Russian media said the H-6M bomber put into service the Chinese navy with YJ-81 missile
Data Figure: China Air Force fitted out in the H-6M bombers
According to the Russian military-industrial complex site on May 5 reported that the Chinese media recently that the Chinese navy a successful new bomber once a new missile launch training.
Russian media said the pilot announced introduction from the Chinese point of view, he is a Chinese naval air force H-6 (H-6) bomber group head. The Chinese Navy aviation equipment H-6 bombers with part of a naval division of a two two groups. In recent years, China has been on the old H-6 bombers to modern improvements. Among them, the Navy’s latest H-6 can be modified to carry four YJ-81 anti-ship missiles of the H-6M. December 2009, the Chinese media has also publicly over H-6M bombers mounted Zhang CJ-10 new cruise photo.
Russian media said, according to military analysts estimate, H-6M start time for the Chinese military equipment no later than 2005. And equip the bombers for the YJ-81 anti-ship missiles and equipment time to be earlier. Need to be reminded, YJ-81 has also been used to equip the current model JH-7A Flying Leopard fighter-bomber (aircraft is also equipped with another well-known anti-ship missiles – YJ-83K). Analysts believe that the Chinese media reports do not rule out the new bomber is H-6K (D-30KP2 with Russian engines) Navy version of the possibilities.
Russian media said, H-6 is a Chinese former Soviet Union developed in the 1950s, the Tu-16 ‘Badger’ bomber developed on the basis of a medium-range bombers. After years of improvement, the Chinese have H-6 from an initial carry only non-controlled bomb bomber could become a platform for projecting long-range guided weapons. Especially the newer models of H-6K has been upgraded into a modern missile carrier aircraft, equipped with advanced data link system, a new airborne radar and electronic warfare and navigation systems and other equipment. (Compass)