Jane’s: China’s new H-6K 6 pylons debut cruise missile carrier aircraft (Figure)
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H-6 Xu Zhenjun Global Times correspondent reported, “Jane’s Defense Weekly” reported on August 14 Topic: China H-6K bombers in public view (correspondent Robert Hugh).
reported that recently appeared on the Internet, H-6K Xi’an Yanliang Fei cruise missile carrier aircraft in the flight test center line of video and photos.
in early August, the video circulated on the Internet, although vague, but you can clearly see the silver of the H-6K bomber wing to mount the four large cruise missiles.
circulating on the Internet while still in Shenyang J-11B flight video, simulation can be seen from the deck of an aircraft carrier off the runway slippery jump. This simulation allows the runway to adapt to the Chinese pilot, the first Russian “Kuznetsov” aircraft carrier landing on. “Kuznetsov” in the Dalian shipyard’s latest photos show, made significant changes to this aircraft carrier back in service is progressing well.
H-6 to improve the design process, while slow, is steady progress, H-6K is the latest step in the process of improvement. In the 1950s, Tupolev Tu-16 “Badger” bombers, based on the Chinese people to carry H-6 from a non-controlled bomb bomber into a platform capable of carrying long-range weapons. H-6K has been upgraded into a modern missile carrier aircraft, equipment including data link system, a new airborne radar, new electronic warfare and navigation systems and other equipment. At H-6K aircraft, manufactured in China WP-8 turbojet engine has been replaced by Russian-made NPO Saturn D30KP-2 turbo fan engine. Allegedly, D30KP-2 engine for the localization of work has already begun.
article said, local media reported that China has to II-76 transport aircraft from the engine disassembly to the H-6K bombers. H-6K bomber’s wings have been redesigned and strengthened in order to plug six missiles. The exact type of weapons the photo is unknown.
article said that China is implementing several long-range air-launched missile weapon system. Yan Liangji to aircraft weapons could hit -62 Eagle anti-ship missile, or similar to the “Tomahawk” cruise missiles, land attack cruise missiles. Authors even speculate, H-6K aircraft will take part in this year’s 60th anniversary parade.