Punching Above its Weight; U.S. Congressional Report’s Comparison of China’s J-10 Light Fighter to Elite F-15 Heavy Platform

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US Government assessment of the J-10C!!!


Punching Above its Weight; U.S. Congressional Report’s Comparison of China’s J-10 Light Fighter to Elite F-15 Heavy Platform Shows Just How Deadly the Small Jet Really Is


Designed as a single engine light multirole fighter to replace the J-7G, China’s J-10 entered service in 2006 as a complement to the heavier J-11B and Su-30 twin engine air superiority fighters - an analogue to the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-18 Hornet. Despite its extremely light weight, low cost and low maintenance requirements, the J-10’s capabilities impressed analysts across the world as soon as they became widely known, and the aircraft sets several records for a single engine fighter which it continues to hold by a considerable margin. Indeed, by the time the more capable J-10B variant entered service in the early 2010 a number of Western analysts were questioning not whether the fighter could combat aircraft of the same class fielded by rival powers, such as the F-16C or Japanese F-2, as it was clear that the Chinese jet retained an overwhelming advantage in such engagements, but rather whether the new jet could do the unthinkable and punch above its weight to take on elite and highly specialised twin engine air superiority platforms such as the F-15.

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Despite its extremely light weight and single engine configuration the J-10’s capabilities are in many ways comparable to heavier and more expensive air superiority fighters fielded in its own fleet and those of rival powers. The fighter's 18km operational altitude in particular, well above its single engine rivals and higher than many elite twin engine jets such as the F-14D, allows it meet air superiority fighters near their own level and thereby nullify one of their primary advantages. A powerful WS-10 engine and three dimensional thrust vectoring systems further help compensate for advantages in speed and manoeuvrability usually held by twin engine jets. As a result of these outstanding capabilities the J-10C, the most recent and sophisticated variant of the fighter, is speculated to be the most capable single engine fighter in the world - with its rival the F-35 compensating for vastly inferior capabilities such as speed, operational altitude, firepower, sortie rate, engagement range and manoeuvrability with a lower radar cross section and stronger radar.

Attesting to the advanced capabilities of the J-10 and the perceived threat this posed to the American Eagle fleet, the United States Congress’ U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission concluded in a report in 2014 citing rapid technological progress in Chinese military aviation, and in the defence industry as a whole, and signing out the J-10 design and the threat posed by what was then the latest variant, the J-10B, as an example. The report noted that the J-10 was roughly comparable to the F-15 in its capabilities as a result.
 

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US Government assessment of the J-10C!!!


Punching Above its Weight; U.S. Congressional Report’s Comparison of China’s J-10 Light Fighter to Elite F-15 Heavy Platform Shows Just How Deadly the Small Jet Really Is

Designed as a single engine light multirole fighter to replace the J-7G, China’s J-10 entered service in 2006 as a complement to the heavier J-11B and Su-30 twin engine air superiority fighters - an analogue to the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-18 Hornet. Despite its extremely light weight, low cost and low maintenance requirements, the J-10’s capabilities impressed analysts across the world as soon as they became widely known, and the aircraft sets several records for a single engine fighter which it continues to hold by a considerable margin. Indeed, by the time the more capable J-10B variant entered service in the early 2010 a number of Western analysts were questioning not whether the fighter could combat aircraft of the same class fielded by rival powers, such as the F-16C or Japanese F-2, as it was clear that the Chinese jet retained an overwhelming advantage in such engagements, but rather whether the new jet could do the unthinkable and punch above its weight to take on elite and highly specialised twin engine air superiority platforms such as the F-15.

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Despite its extremely light weight and single engine configuration the J-10’s capabilities are in many ways comparable to heavier and more expensive air superiority fighters fielded in its own fleet and those of rival powers. The fighter's 18km operational altitude in particular, well above its single engine rivals and higher than many elite twin engine jets such as the F-14D, allows it meet air superiority fighters near their own level and thereby nullify one of their primary advantages. A powerful WS-10 engine and three dimensional thrust vectoring systems further help compensate for advantages in speed and manoeuvrability usually held by twin engine jets. As a result of these outstanding capabilities the J-10C, the most recent and sophisticated variant of the fighter, is speculated to be the most capable single engine fighter in the world - with its rival the F-35 compensating for vastly inferior capabilities such as speed, operational altitude, firepower, sortie rate, engagement range and manoeuvrability with a lower radar cross section and stronger radar.

Attesting to the advanced capabilities of the J-10 and the perceived threat this posed to the American Eagle fleet, the United States Congress’ U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission concluded in a report in 2014 citing rapid technological progress in Chinese military aviation, and in the defence industry as a whole, and signing out the J-10 design and the threat posed by what was then the latest variant, the J-10B, as an example. The report noted that the J-10 was roughly comparable to the F-15 in its capabilities as a result.
That's US MIC lobbying for more..
How much independent analysis there is of the J-10's capabilities.. and it's new engine.. Any long term customer outside China.. who has accessed J-10 ?
 

