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by Liu
28 Oct 2016 21:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

J20 is confirmed to be shown in Zhuhai.
by Liu
20 Oct 2016 19:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

all this cloning incl using russi engines on clones has obviously russi blessings for license payments and help. you can call it a 'deep license' for which unknown sums of money are always paid. russia never gives anything for free to anyone. I fully agree. And probably sold the specs to the MKI al...
by Liu
20 Oct 2016 09:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Btw, As for The engine of j20a. Sombody confirmed that j20a is One upgraded mod of al31(99m2),which is a special russian engine funded by china. Russia developed 2 special interrim upgraded engines based on al31 .One is self~funded 117s for t50,The other is 99m2 funded by china. Besides ws15(j20's u...
by Liu
20 Oct 2016 08:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China is ready to show its own AESA for export on The coming Zhuhai weapon Show. It is reported The exporting AESA is in The same league of yankees's APG77(F22'S AESA). Of course,since It is a exporting one,i think It can not be chinese best one,according to The routine. How do you intentionally de...
by Liu
20 Oct 2016 08:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China is ready to show its own AESA for export on The coming Zhuhai weapon Show. It is reported The exporting AESA is in The same league of yankees's APG77(F22'S AESA). Of course,since It is a exporting one,i think It can not be chinese best one,according to The routine.(APG77 was developed 10 years...
by Liu
19 Oct 2016 15:45
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Well,j16 is reported to being massproduced now. It is a dual~role bird( fighter/striker) like su30. Its priority is Only behind j20. Its a typical 4.5 g bird,and its avionics/radar/weapon is one generation ahead of s30mkk. As a whole ,its peformance is quite close to su35 and The lastest mod of f15...
by Liu
16 Oct 2016 21:42
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Well,j16 is reported to being massproduced now. It is a dual~role bird( fighter/striker) like su30. Its priority is Only behind j20. Its a typical 4.5 g bird,and its avionics/radar/weapon is one generation ahead of s30mkk. As a whole ,its peformance is quite close to su35 and The lastest mod of f15e...
by Liu
12 Oct 2016 08:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Well,j20 and t50 appeared Almost at The same time,but j20 seems to enter into service sooner than t50. China can afford more prototypes and testing infrstructures than russia. That might be why j20 is advancing faster than t50.i think. yes, yes, 9 women can deliver a baby in a month. china is uniqu...
by Liu
10 Oct 2016 09:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Dignity can not help you defeat you enemies,but Good weapons can. It is a quite old Chinese saying. There is no dignity in China. Not when your society will use melamine in baby formula. Less so in chini societies like Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore where the concept of "face" puts brake...
by Liu
02 Oct 2016 10:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

David, that video is sped up. Even the birds look supersonic in that video. This seems like a real one. It is still a very impressive display. NPWkz61ayIQ Yea, it does look abnormally fast, still a tight turn though, must be a pretty fast loop with that small of a radius. As for for the Singapore t...
by Liu
01 Oct 2016 19:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

PRC has a whole "dont lose face" subculture going on That is a horribly bad assessment of the chinis mindset and tactics, and would put you at an extreme disadvantage when competing or negotiating with them. Talk to any one on international trade or on Wall Street. They place competitive ...
by Liu
01 Oct 2016 16:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
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Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

China has set up a consolidated complete electric industry base,not Only for supercomputer/mobilephone,but for radar. Soviet once had one,but It broke After collapsing,and russia now had No such complete electric industry base any more. If russia wants to keep its AEsa on ,It now has to import some...
by Liu
01 Oct 2016 12:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: PAK-FA and FGFA: News & Discussion - June 2014
Replies: 2757
Views: 363872

Re: PAK-FA and FGFA Thread - June 2014

http://www.janes.com/article/64236/russian-industry-faces-problems-fielding-aesa-radars If china is fielding AESA ..why is Russia having problems developing AESA radar ??? Russia's airborne radar industry has "almost no possibilities" for developing an active electronically scanned array ...
by Liu
01 Oct 2016 09:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Well,j20 and t50 appeared Almost at The same time,but j20 seems to enter into service sooner than t50.

