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Sunday, October 21, 2012
Third J-20 stealth aircraft prototype emerges.
While the new J-31 seems to gather all the news headlines over the last several months, Chengdu is quietly working on its third J-20 stealth aircraft prototype. That is the thing about the Chinese military-industry complex -- they walk more than they talk.
Judging from the photos below, the third J-20 prototype is sporting a new nose with room reserved for a dedicated EOS/IRST system.