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Combat Ready: Chinese Air Force Puts New Y-9 Transport Planes through Paces in South China Sea Drill

Poster:Post date:2017-12-04
Catergory:Commentaries
Region:(Regional Issues)
Issue:(South China Sea Disputes)
(South China Morning Post, By Sidney Leng) China’s home-grown Y-9 transport aircraft appears to be combat ready after completing its first long-distance exercise over the South China Sea. The People’s Liberation Army Air Force announced on its social media account on Saturday that a fleet of the aircraft from the Western Theatre Command flew thousands of kilometres to simulate an airdrop over an island in the contested waters before returning the same day.  
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