CHINESE STEALTH FIGHTERS ARE COMBAT-READY

HERE, AN F-35 LIGHTNING II FROM THE 34TH FIGHTER SQUADRON AT HILL AIR FORCE BASE, UTAH, FLYS AT ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, ENGLAND, APRIL 15, 2017.

IN THE PAST, ONLY THE US AND ITS ALLIES LIKE JAPAN WERE CAPABLE OF ARMING STEALTH FIGHTER JETS.

Posts on both the website of the People's Liberation Army and the official Xinhua news agency said the J-20 fourth-generation fighter had been armed and officially commissioned into China's air force.
Long touted as China's answer to US F-22 and F-35 stealth fighter jets, analysts say the J-20 is intended to fulfill two roles, air-to-air combat and ground attack.
"In the past, only the US and its allies like Japan were capable of arming stealth fighter jets.

Long touted as China's answer to US F-22 and F-35 stealth fighter jets, analysts say the J-20 is intended to fulfill two roles, air-to-air combat and ground attack. "The stealth jets will improve the air force's...

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