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Can China Call its J-20 stealth fighter 5th generation?

Can China Call its J-20 stealth fighter 5th generation?

Reports and social media have been buzzing with comparisons of the Dassault Rafale warbirds that landed at Ambala Air Force Base of the Indian Air Force earlier this week, and fighter jets in operation with Pakistan and China. A notable aircraft in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force of China is the Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter. The aircraft made its ...

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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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Russian Air Force Intercepted by NATO 300 Times Since 2019

Russian Air Force Intercepted by NATO 300 Times Since 2019

NATO officials stated increase in Russian Air Force activity in the Black Sea and parts of Europe since 2014, with nearly 300 interceptions by NATO jets to escort or shadow Russian military aircraft in 2019. On May 19th, four Russian military aircraft, consisting of two Su-27 fighter jets and two Tu-22 strategic bombers were detected flying close to shared airspace ...

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Cold War Era Sukhoi Su-27 “Flanker” to Coup for Air Tattoo

The Sukhoi Su-27 as known by its NATO reporting name “Flanker”, one of the most potent Soviet-built jet fighters rarely seen in the west will make a welcome appearance at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford next month. Held annually each July at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, the Royal International Air Tattoo is the world’s largest military airshow and ...

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