Saturday, December 09, 2017

Low-res photo of the day: FC-1/JF-17 Xiaolong Fighter Two-seat variant (JF-17B) prototype number 2

In addition for being a trainer, this new JF-17B variant could be used as an enhanced ground attacker with the second crew acting as the Weapon Systems Officer (WSO).  To accommodate this secondary attack role, the B variant is sporting an larger nose to house an AESA radar, it's wingspan is enlarged and strengthen to increase its weapon payload. 

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