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US Government assessment of the J-10C!!!


Punching Above its Weight; U.S. Congressional Report’s Comparison of China’s J-10 Light Fighter to Elite F-15 Heavy Platform Shows Just How Deadly the Small Jet Really Is

Designed as a single engine light multirole fighter to replace the J-7G, China’s J-10 entered service in 2006 as a complement to the heavier J-11B and Su-30 twin engine air superiority fighters - an analogue to the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-18 Hornet. Despite its extremely light weight, low cost and low maintenance requirements, the J-10’s capabilities impressed analysts across the world as soon as they became widely known, and the aircraft sets several records for a single engine fighter which it continues to hold by a considerable margin. Indeed, by the time the more capable J-10B variant entered service in the early 2010 a number of Western analysts were questioning not whether the fighter could combat aircraft of the same class fielded by rival powers, such as the F-16C or Japanese F-2, as it was clear that the Chinese jet retained an overwhelming advantage in such engagements, but rather whether the new jet could do the unthinkable and punch above its weight to take on elite and highly specialised twin engine air superiority platforms such as the F-15.

,,,

Despite its extremely light weight and single engine configuration the J-10’s capabilities are in many ways comparable to heavier and more expensive air superiority fighters fielded in its own fleet and those of rival powers. The fighter's 18km operational altitude in particular, well above its single engine rivals and higher than many elite twin engine jets such as the F-14D, allows it meet air superiority fighters near their own level and thereby nullify one of their primary advantages. A powerful WS-10 engine and three dimensional thrust vectoring systems further help compensate for advantages in speed and manoeuvrability usually held by twin engine jets. As a result of these outstanding capabilities the J-10C, the most recent and sophisticated variant of the fighter, is speculated to be the most capable single engine fighter in the world - with its rival the F-35 compensating for vastly inferior capabilities such as speed, operational altitude, firepower, sortie rate, engagement range and manoeuvrability with a lower radar cross section and stronger radar.

Attesting to the advanced capabilities of the J-10 and the perceived threat this posed to the American Eagle fleet, the United States Congress’ U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission concluded in a report in 2014 citing rapid technological progress in Chinese military aviation, and in the defence industry as a whole, and signing out the J-10 design and the threat posed by what was then the latest variant, the J-10B, as an example. The report noted that the J-10 was roughly comparable to the F-15 in its capabilities as a result.
Ultimately , Bat munchers have to fall on Propaganda article to get Uncle Sam's validation.....

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This is the three dimensional vectoring WS-10 engine, the report was talking about!





This is the J-10C production model with WS-10B engine mentioned in the US Congressional report!
 

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US Government assessment of the J-10C!!!


Punching Above its Weight; U.S. Congressional Report’s Comparison of China’s J-10 Light Fighter to Elite F-15 Heavy Platform Shows Just How Deadly the Small Jet Really Is

Designed as a single engine light multirole fighter to replace the J-7G, China’s J-10 entered service in 2006 as a complement to the heavier J-11B and Su-30 twin engine air superiority fighters - an analogue to the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-18 Hornet. Despite its extremely light weight, low cost and low maintenance requirements, the J-10’s capabilities impressed analysts across the world as soon as they became widely known, and the aircraft sets several records for a single engine fighter which it continues to hold by a considerable margin. Indeed, by the time the more capable J-10B variant entered service in the early 2010 a number of Western analysts were questioning not whether the fighter could combat aircraft of the same class fielded by rival powers, such as the F-16C or Japanese F-2, as it was clear that the Chinese jet retained an overwhelming advantage in such engagements, but rather whether the new jet could do the unthinkable and punch above its weight to take on elite and highly specialised twin engine air superiority platforms such as the F-15.

,,,

Despite its extremely light weight and single engine configuration the J-10’s capabilities are in many ways comparable to heavier and more expensive air superiority fighters fielded in its own fleet and those of rival powers. The fighter's 18km operational altitude in particular, well above its single engine rivals and higher than many elite twin engine jets such as the F-14D, allows it meet air superiority fighters near their own level and thereby nullify one of their primary advantages. A powerful WS-10 engine and three dimensional thrust vectoring systems further help compensate for advantages in speed and manoeuvrability usually held by twin engine jets. As a result of these outstanding capabilities the J-10C, the most recent and sophisticated variant of the fighter, is speculated to be the most capable single engine fighter in the world - with its rival the F-35 compensating for vastly inferior capabilities such as speed, operational altitude, firepower, sortie rate, engagement range and manoeuvrability with a lower radar cross section and stronger radar.

Attesting to the advanced capabilities of the J-10 and the perceived threat this posed to the American Eagle fleet, the United States Congress’ U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission concluded in a report in 2014 citing rapid technological progress in Chinese military aviation, and in the defence industry as a whole, and signing out the J-10 design and the threat posed by what was then the latest variant, the J-10B, as an example. The report noted that the J-10 was roughly comparable to the F-15 in its capabilities as a result.
this report and assessment seems similar Wuhan virus assessment in the beginning by the WHO.
 

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