posted on Apr, 17 2013 @ 12:52 PM
Originally posted by nake13
reply to post by Zaphod58
Yes the J-15,certainly looks like a back engineered SU-27K/SU-33,Aren't they kind of putting the cart before the horse there?,I would have thought
that having an operational aircraft carrier would take precedence over the development of a carrier borne fighter,but I guess it is China we're
speaking about after all!
Yeah and you look at the Chengdu J20 and the Pak Fa head on, there's a lot of similarities there. Apart from the canards on the j20 and the larger
wing profile of the T-50, I can see a lot in common. Surely they're not completely independant designs!
And isnt China's carrier almost finished now anyway? Like if there was a war they could use it I would assume?
I'm sure i read China and Russia were sharing tech and stuff anyway a couple of years back. It wouldn't surpise me, China want the tech, Russia need
the money, neither want to see the US run away with the race for next gen weaponry. Either that or the intel was stolen. Now that would be a
edit on 17-4-2013 by Reaper62 because: Additional comment