AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31

 

The FC-31 is a fifth generation multi role fighter developed for the international market.
AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31
With excellent combined operation effectiveness and independent intellectual property rights, it adopts a normal configuration – single seat, twin engine, outward tilted twin vertical tail and all movable horizontal tail, with big s-inlet on its both sides and a built-in weapons pod.
AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31
Features
a) High survival rate: low radar observability, low IR radiation, excellent ECM, and low vulnerability;
b) Multi mission capabilities: strong target detection and integrated outside information capability, outstanding status sensing and information sharing capability, beyond visual range (BVR) multi target attacking and large off-bore sight all directional combat capability, accurate air-surface strike capability, and complicated weather conditions and vast region operation adaptability;
c) Excellent integrated logistics capability;
d) High cost performance.
AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31
Specifications-
Crew: one (pilot)
Length: 16.9 m (55 ft 5 in) [68]
Wingspan: 11.5 m (37 ft 9 in)
Height: 4.8 m (15 ft 9 in)
Wing area: 40 m2 (430 sq ft) [69]
Max takeoff weight: 28,000 kg (61,729 lb) 
AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31
Powerplant: 2 × RD-93[71][72] afterburning turbofans, 85 kN (19,000 lbf) thrust each
Powerplant: 2 × WS-13E[73][74][75] afterburning turbofans, 101.85 kN (22,450 lbf) thrust each (projected upgrade)
Maximum speed: 2,200 km/h (1,400 mph, 1,200 kn)
Maximum speed: Mach 1.8
Combat range: 1,250 km (780 mi, 670 nmi) on internal fuel, or 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) with external tanks
AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31
Armament-
Hardpoints: 6 x external, and internal bay, with a capacity of up to 8,000 kilograms (18,000 lb), including 2,000 kilograms (4,400 lb) internally
Missiles:
Air-to-air missiles:
12 x medium-range
Air-to-ground missiles:
8 x supersonic
Bombs:
8 × 500 kg deep-penetration bombs
30 x smaller bombs
AVIC Shenyang FC-31/ J-31
Credits-
Wikipedia
www.avic.com

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