South American intelligence sent enthusiasm on show from 21 June to 2-Chinese martial Web resources photo ignorant fighter coated camouflage tent and transported on a trailer on the highway Beijing — Shenyang along with other vehicles, officials of the Ministry of State Security, the political police and intelligence China. According to Izvestia Chinese media, the new fighter is designated F-60.
In form it is identical to c South American F-22, but smaller, reported South American website freebeacon.com. Spetsy some have suggested that this supersonic CF L-15, but its size is more than the aircraft, in addition, has a different shape of the wing and vozduhopoglotiteli. Twin-engine jet fighter was shown without the tail and cockpit.
Commentators have suggested that this is a static model cars, and he followed on the ground stress tests. South American exploration came to opinion, that China is developing two kinds of stealth fighters 5th generation (J-20 and F-60).
Recognizable South American expert on China’s military capabilities, Richard Fisher (Richard Fisher) believes that the F-60 is a personal development, as was the case with certain training aircraft K-8 of Hongdu. «F-60 nekordinalno longer, if the F-35 is a twin-engine propulsion system and has trivial symptoms implementation stealth technology. Plane maybe has internal weapons bays and will develop a radar with an active phased array. If this is a real program that most likely, the aircraft will have a deck option. Small size of the aircraft and engine are two more good solution for implementation on Chinese aircraft carriers, «said Fisher. «Washington does not believe that China is able to develop type 2 immediately stealth fighters, but China has the ability to allow yourself to study 3 or even more samples of these planes,» the analyst added.
Emergence of a second type of Chinese stealth fighter raises questions adopted in 2009 U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (Robert Gates) conclusion about the failure of the upcoming production of F-22 fighters and instead they concentrate on the production of several thousand F-35.