The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) has reportedly received the first of more than 1,000 Xian Aircraft Corporation (XAC) Y-20 heavy strategic transport aircraft. Chinese social media reported the delivery of aircraft 11051 and 11052 to ... Jane's, 1 month ago
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The first Xian Y-20 military transport aircraft was delivered to the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) on June 15. Developed byXian Aircraft Corporation, the Y-20 hasan empty weight of 110 short tons, making itthelargest military aircraft ...Popular Mechanics, 1 month ago South China Sea talks end in disarray after China lobbies Laos Bangkok Post, 1 month ago China's Boeing C-17 Competitor, Y-20, Enters Service Defense World, 3 weeks ago China's Own Airlifter Enters Service Aviation International News, 1 month ago
BEIJING, June 20 (ChinaMil) -- The Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) sent two aircraft on June 18 to join the efforts of searching for two missing Vietnamese aircraft and crew in waters of the Beibu Gulf between Vietnam's northern ...China Military Online, 1 month ago
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It's a day of unity on the Syrian diplomacy front as Iraq's prime minister told the Assad regime the war carried on by the Syrian and Iraqi armies is one, and the U.S. is reportedly looking to share intelligence with Russia's military in the war ...Defense One, 1 week ago
In July 2016, the Chengdu Aircraft Corporation rolled out two more low rate initial production (LRIP) J-20 stealth fighters. This brings to a total of four J-20 fighters built for service into the Chinese air force, as opposed to the original eight ...Popular Science, 2 weeks ago China's stealth fighter fleet grows again News EasyBranches.com, 1 week ago
If there was an award for the most promising—yet unfulfilled—aerospace industry, it might be that of the former Soviet republic, Ukraine. For many years, Ukraine's industry has been providing engines, radars, avionics and missiles to Russian ...Aviation International News, 3 weeks ago
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) is the main supplier of military planes and helicopters to the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). They produce the J-20 stealth fighter, FC-1, and FC-8 fighters , the 5th-generation FC-31 ...Center for a New American Security, 1 month ago 'Chubby Girl': Meet China's Xian Y-20, the World's Largest Military Plane Sputnik, 1 month ago
China won't let India join NSG unless other NPT countries are also allowed in China said on June 21 that the door is still open for countries that have not signed the Nucelar Non-Proliferation Treaty to join the coveted Nuclear Suppliers Group.Observer Research Foundation, 1 month ago
Some interesting photographs have been arriving from the troubled waters of Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The most recent ones, released on Jun. 18, show the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) carrier strike groups (CSG 3 and ...Business Insider, 1 month ago
SHIJIAZHUANG, June 17 (ChinaMil) -- Twenty-five student pilots who have been trained in the past five years under the military-civilian joint training program of the PLA Air Force (PLAAF) and Tsinghua University graduated from a flying academy of ...China Military Online, 1 month ago
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