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Video Of Chinese J-20 Stealth Fighter Leaked

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For all who have been awaiting the release of a video of China's Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter jet, which made its first flight on January 11 of this year, Youku has you covered. In a recently released clip, we can see the J-20 performing high speed taxiing tests at Huang Tian Ba airport, Chengdu. A quick summary of the characteristics of the J-20 can be found here. Of note is the rather loud exhaust noise coming from the "stealth" fighter. One would expect this to be modestly muffled in the final version. Regardless, at least China can now boast via "leaked" videos that it has both a stealth fighter and an aircraft carrier, ignore that both are probably nothing more than the epitome of reverse engineering. 


And a video of the actual first test flight from early January can be seen below:


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Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:09 | 1189113 Dangertime
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War Bitchez!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:20 | 1189165 dr_teeth
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Does it have the black and gold colored Made in China sticker?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189239 dlmaniac
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A rather weak weapon indeed. Their stealth fighter is at most good enough to take out a town. Our helicopter Ben can take out the whole world w/ a few clicks on the keyboard.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:40 | 1189570 Fish Gone Bad
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+1 Good ole' bowl haircut Ben, the destroyer of worlds.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:37 | 1189270 sodbuster
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I'll bet it's got toxic lead paint.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:48 | 1189290 jus_lite_reading
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I was thinkin' the same thing.


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:58 | 1189668 long juan silver
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It's hardly stealthy. I mean I can even see it.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:15 | 1189758 DocLogo
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Wake me up when they reverse engineer Wonder Woman's invisible plane.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:21 | 1189786 Banjo
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Hahaha yeah! Today it's all about the avionics. It doesn't look that impressive to me.

Personally I would be more worried about anti aircraft and anti ship missiles.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:23 | 1189185 chet
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Remember when we made one of those 30+ years ago? 

Wonder what we have flying at Groom Lake right now....

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:23 | 1189198 Ned Zeppelin
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I'll take a wild guess that you can't see it even if it is right in front of you.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189230 Cash_is_Trash
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Ahh, that's why we're insolvent.

(Greece + Ireland)^2, bitchezzzz

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:55 | 1189362 jplotinus
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Agreed.  It is dumb to copy 30 year old, obsolete technology.  Directed energy weaponry is all the rage now. 

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:16 | 1189459 Tense INDIAN
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those UFOs that you have been hearing about .....


heres one of them -=----------

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:43 | 1189876 OldTrooper
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Those CGI planes are MUCH cheaper to build and maintain than real ones!  They never crash either.  Also, you get very little collateral damage using them.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 18:59 | 1190363 topcallingtroll
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It is a hoax and a poor imitation of the original several years ago done in spanish with a different building.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:41 | 1189299 jus_lite_reading
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and watch from 55 seconds on!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:45 | 1189312 jus_lite_reading
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that is what we can expect to see everyday when there are no jobs!!! people like animals

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:02 | 1189405 bingaling
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WTF ? All for a job at McDonalds . Not good at all .

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:32 | 1189525 JW n FL
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all of this and more coming to a town near you! sooner than later!

You want austerity for the poor and tax breaks for people who move jobs offshore! well embrace your handy work!

Got Ammo?

Got Food?

Got Gold & Silver?

Got Medicine?

Got a Fucking Clue? well you will, once again.. sooner than later everyone is going to wake up to pissed off masses!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 23:15 | 1191060 hamurobby
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Wish you lived next door, we could rotate fire watch so I could get some sleep. My neighbors are FUCKING useless.

Taste like chicken im guessing...

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:03 | 1189393 anti Oligarchy
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Yeah - and since it is probably we'll know its weakness best.

How loud won't matter if it is coming at you. Course I bet we have tech that can detect our stealth fighters as well

What our military has they have

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:36 | 1189549 mogul rider
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I have to laugh

These chinese fighters are bought and paid for unlike yours which are mortgages to the hilt. I wonder when the squid will repossess all the wonderful tech you purport to have.

Best be getting ready yoru first born daughters for chinese concubine duty courtesy of the chairsatan.

