China's rollout of the stealthy J-20 aircraft at the end of 2010 did not catch the US intelligence community off guard, James Clapper, director of national intelligence, told the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Feb. 10, 2011. He said the Chinese "will have to overcome a number of hurdles" before this aircraft, like other new Chinese military capabilities, reaches its full potential. Here, the J-20 in flight.
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