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Y-8J / SKYMASTER AIRBORNE SURVEILLANCE AIRCRAFT
中国Y-8J/SKYMASTER空中监视飞机
    China purchased 6~8 Skymaster airborne surveillance radar systems from British electronics manufacturer Racal (now Thales) in the 1990s.. 17-02-04
Y-8E UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE CARRIER
中国Y-8E无人机(UAV)运载机
    In 1986 the PLA Air Force (PLAAF) requested a new carrier to replace its ageing Tu-4 to carry and launch the WuZhen-5 (WZ-5, also known as ChangHong-1) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).. 17-02-04
Y-8 RADAR TESTBED
中国Y-8雷达测试平台
    A single Shaanxi Y-8C turboprop transport planes (serial number 079) was converted into an airborne testbed to test various radar and avionics equipment.. 17-02-04
Y-8 MARITIME PATROL AIRCRAFT
中国Y-8海上巡逻机
    The Y-8 maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) is the land-based maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft based on the Shaanxi Aircraft Industry Corporation Y-8 turboprop transport.. 17-02-02
Y-8 BATTLEFIELD SURVEILLANCE AIRCRAFT
中国Y-8战场监视飞机
    A mysterious special mission aircraft based on the Y-8F-600 (Category-III platform) has been identified during its flight test.. 17-02-02
Y-8 AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING AIRCRAFT
中国Y-8空中预警机(AEW)
    Shaanxi Aircraft Industry Corporation is currently test-flying a new indigenous airborne early warning (AEW) design based on its new Y-8F-600 airframe.. 17-02-02
Y-8 AIRBORNE COMMAND POST
中国Y-8空中指挥机
    An airborne command and control post variant of the Shaanxi Y-8 transport aircraft has been spotted under flight test at China Flight Test Establishment (CFTE) based at Yanliang, Shaanxi Province.. 17-02-02
Y-8 ELECTRONIC WARFARE AIRCRAFT
中国Y-8电子战飞机
    The PLA Air Force was known to be have been using the Y-8 for special electronic warfare (EW) missions including electronic intelligence (ELINT) and offensive electronic countermeasures (ECM) in the past, but little was known about these programme unt. 17-01-07
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    JianZhen-6 Reconnaissance Aircraft  
    中国歼侦-6型侦察飞机
        The JZ-6 (Jianji Zhencha-6 or JianZhen-6) is the tactical reconnaissance variant of the J-6 (MiG-19 Farmer) fighter, equivalent to the MiG-19R of the Soviet Air Force.... [2010-05-15]
    HongDian-5 Electronic Warfare Aircraft  
    中国轰电-5型电子战飞机
        The EW/ECM suite onboard the HD-5, which is reportedly based purely on analogue technology, can intercept, identify and jam hostile land-based or shipborne radar emitters.... [2010-05-13]
    HongZhen-5 Reconnaissance Aircraft  
    中国轰侦-5型侦察机
        青岛海军博物馆广场展区的一角停着两架外形上非常相似的中型飞机,按照解说牌上的说法,一架是轰侦5侦察机,另一张则是轰5型轰炸机。外形上最大的不同是轰侦5的机翼两端各有一... [2010-05-13]
    ShuiHong-5 Amphibious Aircraft  
    中国水轰-5水陆两栖飞机
        The SH-5 (Shuishang Hongzha-5, or ShuiHong-5) is the amphibious aircraft developed by Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (HAMC) in the 1980s.... [2011-01-25]