How China’s J-20 Fighter Jets Compare to US F-35s


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China's Chengdu J-20 fighter jet, despite its advanced capabilities, falls short in comparison to the U.S.-made F-35 jet, an expert has argued. "The J-20 has a larger internal fuel payload than the F-35, but it is also larger. The J-20's range will be similar to or shorter than the F-35's. Also, unlike the F-35, the J-20 cannot carry air-to-ground bombs internally, which is a fundamental limitation of the J-20," Kim Minseok, a research fellow at the Korea Defense and Security Forum, told Newsweek in an interview. Introduced in 2017, the J-20 made China the third country after the U.S. and...