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Shenyang J-15 Flanker-X2 Flying Shark

Fighter aircraft - China

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Description

The Shenyang J-15 NATO reporting name: Flanker-X2 , also known as Flying Shark , is a 4th generation, twin-jet, all-weather, carrier-based fighter aircraft in development by the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation and the 601 Institute for the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy's aircraft carriers.

J-15 Variants:

J-15: Single-seat variant.
J-15B: Updated variant.
J-15S: Two-seat variant, first flown in 2012.
J-15D: Two-seat variant with EW pods and other electronic equipment installed and IRST sensor removed


Technical Data

Armament
Main Armament  1 × 30 mm GSh-30-1 cannon with 150 rounds
Ammunition  
Missiles

8 × PL-12 or R-77
4 × PL-9 or R-73 air-to-air missiles
PL-15
YJ-62 or Kh-41 anti-ship missiles
YJ-91 supersonic anti-ship missile

Bombs  Various bombs and rockets
Hardpoints  12
Avionics
Sensors  
Optics  
Countermeasures  
Mobility
Engine  2 × Shenyang WS-10 afterburning turbofans, 132 kN (30,000 lbf) thrust each
Speed  2,940 km/h (Mach 2,38)
Altitude  
Range  3,500 km
Fuel  

Specifications

Country Manufacturer
Country user
 China  China
Dimensions Crew

Length: 21.9 m
Wingspan: 14.7 m
Height: 5.92 m

 1 or 2
Payload Weight
 -

Empty weight: 17,500 kg
MTOW: 33,000 kg

Service since
Number in service
 2013 20+

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