All the greatest tech in the world and you can't afford the gas to start them up let alone fly them,

Reminds me of soviet russia 20 years ago.

too funny

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 17:30 | 1190062 Bolweevil
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To whom are you referring when you say "you". Where are you from fatty?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 23:19 | 1191088 Rodent Freikorps
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How many squadrons of these do they have?

I bet even you could count all of them and not run out of thumbs to count on.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:06 | 1189419 Manthong
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So just whose radar do they think they are going to evade with that oversized lousy knockoff?

The era of manned fighters and bombers is over for strategic weapons.

This is all part of the image building for the emergent financial superpower.



Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:51 | 1189640 Andy_Jackson_Jihad
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US's?  SLQ-32...last updated in 1987.  Navy has been trying since 96 to get something new out there. Now they'll have to start all over again!  LOL!

Just because the pentagon spends lots of money on science projects and press releases doesn't mean that 10% of it is actually deployed in any quantity.  The plans used for the J-20 were probably ripped off from a DoD contractor before the design was submitted and they've gotten themselves all tooled up and in production while the pentagon beaurocrats are still dicking around trying to figure out how to give money away and land some cushy jobs for themselves without looking TOO obious.

OTOH, you will be able to buy this chineese stealth fighter at your local harbor freight for $30K next year but it will go on sale for $10K once a quarter.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:10 | 1189114 redpill
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I thought I saw this a few weeks ago?

It's hard to tell, but that plane is much larger than people realize.  It's an F-111 size large jet, much larger than the F-22.  I don't think they'll wind up making that many.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:50 | 1189627 astartes09
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Ah I miss the 'Vark.  It was the first plane I learned to fly in a simulator.  Mach 2.5 in 1967?  Fuck yeah American engineering!

I was sad when the Australians retired the last of them last year.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:10 | 1189118 satniro
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Probably the last video the guy ever shot.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189223 pazmaker
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I don't think so....It most likely was done accidently on purpose..

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:13 | 1189119 TruthInSunshine
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I can't wait to see the crash test video.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:39 | 1189282 dracos_ghost
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Don't worry, Goose and Maverick are already on the J-10 superiority.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:49 | 1189335 TruthInSunshine
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I'm only commenting on so called Chinese expertise in designing or building anything of high precision.

I have a good friend who makes great money in his business right now of basically fixing imported Chinese Auto Parts in mass batches because they're so out of conformance with spec, before being shipped to final destination at the factories.

He doesn't understand how it's more profitable for the automakers to use him to fix these parts than to to just make them correctly in the first place.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:51 | 1189628 Almost Solvent
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I know a guy with a small machine shop where most of his business the last couple years has been "fixing" fabricated items from China that are out of spec.


Even with the fix, it's still cheaper (for now, wait till $200/bbl oil) to produce crap out of spec in China then ship it over and fix it here.


What a waste of oil - future generations will hate us for that most of all.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 19:48 | 1190484 DoChenRollingBearing
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I can offer some comments on quality of Chinese bearings (as automotive replacement parts).  

First, they are incredibly cheap!  In Peru, a small segment of our customer base is "Precio Nada Mas."

But, Chinese bearing quality is, uh, variable.  Depends on the individual factory in many cases.  We have bought some lemons from China, but some are OK (trailer bearings from ZWZ for example).

There are about 14 Chinese car brands (!!!) for sale in Peru.  Our bearing customers tell us that they are all bad, poorly built cars.  When they replace their wheel bearings, most owners of Chinese cars do NOT want a Chinese bearing in it!

Disclosure: We sell mostly bearings from Korea, and some from Japan as well.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:13 | 1189121 velobabe
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great WAR of 21st century, bitch†

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:06 | 1189392 Dejean Splicer
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You may be right Velo. When it comes time to collect on their investment(interest + principal) and Timmy tells them they have to 'roll it over' into the new improved 100 yr issuances......

