Chinese Press: For the first time, J-10B, J-16, H-6K and Y-20 aircraft will go to the competition in Russia
The Chinese press reports that for the first time, the PLA Air Force is sending a large number of aircraft outside China to participate in military maneuvers and competitions.
According to Sina Military, citing the command of the Chinese Air Force, J-2021B, J-10 fighters, H-16K bombers, as well as Y-6 and Y transport aircraft were sent to Russia for the first time to participate in the Army-9 International War Games. -twenty.
The Yun-20 (Y-20) is a Chinese heavy military transport aircraft that has been in service with the PLA Air Force since 2016.
The maximum speed of this aircraft is 830 km / h, the flight range at full load is about 4,5 thousand km. Ferry range - 7800 km. The maximum payload is 66 tons.
The reports say that a unit of the airborne forces of the PRC was also sent to the army games in Russia. In particular, it will take part in airborne assault competitions with the subsequent capture and holding of a bridgehead.
Chinese aviation, according to the PRC media, will be involved in the international Aviadarts competition. During these competitions, it is planned to use the standard armament of Chinese bombers, as well as air-to-ground missiles of the J-10B and J-16 fighters.
Earlier in Russia, it was repeatedly noted that they sent invitations to participate in competitions to representatives of NATO countries. However, so far none of the countries of the Western military bloc has dared to participate in such military games.
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