China's multi-role fighter jets J-10C be­gins com­bat duty

The Free Press Journal - - WORLD -

BEI­JING: China's new in­dige­nously de­vel­oped multi-role stealth fighter jet J-10C, ca­pa­ble of strik­ing pre­cisely both land and mar­itime tar­gets, were put into ac­tive com­bat duty to­day, the mil­i­tary said.

The third-gen­er­a­tion su­per­sonic fighter jets are equipped with an ad­vanced avion­ics sys­tem and mul­ti­ple ad­vanced ar­ma­ment, mak­ing it ca­pa­ble of pre­cisely strik­ing both land and mar­itime tar­gets within medium and close range, the Peo­ple's Lib­er­a­tion Army Air Force (PLAAF) said in a state­ment.

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