China can afford more prototypes and testing infrstructures than russia. That might be why j20 is advancing faster than t50.i think.
by Liu
28 Sep 2016 21:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Well,one yellow~painted j20 appeared . People believe It is One of The first batch into service of PLAAF. It is reported that J20a is to enter into service in several months,if It has not entered into service yet,because president Xi attended a certain ceremony of j20 weeks ago. J20 now might still ...
by Liu
25 Sep 2016 12:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

1.Of curse many faiures took pace,however they are Usually ignored……why? First,Accidents Usually are not classified for a certain period. Second, even After classified, few foreigners would know them,simply because few foreigners can read chinese. For examle, ws10 once was rejected because some com...
by Liu
25 Sep 2016 09:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Any fruit nowdays (J20,J31...etc) was appoved and started one or two decades ago. And the necesory R&D infrastructures(labs,wind tunnels ) and relative material/machining tech started even much more earlier (peharps 3 or 4 decades ago). Of course. Of course, 4 decades ago was 1976 - in the midd...
by Liu
25 Sep 2016 05:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

At this rate we will soon hear that chinese have developed warp drives. Chinese sure read lots of science fiction. The wonderful thing about China is that they have no technological difficulties. Everything they touch turns to gold and is rapidly turned from gold to platinum and diamonds For exampl...
by Liu
11 Sep 2016 21:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 4394
Views: 961190

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

well, J31 looks more like F31 and looks more "stealth" than J20,according to many people's thinking.

but,J31 was defeated by J20,when both were the candidates of PLA's next generation air-superiorty-taking bird.

J31's out itself tells us something.
by Liu
10 Sep 2016 19:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

China could import no arms at all for decades after 1960, but now India is the biggest importer -- but China does not get even one Pakistani Rupee for arms from India - we are pretty much subsidizing a US/European arms industry. As Chinese exports increase, USA and Europe will look to India to keep...
by Liu
10 Sep 2016 05:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Chinese forces are the defensive against russia in north and US Navy in Indo-china sea and east china sea. No one other than unkil is on all offensive posture anywhere. You are wrong. Durinf 1991-2008,Usa was offensive all over The earth. After 2008,usa has beeb retreating everywhere to save Money ...
by Liu
09 Sep 2016 20:43
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

However,Economily,india is in a defensive positon even in india domestic market ,flooded by made~in~china. That is a poor excuse. Compared with all the nations China is pissing off - it is China that is weak economically. That aside you can have suicidal nations that don't care about economics. Chi...
by Liu
09 Sep 2016 18:14
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Another point to note is that after mountain corps comes into being, India will probably be the only country with a offensive posture against China. No other country on PRC's rim has that capability. Militarily,china might be in a defensive position in along sino~indo boundary,because tibet is not ...
by Liu
08 Sep 2016 11:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

After 2015(ws10a became mature and ws10b started powering j10c),china seems to be Only interested on russia lastest engines for j20 . The deal of su35 perfectly reflects how china is Only interested on The lastest engine. If the WS 15 is such a great success because of all the trillions poured in t...
by Liu
08 Sep 2016 09:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

What are the fighter crash statistics in China? What reports can you show me about prototype accidents? This is open information in most countries because there is nothing to hide. If the plane keeps crashing you can force your pilots to fly it, but if you export it, others will soon find out the r...
by Liu
08 Sep 2016 09:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

