China Flanker Thread II

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  1. yuxiaochen
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    I have a question, by deploying parachutes during landing, would it affect the Flankers' rapid redeployment during combat?
     
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    Those parachutes are pre-packed. Fresh chutes can be loaded like any other consumable item.

    Frankly, loading a fresh chute is probably the fastest part of a fighter’s turnaround.
     
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    Evidence that the J-11B has guided air-to-ground capabilities:

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    Yep ... via https://twitter.com/RupprechtDeino/status/1158769518648483840 ;)

    Do you have any more info on the type of PGM?
     
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    J-11B_bomb.jpg
    The same clip taken in December 2017. It's a 250kg unguided bomb.
     
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    Yeah, I was going to say that it didn't look like a PGM that we've known before, not to mention it lacks a discernable seeker head or a midbody guidance section or midbody strakes that one might expect for most PGMs.
     
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    Could it be related to the LT-3 or FT-3? o_Oo_Oo_O
     
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    It's merely a 250-3/4R incendiary bomb
     
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    Do we have a reason to suspect it? The bomb doesn't look like it have any kind of components on it that are consistent with the LT or FT series of PGMs or any PGMs in general
     
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    Does anyone know if China sent J-16 to the latest Shaheen exercise? CJDBY got blocked again and I have no way of verifying.
     
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