Chinese military experts praised the Russian Su-35, but said it was unsuitable for air combat. Russia offered 24 more Su-35 fighters to the PRC, although experts from the PRC said that the Russian combat aircraft could not show its best side during simulated aerial combat, since it lost the battle to the Chinese J-16. and J-10.
The Su-35 was put on combat duty of the Chinese Air Force in one year and has already formed combat strength, as well as completed escort tasks for the H-6K and flew around the island of Taiwan.
According to Sina Military, to make up for the shortage of fighters, China decided to purchase 24 Su-35. However, the fighter has flaws, and its avionics system is not very developed, so it is completely devoid of perspectives.
According to Sina Military, a Russian combat aircraft is equipped with an passive electronically scanned array radar, it receives the position of the target by picking up electromagnetic waves emitted by the target, but it is not able to quickly measure the distance, and it will need several sensors to obtain accurate data.
The Chinese J-16 and J-10C are equipped with an electronically scanned array radar, which is the reason for the uselessness of the Russian Su-35, the newspaper notes. As stated in the publication, the J-16 and J-10C can take advantage of the radar to destroy the Su-35.
“Sina Military” emphasizes that the Chinese air force has a large number of J-11 fighters that can be modernized, and therefore improving the J-11B by the Chinese Air Force may be more practical than the introduction of the Su-35, reports Russian newspaper Avia.Pro.
It is known that China does not exclude the possibility of acquisition of another batch of Russian Su-35 4 ++ generation fighters, but they will conclude the contract only at an acceptable cost.
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