China claims to make sensors that can detect B2 & F22 150kms away

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  1. Yusuf

    Yusuf GUARDIAN Administrator

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    Wang Yanyong, technical director for Beijing A-Star Science and Technology, confirms that two systems – the EOTS-89 electro-optical targeting system (EOTS) and the EORD-31 infrared search and track (IRST) – are in development for China’s J-20 and J-31 fighters.

    Marketing brochures on A-Star’s booth suggest that the J-20 could use the passive sensors to detect and aim missiles at the Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber and Lockheed Martin F-22 fighter, even while its radar is being being jammed by a Boeing EA-18G Growler. It list detection ranges for the B-2 at 150km and for the F-22 at up to 110km.

    Both systems have completed ground testing in a laboratory, and are now ready to enter flight testing, he says. Chinese combat aircraft manufacturer AVIC is considering integrating the sensors on a testbed aircraft, then could decide to test them on the J-20 and J-31, he says. Operational status is at least a year away for both sensors and possible longer, Yanyong adds.

    A-Star exhibited the systems at MAKS in hopes of attracting buyers from Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States countries, he says.
     
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  3. blue marlin

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    that number is low its much higher than that. its to make its adversaries less of a reason to worry. 150km is used as they missiles have a range of approximately 150km, so they say. the pl-12d has a range of 200km+
     
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    This is nothing, you know they are developing hypersonic submarines. Damn.....:laugh:
     

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