The Chinese aviation manufacturer has for the first time revealed the cockpit and radar-absorbing coating of its J-20 stealth jet.
The fighter plane, built by Beijing to compete with American top fighters the F-22 and F-35, is shown in a new promotional video.
The pilot's helmet, control stick, high-speed data antenna, infrared detection system and air tank valve are also included in the images, according to Chinese news sales Sohu.
Aviation Industry Corporation of China, the state-run aviation manufacturer of Beijing, has released a new promotional video to show off the country's first active stealth jet fighter J-20 (photo)
The clip has for the first time revealed the cockpit and radar-absorbing coating of the J-20 fighter jet
WHAT IS CHINA & J-20 STEALTH JAGER?
The new war plane from China made its first flyby in November 2016.
The jet is fast, stealthy and armed with long-range missiles.
The design is similar to American fighter jets, raising concerns that the Chinese army obtained by hackers & # 39; stolen & # 39; used plans to develop the stealth aircraft and to further its military ambitions.
Beijing has strongly denied the allegations.
Experts have said the aircraft represents a leap forward in China's ability to project power into Asia, and will compete with US military technology.
China plans to overtake the US in the next decade as & # 39; the world's best aviation market.
J-20 is a fifth generation fighter jet and the first domestically-built fighter jet built in-country.
It was developed by the aviation and aerospace experts of the country together, reported Sina Military.
It is manufactured by Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group, a subsidiary of the state-run Aviation Industry Corporation of China.
Dubbed as & # 39; the new Beijing secret weapon & # 39 ;, the military aircraft prototype made its first flight on January 11, 2011.
During the Zhuhai Airshow last November, two J-20 & # 39; s were paraded to the public in a fly-by.
The duo opened their cargo hold doors and revealed four rockets in the fuselage and one on either side of the aircraft.
Top Chinese officials said the demonstration demonstrated the superiority of the J-20 to the F-22 and F-35 from the United States, according to the Global Times.
A J-20 stealth jet fighter performs at the 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2018, in the city of Zhuhai last November
The new video also shows the fast data antenna of the J-20 and the tank valve for the antenna (photo)
Other details in the video are the pilot's helmet, the steering stick and the infrared detection system
Military sources recently revealed that J-20 was likely to be chosen as the main fighter jet for the next generation of Beijing aircraft carriers, reported South China Morning Post.
According to Chinese military expert Song Zhongping, the four missiles in the hull of the J-20 are long-range air-to-air missiles, while the two on the sides are short-range combat missiles intended for air combat.
He also claimed that the J-20 & # 39; in the future would appeal to rivals who dare to provoke China into the air & # 39 ;.
CHINA & # 39; S J-20
Top speed: 1,305 mph
Range: 2.133 ml
Length: 67 ′
Wingspan: 42 ′ 0 ″
Weight: 43,000 pounds
Engine type: Xian WS-15 turbofan engines
Cost: $ 110 million
Manufacturer: Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group
Top speed: 1,498 mph
Range: 1,839 mi
Length: 62 ′
Wingspan: 44 ′ 0 ″
Weight: 43,430 pounds
Engine type: Pratt & Whitney F119
Cost: $ 130 million
Manufacturers: Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
CCTV reported that the J-20 was equipped with four PL-15 medium-range air-to-air missiles and one PL-10 short range & # 39; combat & # 39; rocket on both sides.
PL-15 was a 5.7-meter-long (18.7-foot-long) wingless rocket. It is said to have an impressive range of 400 kilometers (249 miles) and could help the J-20 F-22 perform better.
PL-10, on the other hand, has exceptional possibilities to intercept other rockets.
Top Chinese officials said the flyby last November showed the J-20 & # 39; s (pictured) superiority to the US F-22 and F-35, according to the Global Times
Military analysts said it was too early to say whether the J-20 stealth fighter jet could match the capabilities of the American F-22 Raptor. On the photo you can see an American air force F-22A Raptor
An F-35A stealth fighter lands at an air base after a training flight in Cheongju, South Korea
When the aircraft was shown to the public, there were indications that it was partly built on the basis of plans from American warplanes, in particular the F-22 Raptor, obtained by Chinese hackers who were imprisoned last year.
Beijing has strongly denied the theory because it insists that J-20 was developed and built exclusively with Chinese technology.
Military analysts have said it was too early to say whether the jet could match the capabilities of the American F-22 Raptor.
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