The J-11 can fly about 1,500km before requiring refuelling. Photo: SCMP Pictures
The J-11 can fly about 1,500km before requiring refuelling. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China's J-11 fighter jet 'may find new role in South China Sea'

The military began developing the Soviet-model fighter jet 25 years ago, but it could get added lift if deployed in the contested South China Sea

The J-11 can fly about 1,500km before requiring refuelling. Photo: SCMP Pictures
The J-11 can fly about 1,500km before requiring refuelling. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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