China’s J-31 fighter set to take on F-35 in export market
The Chinese J-31 fighter, a fifth generation prototype jet also known as the Falcon Hawk, Falcon Eagle, F-60 or J-21, is being developed for the export market, according to Admiral Zhang Zhaozhong speaking in the People’s Daily.
It is "highly unlikely" the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will acquire and operate the aircraft itself – rather it will be offered as a direct competitor to Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, presumably as a cheaper alternative....
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