Chinese media has shown footage of the J-15 fighter successfully landing on and taking off from the nation’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning.
“Capabilities of the carrier platform and the J-15 have been tested, meeting all requirements and achieving good compatibility,” the Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday.
The J-15, evidentally based on the Sukhoi Su-33, is the first Chinese built fighter to land on an aircraft carrier deck.
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