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Old 01-17-2011, 01:42 AM
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Default RE: China's J-20 Better Than F-22? Well I do not think so

Bear in mind that stealth is not only used so fighters can't see you but also to penetrate enemy air defences during bombing missions. Stealth is like any other form of technology, it might be worthless if both sides have it but if, on that basis, you decide not to bother then you are certainly at a disadvantage. The same can be said about all other forms of technology (jet engines/missiles etc). If we all made an agreement that we would all fly Spitfires to produce an even playing field at low cost, that would be great. Unfortunately the real world isn't like that and technological development is key to maintaining your competetiveness.