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China commissions its J-20 stealth jet into air force combat

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

has commissioned the latest stealth fighter into its air force's combat service, taking a lead in the region to operate fighter jets designed to avoid detection, reported.

State-run agency quoted an as saying that the stealth fighter has been commissioned into the force.

The is China's fourth-generation medium and long- range fighter jet. It made its maiden flight in 2011 and was first shown to the public at the 11th Airshow in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, in November 2016.

Its introduction could add a new dimension in the India- balance as is yet acquire a stealth fighter.

The US operates the Raptor which is the fifth generation stealth air superiority fighter.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 18:10 IST