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- Jan 2, 2006
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The article said its personnel was sent to Shenyang Aircraft Design Institute or 601 Institute and the 29th Research Institute of the China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) during COVID-19 to support the aircraft’s development work.
The aircraft could either be a new variant of an existing airframe or a total new design. However, it is of note that if its a new design, it would have been written as 新型 in mandarin.
The Chinese navy reportedly is considering acquiring a new stealth fighter to replace existing carrier-launched warplanes that have proved unreliable and unsafe.www.forbes.com