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FC-31 J-31 Gyrfalcon

Fighter aircraft - China

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Description

The Shenyang FC-31, also known as the J-31,is a twin-engine, mid-size fifth-generation jet fighter currently under development by Shenyang Aircraft Corporation. J-31 incorporates certain stealth characteristics such as forward-swept intake ramps with diverter-less supersonic inlet (DSI) bumps and a two-piece canopy. Due to mixed reports from China, it is unknown as to whether the J-31 will be inducted as a carrier-based naval fighter, or only intended for foreign customers.

J-31 variants:

F-60 (export designation)


Technical Data

Armament
Main Armament  -
Ammunition  -
Missiles

PL-10 short-range missile
PL-12 medium-range air-to-air missile

Bombs 8 × 500 kg deep-penetration bombs
30 x smaller bombs
Hardpoints 6 x external, and internal bay
Avionics
Sensors  ?
Optics Distributed aperture system (DAS) optical early-warning system
Electro-optical targeting system (EOTS)
Countermeasures  ?
Mobility
Engine 2x Klimov RD-33
Speed 2,200 km/h (Mach 1.8)
Altitude  -
Range 4,000 km
Fuel  -

Specifications

Country Manufacturer
Country user
 China  -
Dimensions Crew
Length: 16.9 m
Wingspan: 11.5 m
Height: 4.8 m
1 (pilot)
Payload Weight
 8000 kg 17,600 kg (MTOW)
Service since
Number in service
 Not in service 0

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