They will send in the debt collectors, no?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:32 | 1189543 Mad Cow
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Fiat buying fiat. Debt buying debt. Theater.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:14 | 1189129 MarketTruth
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Well, at least their battery operated submaries can park themselves off the coast off the Republik of Kalifornia and shoot off a missle.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:13 | 1189137 redpill
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How do you say Red October in Chinese?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:19 | 1189160 chrisd
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Hóng shíyuè

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:13 | 1189131 Sudden Debt
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I've hear they copied the iPad touchscreen to use as a navigation console and WII controllers to steer!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:16 | 1189134 Sudden Debt
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iPad sucks

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:26 | 1189219 Long-John-Silver
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The dash is running Android.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:13 | 1189135 Obnoxio
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Are we shure this isn't taken from the movie Firefox with Clint Eastwood in the cock pit ? J/K

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:18 | 1189150 Sudden Debt
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Dude your blowing clients cover!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:47 | 1189321 jus_lite_reading
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game over

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:15 | 1189151 Sudden Debt
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Dude your blowing clients cover!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:15 | 1189136 Payne
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Sorry not much of a steath fighter.  Looks like old US technology.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189218 Dr. No
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It probably is.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:17 | 1189138 Zero Govt
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America is bankrupt, it's military industrial complex is about to join the unemployment cues having assisted mightily in the historic spending orgy with the endless list of parasites in the rotten halls of Washington advise, find a more 'accomadative' foreign policy rather than the 'Spend-jack boot-total failure' one in operation for last 70 years 

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:14 | 1189436 MrBoompi
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America is not bankrupt, and I can assure you the Powers will always find the money to protect themselves, even if that means they will some day have to pay the Chinese instead of the Americans.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:20 | 1189480 TheGreatPonzi
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"America is not bankrupt"

Yeah, yeah, you're right.

For the love of God, why do Americans keep being so 'patriotic' and chauvinistic when their government is actively killing them? 

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 18:07 | 1190192 Ahmeexnal
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Sheeple are infinitely stupid.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:17 | 1189147 Dr. No
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"Youku".  For real?  They cant even come up with an innovative name.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:18 | 1189152 ZakuKommander
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Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:16 | 1189153 no2foreclosures
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Boy, that pollution is something to behold.  I agree that the person who shot this video and had the gull to then post it on youtube better leave the country soon if they can.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:49 | 1189326 dogbreath
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The humidity in china in the summer is 100% and it looks like pollution but its not.  The real ugly thing I saw was their rivers.  They are open toilets.  Lots of municipal waste just gets tipped down the river bank in the smaller places.  


shut up untill you know what you are talking about

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:14 | 1189751 Strom
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Is that like the "haze" in Southern California in the summer? "It's not SMOG, it's haze!!" Haha, right...

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:39 | 1189863 Agent P
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It's April there too, right?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:19 | 1189156 Xibalba
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I got someting speciar for you lound eye!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:17 | 1189158 I am Jobe
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The Chinese are gonna screw USA over big Time. Bitch slap America , yeah , get that going. First Econ and then this. Great Minds in the USA. F the Noble Prize Bitchez in the USA and thier Fucking Harvard crap.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:21 | 1189187 InconvenientCou...
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You might consider substituting beer for whisky in those cheerios.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189214 I am Jobe
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Darn I always enjoyed Wild Turkey with my Cherios.Beer is for gays. Remember Zima.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:00 | 1189390 1223pm
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May be not a surprise to wise men but china is planning to buy US highways. How will you feel paying toll where ever you go?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:19 | 1189161 cxl9
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I wonder if they'll be selling this junk at Wal-Mart soon.


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:18 | 1189163 slewie the pi-rat
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ok!  makes me wanna pour a "yeagerMeister" ...not!  now, where did we suppossedly put that supposed new aircraft carrier?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:20 | 1189164 Bubbles...bubbl...
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You can hear them coming 2000 miles away.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:32 | 1189254 cossack55
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Rumor has it they have solved the "noise" problem by stuffing USTs in the exhausts.  Much more quiet and smells like victory.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:17 | 1189450 MrBoompi
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You can hear them coming 2000 miles away.

