China’s J-20 stealthy fighter prototype “is at the heavy end of the fighter scale, leaving ample room for medium and light platforms” as follow-on stealth designs to be issued by Beijing’s aerospace industry, says Douglas Barrie, senior fellow at The International Institute for Strategic Studies. These follow-on aircraft may also be the vehicles for developing more all-aspect low observability. He notes that the J-20 appears optimized for stealth in the forward sector, which would ...

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