
Chinese designation is J-10, sometimes 'translated' to F-10.

Ahhh, that makes. I was always confused about why they would have two such similar designs.
 
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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Mon Aug 03, 2009 1:46 pm

Quoting LHCVG (Thread starter):
My initial guess without specific knowledge would be that it's the standard deal of possibly a bit better than our F-16C and F-15C in certain situations but no match for a Raptor.

I've read several different sources that have indicated the J-10 is comparable to the F-16. The below link is a good source of information on the plane. Although it was intended to be a completely indigenous project, the Chinese could only pull it off with help from the Israelis and the Russians.

http://www.sinodefence.com/airforce/fighter/j10.asp

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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:16 pm

Aren't they also developing a locally built version of the Su-27/33? (Called the J-11?)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenyang_J-11
 
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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:05 am



Quoting Kaitak (Reply 4):
Aren't they also developing a locally built version of the Su-27/33? (Called the J-11?)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenyan..._J-11

Correct. More Chinese avionics and systems, plus an increase in the use of composites and improvements in the radar cross section. Also being fitted with locally designed weapons over Russian ones.
 
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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:32 pm



Quoting ThePointblank (Reply 5):
Correct. More Chinese avionics and systems, plus an increase in the use of composites and improvements in the radar cross section. Also being fitted with locally designed weapons over Russian ones.

Thats sad!!! the Russians can't even get the Chinese to buy thier junk anymore!
 
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RE: What's The Scoop On That New Chinese Fighter?

Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:02 pm



Quoting Wvsuperhornet (Reply 6):
Thats sad!!! the Russians can't even get the Chinese to buy thier junk anymore!

Yeah, it's pretty bad PR when fighter jets get returned for a refund.  Silly
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