Uh...if a plane is flying towards you at speeds faster than the speed of sound, you won't hear a thing until it's too late.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:42 | 1189590 Dr. No
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If its flying faster than sound, its probably not stealth anymore.  Im not sure of their engine technology, but most likely they need afterburners to get past mach.  This means IR signatures.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:48 | 1189610 redpill
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And I seriously doubt it has supercruise capability.  Probably needs massive afterburn to get supersonic which would kill the range.

IMHO this plane is nothing more than proof of concept by the Chinese at this point.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:18 | 1189166 American idle
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It's important that we as a collective herd have our taxes raised this instant in order to offset the potential harm that this ailclaft poses to our freedomz.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:18 | 1189169 SwingForce
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Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:55 | 1189661 leilaniyoza@gma...'s picture

i thought that was hilarious too.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:47 | 1189883 Agent P
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Keeps it below radar, hence the stealth.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:19 | 1189171 Archimedes
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People keep thinking the Chinese are stupid because they have not sold treasuries en masse. And there are also the knucklehead posters here that are always daring them to de-peg.

China is playing chess while the US is playing checkers.


China - 5 trillion dollar economy with 3 Trillion in FX reserves

USA - 14 Trillion (Lie, really 11) and 14,3 Trillion in debt.

Who are you gonna bet on?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:23 | 1189195 slewie the pi-rat
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fuk the damned chinese!  our banksters can kick their styooopid banksters asses all day everyday.  USA!  we have the most killer banksters on the freaking planet. 

Free Tibet!!!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:25 | 1189212 no2foreclosures
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Your banksters are all bunch of Zionist Jews with names like Greenspan, Volcker, Bernanke, Madoff, etc. who don't give a shit about America or the American people.  Free Palestine!!!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:33 | 1189244 Cow
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Tired.  Not wired.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:58 | 1189367 slewie the pi-rat
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hey no2foreclosureZ!  i agree!  i'm just sayin the chinese are totally out-classed in certain respects, ok? 

yeah:  Free Palos, Too!!!

slewie isn't big on our rothschild friends, ok? 

i was just giving archimedes a hard time for the "we're china and you're not" stuff. 

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:30 | 1189211 TheGreatPonzi
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Raw numbers have no effect on the mind of chauvinistic white trash. 

Personnally, I'm neither pro-US nor pro-China (if redneck Americans want to fight something, they should go after Israel), but I must admit that at this pace, China will be the first 'superpower' in 3 years approximately. 

How are you gonna run your big Army without money, fellow Uncle Joe/Sam? (we don't know anymore the difference)

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:57 | 1189370 dracos_ghost
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How are the Chinese gonna run theirs without running huge trade surpluses with the US?


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:10 | 1189387 TheGreatPonzi
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Dude, you still live in the early 2000s. Things have changed a lot since then. More than 50% of the GDP comes from the interior.

1946-1985: Communist and closed 

1985-1995: Starting point of the "World Factory" model and some liberalization of the economy

1995-2005 : The World Factory roughly makes everything sold in the West

2005-2011 : Growing wealth among the middle classes and very fast development of interior consumption/local infrastructure

Things change, and they will change faster and faster each year. 

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:26 | 1189217 hedgeless_horseman
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Who are you gonna bet on?

The one who's decades old stealth bomber looks like this...


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:32 | 1189255 Sudden Debt
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Horseman, you should use this one:

The aurora bomber!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:36 | 1189276 redpill
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This is still the coolest looking jet ever imho:

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:44 | 1189317 Sudden Debt
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It's the engine inlet tips that made it look cool :)

I had model plane like that when I was a kid

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:51 | 1189639 Dr. Impossible
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sorry all, cats been outs the bag a long long time.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 19:52 | 1190498 Quantum Nucleonics
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Even better... the XB-70 Valkyrie. Almost 200 foot long, Mach 3+, long range strategic bomber.  The outer wings folded down at high speed and the plane generated thrust riding on its own supersonic bow shock.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 17:32 | 1190050 JPMorgan
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The aurora is an reconnaissance aircraft, but does not officially exist though.

