China’s J-20 ‘Mighty Dragon’ fighters set to get purpose-built engines ‘within next two years’

//China’s J-20 ‘Mighty Dragon’ fighters set to get purpose-built engines ‘within next two years’

China’s J-20 ‘Mighty Dragon’ fighters set to get purpose-built engines ‘within next two years’

China’s “Mighty Dragon”J-20 stealth fighter jet is expected to get purpose-built new engines within the next two years, according to a military source. The WS-15 engine has been specially designed for the J-20 and is designed to improve its manoeuvrability and combat capabilities. “The development of WS-15 is nearly complete … or may be finished within one or two years,” said the source, who requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the topic.The source added that the project had fallen…

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