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China Develops Tanker, AEW Variants Of Y-20 Transport Plane

Wednesday, February 26, 2020   (0 Comments)

By Staff Writer  |  February 26, 2020  |  Defense World.net

 

Two large Y-20 transport planes carrying military medical teams and medical supplies arrived in China’s coronavirus (COVID-2019)-hit Wuhan city on February 13, 2020.

China plans public debut of Y-20 transport plane’s aerial refuelling variant soon, even as it develops another Aerial Early Warning (AEW) version and plans on a third Electronic Warfare Y-20 plane.

"The Y-20 cargo plane has variants like the Y-20 aerial tanker and Y-20 AEW aircraft. I believe that people will see our Y-20 aerial tanker debut on the battlefield in the not too distant future," Teng Hui, commander of an Air Force aviation regiment of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Western Theater Command and a Y-20 pilot, said on CCTV on Monday. READ MORE...


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