A Sukhoi Su-30MKI (NATO reporting name Flanker-C) of the Indian Air Force reportedly managed to detect the latest Chinese Chengdu J-20 jet fighter, which is supposed to be a top-of-the-line stealth aircraft operated by the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF), reports Indian Defence Research Wing.

According to the outlet, when the new Chinese jets where conducting flight training over Tibet, Indian pilots on Russian-made Su-30MKIs managed to detect and track them from Indian airspace.

“The Sukhoi’s radar can see them. The new Chinese jets are not so invisible after all. No special technology is required to detect the J-20, as it can be detected by ordinary radar stations,” Indian Air Force commander Arup Shaha said.

The Chinese Chengdu J-20 has been in development since 2002 and was made using stealth technology.

It was entered into service in March 2017, with nine prototypes and two pre-serial units built so far. The J-20 has recently successfully completed its first maritime training exercises.

Source: Sputnik

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And the source of your “news” is “Indian Defence Research Wing”? Can you be less vague about the source?

Nat Ryder
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Nat Ryder

This is what the Indian said.

You can call me AL
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You can call me AL

Maybe they didn’t switch the stealth on hey !.

Chris Ferguson
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Chris Ferguson

You don’t switch on stealth, it is not a cloaking device. 😂😂😂😂🤣

Addwin
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Addwin

How could your radar recognize what model the plane it detected since PLA has yet disclosed the details spects of J20? India is so jealous over China on it brilliant achievement in various fields…

Richmond Estes
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Sounds about right, the fanboys of this plane keep hyping the classified tech and the engines that are still in development, while those of us with eyes can see this is not a competitor to 4th generation US fighters.

Smith Clancy
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Smith Clancy

This is silly, I wold like nothing more than that jet to fail because in part it was done with stolen plans from the f35 but please, the Chinese would not operate that jet in full stealth, I’m other words they would do exactly what we do to Russian “recon” bear bombers that fly of the Alaska coast, we send F22s with fuel tanks or added stealth negating inlets to not fully disclose our radar signature…..

lev
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lev

Unbelievable India doesn’t even know Luneburg lens hahaha

Chinese made
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Chinese made

This is an approve how shitty the chinese plane is .. it can be detected by USSR era plane ..

Petras
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Petras

Source: Sputnik says it all.

Just forget this article.