Tag Archives: PLAAF

Dassault Rafale Vs Chengdu J-20 : The Quest For Aerial Supremacy

Dassault Rafale Vs Chengdu J-20 : The Quest For Aerial Supremacy

The first batch of Dassault Rafale fighter jets will be inducted into the Indian Air Force 17th squadron at Ambala Air Force Station on July 29th. The Dassault Rafale is one of  Indian Air Force’s most technologically advanced fighter jet in its fleet. Here is a technical comparison of the Dassault Rafale with the advanced Chengdu J-20 of the People’s ...

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J-35 : China’s Next Generation Jet Fighter

J-35 : China’s Next Generation Jet Fighter

An aviation industry report revealed China is set to show off a new next-generation fighter jet scheduled to debut in 2021, a revamped, combat-ready version of the aircraft carrier-based FC-31 fighter jet. The next-gen aircraft could either be a new variant of an existing airframe of the FC-31 fighter jet or a totally new design. Chinese Aeronautical Establishment reported on ...

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Is China afraid of BrahMos? A case of India flexing its military muscle or is it a defensive strategy?

Is China afraid of BrahMos? A case of India flexing its military muscle or is it a defensive strategy?

Amid rising tensions in North East India, in the disputed area between China and India, New Delhi has taken a bold step of deploying its most advanced supersonic cruise missile, the “BrahMos” along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. This is part of efforts by the Indian Government to beef up self-defence capabilities and increase military infrastructure in the region, but ...

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5 Insane weapons of Chinese Air Force (People’s Liberation Army Air Force) That Will Give You The Shivers

5 Insane weapons of Chinese Air Force (People's Liberation Army Air Force) That Will Give You The Shivers

China’s air superiority is rapidly mobilizing in the light of modernization of Chinese fighter jets, cargo planes, stealth aircraft, missiles and launch vehicles. Reports suggest that the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) currently has approximately 3,000 operational aircraft, nearly 600 of which are considered modern. Recent flights of prototypes of the Chinese J-20 stealth fighter, an aircraft more advanced ...

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Xian Y-20 Specification & Technical Data

Xian Y-20 Specification & Technical Data

Officially unveiled in 2006, the Xian Y-20 code-named “Kunpeng” is a large military transport aircraft developed by Xi’an Aircraft Industrial Corporation, a part of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China. It is being built for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force under assistance from Russia and Ukraine.The aircraft is named Kunpeng after the mythical bird of ancient China that can ...

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China bans export of Chengdu J-20

China bans export of Chengdu J-20

The Chengdu J-20 is a stealth, twin – engine, fifth generation fighter aircraft which is being produced by the Chengdu Aerospace Corporation for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). The J-20’s first appearance was made on 11 January 2011 after which six prototypes were produced with various modifications. The latest two prototypes of the J-20 are equipped with ...

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Chengdu J-10B soon to be handed over to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force

Chengdu J-10B soon to be handed over to the People's Liberation Army Air Force

J-10B fighter upgraded version of the J-10A model will be the most advanced military aircraft China has developed on its own. Produced by the Chengdu Aviation Corporation the J-10B has an active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar, integrated jamming rods, IRST sensor, diverterless supersonic intake (DSI), and an uprated AL-31FN Series III turbofan engine. These upgrades increase the J-10B’s power, ...

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Guizhou Soar Eagle

The Guizhou Soar Eagle, popularly known as ‘Soar Dragon’, is a Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle(UAV). Designed by the Chengdu Aircraft Co-operation and constructed by Guizhou Aircraft Industry, its intended purpose it to serve with the People’s Liberation Army Air force(PLAAF). The Soar Dragon was first displayed to the public as a model during the Zuhai Air Show in 2006. As ...

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Xian Y-20 a Chinese large military transport aircraft

Xian Y-20 is a large military transport aircraft being developed by the Xian Aircraft Industrial Corporation for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force. The advanced long-range carrier is being developed to serve the military modernization drive. The Y-20 prototype is powered by four Russian D30 series turbofan engines and the production aircraft will sport the WS-20 engines. Cargo is ...

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