Production of the US Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet stopped more than a decade ago because of high costs. Photo: EPA-EFE Production of the US Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet stopped more than a decade ago because of high costs. Photo: EPA-EFE
Production of the US Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet stopped more than a decade ago because of high costs. Photo: EPA-EFE

China trails as US sixth-generation jet project gets airborne

  • The US Air Force says it has built and flown a prototype to replace its ageing fleet of fifth-generation F-22s and F-35s
  • The Chinese military may have its own ready by 2030 but it’s still to early too compare, analyst says

Topic |   Defence
Production of the US Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet stopped more than a decade ago because of high costs. Photo: EPA-EFE Production of the US Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet stopped more than a decade ago because of high costs. Photo: EPA-EFE
Production of the US Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet stopped more than a decade ago because of high costs. Photo: EPA-EFE
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