China likely to beat Russia as second country with volume production of a fifth generation stealth fighter

The Chinese People‚Äôs Republic Army Air Force (PLAAF) is believed to have received four low production rate J-20 jets, which have been tested and completed acceptance tests recently. The first front-line regiment is supposed to activate and receive aircraft by June 2017 and is expected to be combat ready by 2019. That milestone could be …

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