Shenyang J-8II

The J-8II (NATO reporting name: ‘Finback-B’) is a single-seat, twin-engine interceptor fighter introduced by Shenyang Aircraft Industry Corporation (SAC) in the early 1980s. Over the next two decades, the aircraft’s capabilities were steadily improved through incorporating of new avionics and weapon systems. With significant numbers of the 4th-generation fighters now in service with the PLA, the J-8II is nearing the end of its service life.

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