The Chinese J-20 fifth generation fighter will bear watching, but isn't a near-term threat, said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz during an interview Daily Report in late February 2011. "Although I respect the Chinese engineering and manufacturing capability," Schwartz said, "we should keep in mind that [operational stealth] is something that we invented and . . . it wasn't a cakewalk for us." Here, Schwartz speaks at a defense conference in Arlington, Va., March 2, 2011.
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