Trial flight soon for new type of Chinese stealth bomber

October 10, 2018 – The trial flight of China’s new-generation stealth bomber Hong-20 may take place soon, military experts said on Tuesday after China’s official television station confirmed the name of the bomber. Disclosing the new bomber is a potential deterrence, Song Zhongping, a military expert and TV commentator, told the Global Times on Tuesday. “Usually the development of equipment and weaponry of the People’s Liberation Army is highly confidential,”he said. Revealing the bomber name before trials shows the Chinese aviation industry is gaining more confidence, said Shanghai-based news site…

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PLA reports interference from foreign warplanes during high-seas drills

Several Chinese bombers, fighters and surveillance aircraft encountered and dealt with interference from foreign warplanes while conducting a training mission over the Tsushima Strait on Monday, according to a Chinese military spokesperson. This is the first time that the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force has flown over the Tsushima Strait, Shen Jinke, spokesman for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force, was quoted as saying in a statement released on the organization’s official Sina Weibo account. The Tsushima Strait, which lies between South Korea and Japan, belongs to…

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