China has unveiled its Jian-10 multi-role indigenous fighter jet, marking a “historic leap forward” and narrowing a technological gap with major military powers, state media said on Saturday.
China is the fourth country in the world capable of developing its own advanced fighter aircraft, engines and air-to-air missiles, the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party, said in a front-page story.
The newspaper did not identify the three other countries, but defense analysts said it was apparently referring to the United States, Russia and France. [Full Text]
Watch the introduction of Jian-10 from Youtube(In Chinese).