Skip to comments.Analysis: China eyes J-10A sale to Iran
Posted on 12/14/2007 4:08:00 PM PST by Flavius
HONG KONG, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Is China preparing to export its J-10A fighter aircraft to Iran? Most likely, say military observers in Moscow and Tehran. The Russian Kommersant Daily reported that an Iranian aviation company agent had confirmed that China would export to Iran 24 J-10A fighters between 2008 and 2010 at a price of $1 billion.
Allowing this information to surface at this time appears intended to embarrass, and warn, the United States. China is sending the message that it too can play the arms export game -- reminding the United States to think twice about its arms sales to Taiwan, especially Block 52 F-16 fighters.
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Looks like a POS.
If I recall correctly the J10A is not unlike the F16 to look at. Is that the one?
engine is Israeli or something is from Israel
Sure, sell them your product, knowing it will be wiped from the skies and they will have to buy more....
Color me impressed.
where’s the bull’s eye?
Of course on the Iranian planes that will be replaced by the Iranian roundel. But it will serve the same purpose.
Oughtta look pretty neat scattered to hell and gone all over a runway with a bunch of unexploded Rockeye cluster munitions surrounding it.
F-22 Raptor bait.
It started out as an F-16 and has become a mongrel!
They are going on sale at WALMART, right after Christmas.
Be first in line.
Sort of like an Orc is supposed to be a bastardised Elf?
Gentlemen, this isn’t a J-10A, but a CLN-10!
The engine is Russian(the AL-31 turbofan).The Israelis provided design assistance from their now dead Lavi fighter,while the Pakis loaned an F-16 to China.
China recently denied this sale.
for what is worth
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