Monday, September 23, 2013


Judging from this PR photo, the standard Air2Air armament for the J-15 Multirole Naval Fighter is PL8 and PL12 (under the centre fuselage).  This PL8 and PL12 combo is aligned with PLAN's SOP, no surprise here.  

China’s J-15 fighters complete maximum gross weight takeoff-landing training
(Source: China Military Online)   2013-09-18
  BEIJING, September 18, (ChinaMil) – The J-15 fighters of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLAN) have successfully accomplished the takeoff-landing tests with maximum gross weight on China's first aircraft carrier "Liaoning " in a sea area on September 15, 2013.
  The J-15 carrier-borne fighters completed for the first time the takeoff and landing tests from the aircraft carrier with different takeoff gross weight and multi-types of weapons under complex weather conditions, making a success of takeoff and landing in high frequencies and short intervals.
  Up to now, the equipment systems of the "Liaoning " are in good condition, the carrier-borne fighter‘s technical condition is stable and the compatibility between the aircraft carrier and the carrier-borne fighters has been further verified.
Editor:Zhang Tao

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