Why China's J-20 Stealth Fighter Can't Compete with the F-35 or F-22
The National Interest -

Kris Osborn

Security, Asia

There simply is not enough of them.

While debates and uncertainties continue to swirl around how agile, lethal, stealthy and advanced China’s J-20 stealth fighter may be, the country may simply have another challenge crippling its ability to rival the F-22 and F-35: There simply are not enough J-20s.

Several interesting reports cite production problems and delays with J-20 manufacturing, particularly centered around the J-20’s “high-thrust turbofan WS-15 engine.”  A...

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