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CHINA’S NAVY PLANS FOR A STEALTH FUTURE

The J-31 is likely to become the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) answer to the F-35C.
via Chinese Internet

There was speculation early on that Shenyang intended for the J-31 to have a naval role. The type features the heavy-duty landing gear and twin nosewheels that are standard on carrier aircraft that must endure high-impact landings

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