From the Taiwan Strait to the Indian border; From the East China Sea to the South China Sea, China often uses the J-20 stealth fighter as a “intimidation” tactic. But does the J-20 really make the enemies “fear”?
China has deployed its most advanced J-20 stealth fighter jet along the Taiwan Strait, in the latest move to threaten the island. According to the information, the J-20s, also deployed near the Ladakh region near India, during the border tension with India last year.
The fifth-generation fighter J-20, China’s first and only stealth fighter, has entered combat service today. After its first test flight in 2011, the J-20 joined the PLA Air Force in 2017.
According to the South China Morning Post, Beijing has deployed at least four combat air brigades, including 150 J-20 C fighters (advanced versions of the J-20) to the units, including two training bases in Inner Mongolia and Hebei and two aviation brigades in the eastern and northern theatre commands to monitor the Taiwan strait.