What are the fighter crash statistics in China? What reports can you show me about prototype accidents? This is open information in most countries because there is nothing to hide. If the plane keeps crashing you can force your pilots to fly it, but if you export it, others will soon find out the r...
by Liu
07 Sep 2016 22:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Almost 7 years has passed.case has changed What are J-10 crash statistics? Why is China ordering so many Al 31s? The eaiest anwser is that china is producing new birds more than people thought and its engine industry can provide for time being. Besides,you should notice most al31 were ordered When ...
by Liu
07 Sep 2016 21:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Money and critical technologies.I would go a bit off topic to make a point. Professor liu says they are investing more in developing ws-15 than India,s whole defense budget. good luck to u sir. First the most important theory in human history according to me the "general theory of relativity&q...
by Liu
07 Sep 2016 20:57
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Thus ,It is too harsh to simply label ws10 today 'The copy of xx'. Those blahing ws10 is copy of al31 are ignorant. OK so it's based on a copy of the CFM 56. Nothing wrong. The Chinese geopolitical situation has called for copying and everyone knows that copying has been raised to a fine art in Chi...
by Liu
07 Sep 2016 20:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Thus ,It is too harsh to simply label ws10 today 'The copy of xx'. Those blahing ws10 is copy of al31 are ignorant. OK so it's based on a copy of the CFM 56. Nothing wrong. The Chinese geopolitical situation has called for copying and everyone knows that copying has been raised to a fine art in Chi...
by Liu
07 Sep 2016 18:59
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

the WS10 was initially copied from the CFM56 engine dismantling iirc. its the family of engines that powers the 737 and A32x family but obviously just copying and scaling the shape is not enough and a lot goes into materials and a lot behaves differently ... hence the struggle over MTBF and servici...
by Liu
07 Sep 2016 10:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Does India need to worry about Chinese stealth fighter J-20?
~l~
Well,the article is somewhat professional,i think.

It is reported that some prototpye of j20 powered by upgrade ws10 appears.


It is consistent with The news that upgrade ws10 was finished in 2015.
by Liu
06 Sep 2016 16:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

http://m.cjdby.net/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=2284176&mobile=1 One peak forum on Chinese aero~space engines is on now. Cd,the Chinese famous website is interviewing chinese top relative scientist about ws10. The life~span of Ws10 is 2000 hours. Its last heat~endure components can endure 50...
by Liu
06 Sep 2016 11:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

So, IMHO,now china has its own workable mainstream engines( al31/m88-level). BUT It is still a long long way for china to catch up with Usa,until ws15 proves to be a qualfied engine for j20. As for russia, russia would be left behind gradually and out during The race,simplly because its crapply econ...
by Liu
06 Sep 2016 11:21
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Here is how ws10 were developed,according to my collection. 1.in 2005, The design of ws10 was finalized. 2.during 2005-2010, ws10 was rejected once by PLAAF, because of poor quality control and frequent failures. So,china had to import many al31 engines during The time. 3. 2011-2014, ws10 bacame 'ac...
by Liu
06 Sep 2016 10:27
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

2. R&d of engines needs lots of infrastructures such as labs,wind tunnels,and air testing~beds. When china started to develop ws10 in1990s, china had most of The r&d infrastrures ready.so,ws10 can be tested in china,instead of russia. However, It seems that india would spend billions of dol...
by Liu
06 Sep 2016 07:25
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
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Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

Ws10 and its variety is enough to run chinese most birds except j20 and j31.
BUT ws10 is still one generation behind yankees.
only ws15 can help china catch up and keep neck by neck with USA.
Before ws15 is finished, chinese engine tech is about 30-40 years (one generation) behind usa.
by Liu
06 Sep 2016 07:19
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

W/ Al-31 clone engine, when is WS-10 entering production? 1.Hundreds of WS10 have entered into service. The upgrade version of ws10 is to be finished. 2. R&d of engines needs lots of infrastructures such as labs,wind tunnels,and air testing~beds. When china started to develop ws10 in1990s, chin...
by Liu
05 Sep 2016 23:07
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

J20`s appearing in Yunnan(Diqing is not in tibet but inYunnan) just for tests on highlands. It is a routine for plaaf' s new birds to test on highland there,before full operation service. So did Y20,too. It just proves the case that J20 is to enter into service of PLAAF soon,which is earlier than mo...
by Liu
01 Jan 2016 20:20
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014
Replies: 1128
Views: 94578

Re: China Military Watch - August 9, 2014

http://in.reuters.com/article/china-defence-idINKBN0UE0GQ20151231 It seems they already started for the second one. And their ship building industry can build fast launching 10 type 52 AESA destroyers from middle of 2012 to 2015 from a total of at least 18 order. Industry might is the root of natio...

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