How China’s J-20 stealth jet compares to the US’s F-22 fighter jet

  • A high-profile part of China’s ongoing military modernization is the J-20, the country’s first stealth fighter jet.
  • The J-20, likely based on stolen US designs, looks a lot like the US Air Force’s F-22, but appearance isn’t the only similarity between the two fifth-generation fighters.
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Aside from China’s aircraft carriers and ballistic-missile programs, no weapon system has captured as much attention as the J-20 Mighty Dragon, China’s first stealth fighter.

The aircraft is the world’s third operational fifth-generation stealth fighter, the only one in official service that wasn’t designed by the US or its allies.

Two J-20s were seen at a Chinese air base near the Indian border after tensions between the two countries spiked, rumors of a twin-seat variant under development have spread on social media, and last month, two J-20s were shown conducting a fighter drill in footage released by Chinese

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DDRB approves USS Orleck welcome center design | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record

The Downtown Development Review Board approved design plans for a temporary welcome center and office space for USS Orleck DD-886 Naval Museum at the city-owned Shipyards property.

The DDRB voted 8-0 on Nov. 12 to in favor of a 90-by-50-foot modular building off Pier 1 for the Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association’s warship museum.

The board added a condition that the nonprofit return to DDRB in three years to extend approval for a temporary building or submit designs for a permanent center.

The design includes removable landscaping around the structure, a brick walkway from Catherine Street and a ramp leading from the building over the Downtown Northbank Riverwalk onto the ship.

Naval Ship Association plans to tow the USS Orleck from Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Jacksonville.

The Downtown Investment Authority asked the Naval Ship Association in January to create something temporary due to other developers’ desires, including Jacksonville Jaguars owner

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