Not unless Tyler can find us black project budget info that says otherwise lol.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:39 | 1189284 SheepDog-One
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Wow. Exact copy of 1940's era Nazi V wing.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:41 | 1189302 hedgeless_horseman
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Yes, apart from the payload, targeting, speed, range, and stealth technology.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 17:06 | 1189968 NotApplicable
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Stealth? Pssshaw! I see 'em every day.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 18:49 | 1190337 topcallingtroll
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The nazi v wing and our first.v wing bomber were too unsafe to fly manually.

Dynamic.micostabilization at several corrections per second had to wait for the computer age.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:04 | 1189403 Archimedes
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Yeah? Not if you can't afford fuel or pay the pilot to fly it!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 21:37 | 1190769 Dave Thomas
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Considering the B2 cost around 1BN each, and when you figure most 1990s Russian Cities/Military targets didn't even cost that much. I don't know if I'd call it much of a "Innovation".

I'd call it another example of the MIC gone wild! Whoo!!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:30 | 1189238 no2foreclosures
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"China is playing chess while the US is playing checkers."

The U.S. is playing pickup sticks and jigsaw puzzles.

That $14 trillion is ~75% consumer spending based on what?  Credit being extended by the Chinese.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:03 | 1189391 MachoMan
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The chinese are printing dollars?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 17:09 | 1189989 OldTrooper
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Why not?  They make knock-offs of damn near everything.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:20 | 1189478 SilverRhino
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Worst case the US can still topple the board like nobody's business.   There is not a single power on the planet better at killing people and breaking stuff.   NONE.


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:46 | 1189315 trav7777
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chess using knockoff LV pieces in a room filled with water and air pollution that kills tens of thousands yearly.

Yeah, oh yeah those durned devious little asians have outsmarted us yet again, just like in the Boxer Rebellion and the Opium Wars.

China's $5T economy is a national ponzi scheme.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:03 | 1189395 MachoMan
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Are the ghost cities included in that $5t?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:20 | 1189783 Strom
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Thu, 04/21/2011 - 02:20 | 1191437 Hephasteus
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What you do today mr construction man.

Send government rent bill for dat mall i built.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 19:31 | 1190449 Quantum Nucleonics
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China's finances and economy are a slave to the US economy.  US inflation may wipe out their UST holdings and make it impossible to maintain their FX position.  The moment US consumers stop buying China's economy goes t!ts up.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:19 | 1189174 Milton Waddams
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Well that settles it then, the US cannot afford to cut to military spending when the Austerity For Prosperity program is enacted.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:19 | 1189175 hedgeless_horseman
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Also leaked is a SINOPEC bar tab, and the Chinese web surfers are a bit pissed, seeing that fuel prices are soaring.


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:20 | 1189182 Overpowered By Funk
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If it's anything like the pair of Chinese made pliers I bought in an emergency - then no worries. The pilots on the other hand better at least hope the parachutes on that thing are better made.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:22 | 1189191 no2foreclosures
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I guess you never have held an iPad or iPhone in your hands before, huh?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:27 | 1189210 B-rock
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Nice one.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:30 | 1189237 NidStyles
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Unfortunately, I've had 5 iPhones in my hand in the last year alone. I only paid for the first one.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 18:15 | 1190219 ShittyLipsMcCra...
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Every AAPL product I've ever owned was junk. Every single one.

Nice GUI....shitty HW....and nothing has changed apparently.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:23 | 1189186 B-rock
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Coming to US airspace soon.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:22 | 1189192 QQQBall
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If they ever have dogfights on the landing strip; my money is on China.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:23 | 1189200 DougM
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there is a centerfold of this plane in this month's issue of "Arm Chair General"

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:33 | 1189259 Cow
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I'm gettin' a chubby, already

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:45 | 1189310 Joe Davola
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Damn those strategically placed staples.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:24 | 1189203 bpj
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Manned fighters are useless, with SAMs that close at Mach 5, there is no hope that they will survive a fight with a country  that has technology greater than donkey carts.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:42 | 1189293 no2foreclosures
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That why they and the Russians have the Yakhonts specifically designed to take out the carriers.

Donkey carts . . . that's about the right description of your carriers.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:48 | 1189324 trav7777
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two questions:  how do you expect to get into range of a carrier to fire off such a missile, and how do you expect to get any kind of targeting solution given active ECM that we employ?

