No Stealth for You: India Says It Can 'Track' China's New J-20 Fighter
The National Interest -

Sebastien Roblin

Security, Asia

Should Beijing be worried?

The J-20’s short-range capabilities naturally lead to the question—what exactly happens when two stealth fighters clash? If their stealth qualities are robust, both aircraft may only be able to detect each other within 50 miles or less—at which point air combat maneuvers could prove important. As U.S. stealth aircraft are one of the chief military threats to China, it seems reasonable to assume the J-20 would be designed to have a...

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