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JH-7 Flounder strike fighter

Country of Origin: China


The JH-7 (Jianhang, or fighter-bomber) Flounder is a twin-engine, two-seat, supersonic strike aircraft, similar to the European Tornado, in service with the Chinese armed forces. Intended to replace China's H-5 torpedo bombers, it is designed to carry out strike missions similar to those performed by the Russian Su-24 Fencer. However, engine problems and a slow rate of production kept it from being deployed in greater numbers.

The wings are high-mounted with compound sweepback,...

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