You're aware that the Aegis systems can now be configured to fry incoming missiles' electronics?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:09 | 1189426 Rick64
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What if they fire it off the coast of California in the middle of one of our military exercises?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189222 ArgentDawn
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It not the jet as much as it is the missile these days.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:29 | 1189228 Silver Bug
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If there is one thing the chinese are good at. its reverse engineering.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:29 | 1189229 NidStyles
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I'm willing to bet it's just a highly modified Mig-25 with carbon based panels attached to it at funny angles.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:27 | 1189233 jowenchrist
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Love that chinese air quality -

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:38 | 1189274 theopco
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all aircraft are stealth in China

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:09 | 1189425 Dejean Splicer
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Yea, I love the USA's more. Isotopes from heaven. Breath deep cancer boy.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:28 | 1189235 plocequ1
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Wow, Impressive. Two more hours to Apple

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:33 | 1189246 Drachma
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"...the epitome of reverse engineering."


In my opinion it is more of a planned transfer of technology by elite geostrategists in preparing the grand chessboard for the endgame. It is, as has always been, a war of the nationless elite against the patriotic cannon fodder of the world. We are witnessing a masterfully orchestrated act of civilization building and destruction.


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:31 | 1189247 TK7936
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All useless, Drones are the future and the Chineese can just make millions of them to conquer the world. One for every american.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:33 | 1189261 buzzsaw99
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That thing doesn't look very safe to me.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:40 | 1189294 TheGreatPonzi
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The Chinese have never loved nor understood design very much. After all, the "marketing economy" is on this side of the Atlantic

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:52 | 1189351 buzzsaw99
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My take is that they have never appreciated materials science and will cheapen up anything they copy.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:02 | 1189404 TSA gropee
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If they put the same quality into the carrier as they do their residential buildings, then we have zilch to worry about.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:36 | 1189265 kaiten
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It´s more a fighter-bomber than just a pure fighter. Way too huge.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:38 | 1189275 WilliamShatner
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Smog, bitchez!

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:39 | 1189283 plata pura
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J20 plays checkers as the x37b,c and soon to be deployed d play three dimensional chess. In warings those whom control the trade routes reign supreme. China be not the worry for they are geographically inept; the worry be the Germans and the Russians getting very friendly. Time for the empire of these States United to pay homage to Poland and buffer this alliance.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:40 | 1189295 SheepDog-One
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Yea and we were caught completely unaware of a Chinese SLBM off the Cali coast. You like flied lice with that?

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:41 | 1189298 Eric Cartman
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I don't like it. I think it's crap. I'm not scared.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:46 | 1189314 THE DORK OF CORK
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How do the pilots navigate in all that smog ?

Must have developed special coal sut insensitive engines also.

Anyhow this video always cracks me up.

Its North Korean but who really gives a f£$k


Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:51 | 1189644 Rusty Shorts
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Major Rudy on Fluoride.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 16:12 | 1189752 Dejean Splicer
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I can't often claim that I beat Rusty Shorts but here goes:

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:44 | 1189318 tekhneek
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First they're buying up all of the aircraft carriers they can get their hands on, now they're building stealth fighter jets.

When will we go to war with China?

2013? 2015? They'll invade at some point, you know they will.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 14:51 | 1189332 trav7777
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there aren't any aircraft carriers they can get their hands on...they bought a rusted-out Varyag.

China will invade?  Where, Hong Kong?  Even that would be a stretch for their amphibious invasion capability.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:05 | 1189408 kaiten
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Why should they invade, they´ll own the US, anyway.

And as for their capabilities. Remember that mysterious missile 30 miles off the coast of California? 

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 19:57 | 1190510 trav7777
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WOW...they launched a MISSILE, holy fuck!!!

That's like the first time that's ever been done, right?  And it's terrifying because YOU didn't know it was going to happen ahead of time.

Wed, 04/20/2011 - 15:04 | 1189414 Rodent Freikorps
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Don't forget their four Sovremenny destroyers.

They are world class, dammit.

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