China air force stages real combat training

Source:Xinhuanet Editor:Li Jiayao 2018-01-11

BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Air Force of the People's Liberation Army of China has carried out real combat training, with the involvement of the J-20 stealth fighter and the Y-20 military transport aircraft, according to a military statement.

The J-20, China's fourth-generation medium and long-range fighter jet, made its maiden flight in 2011 and was officially commissioned into military service in September 2017.

Several new fighter jets including the J-16, J-10C and H-6K bombers were also included in the training, the statement said.

The training is aimed at improving the air force's capability to win battles, it said.

 

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