Besides fifth-generation J-20 and J-31 fighters in
development, the People’s Liberation Army Air Force is improving its
fourth-gen fighters with AESA radars and helmet-cued missiles as well as increasing
their numbers, Lee Fuell, technical
director for force modernization and employment at the National Air and Space
Intelligence Center, told the US-China Economic and Security Review on Jan. 31,
2014. Here, a J-20 as seen on Sept. 25, 2013.
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