Nov 18, 2014

China's new radar said to detect U.S. F-22 stealth fighter

China has unveiled a new counter stealth radar that can detect and track stealth aircraft like America's famed F-22 Raptor fighter jet.
The new phased array named JY-26 was showcased at the 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai.
Designed to detect fifth-generation stealth fighters, the JY-26 phased array radar is capable of high accuracy, target tracking, and separation, and can operate up to a range of 500 kilometers.
Chinese media reported recently that the JY-26 radar had spotted an F-22 Raptor stealth fighter when it flew over South Korea during a recent military exercise.

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