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J-15 Flying Shark (Jianjiji-15 Fighter 15)

J-15 "Flying Shark"
NATO codename Flanker -X2 (Flanker-X2)
TypeCarrier fighter , multi-function fighter
First flightAugust 31, 2009
service2012
design Sun Cong (Project Chief Designer) Sukhoi Design Bureau, Shenyang Aircraft Industry Group
manufacturerShenyang Aircraft Industry Group
production50 (2019)
main user Chinese People's Liberation Army Naval Aviation
Derived fromJ-11B fighter / Su-33 fighter prototype
Variants
  • J-15 - single seat basic model
  • J-15S - two-seat
  • J-15D - electronic warfare type
  • Pilot 1-2
    Length 22.28 m (73 ft)
    Wingspan 14.7 m (48.25 ft)
    Height 5.9 m (19.5 ft)
    Wing area 62.04 m 2 (667.80 ft 2 )
    Empty weight 17500 kg (38600 lb)
    Load 27000 kg (60000 lb)
    Maximum take-off weight 33000 kg (72752 lb)
    Engine 2 WS-10H afterburning turbofans
    Thrust 89.17 kN (20,050 lbf)
    Afterburner thrust 135 kN (33,000 lbf )
    Wingspan (folded) 7.4 m (24.25 ft)
    Maximum speed Mach 2.4 /2.17
    Combat radius 1270 km
    Range 3500 km (2050 mi)
    Practical ceiling 20000 m (65700 ft)
    Rate of climb v 325 m/s (64000 ft/min)
    arms10 external pylons,
    maximum load capacity 6.5 tons
  • 1 GSh-30-1 30mm cannon with 150 rounds
  • Eagle Strike-62 Anti-ship Cruise Missile
  • Eagle Strike-85 Anti-ship Missile
  • Eagle Strike-91 Anti-Ship Missile
  • Eagle Strike-9 Multi-purpose Missile
  • Thunder-10 Anti-Radiation Missile
  • Thunderbolt-9 Air-to-Air Missile
  • Thunderbolt-13 Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile
  • Various types of bombs
  • Electronic warfare pod



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