Tuesday, January 11, 2011

J-20 fighter's test flight reportedly successful

According to latest news reports from China as well as the US, China's J-20 stealth fighter jet was succeesfully tested in a flight at 12.50 pm today at a Chengdu airfield. Meanwhile , there are reservations on its degree of stealthiness. China is also widely reported in recent months to be making aircraft carriers as well as anti -ship ballistic missiles to enhance a programme of modernization of PLA' s naval and air forces that could substantially alter the strategic balance in the Asia -Pacific region where America's military power is still verifiably preponderant.

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