A Chinese J-20 flies with its weapon bays open during the Zhuhai air show. Photo: Weibo

China reveals J-20 stealth fighter’s missile carrying capability at Zhuhai air show

  • Jets open missile bays during high-speed fly-past, showing they could do so if launching missiles during air battles
  • Manoeuvre is beyond Russia’s new-generation Su-57 stealth fighter, according to insider
Topic |   China military

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A Chinese J-20 flies with its weapon bays open during the Zhuhai air show. Photo: Weibo
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.