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I thought heavy combat heli is an out-dated concept since its function can be partially replaced by drones which is safer and cheaper.
The concept probably is. But the Z-20 is in major mass production and this is a logical step which probably doesn't entail too much cost since the base is already set up.
 

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Top Ten strategic/tactic weapons PLA yearning for(As of Apr 2024)

1.Stealth fighter

J20 Stealth fighter in service
J35 Carrier-based stealth fighter in development

2.Advanced nuclear submarine
Type 095 SSN under construction
Type 096 SSBN under construction

3.Stealth bomber
H20 stealth bomber in development

4.CATOBAR aircraft carrier
CV18 Fujian flat-top conventional powered aircraft carrier under construction

5.Heavy transport helicopter
AHL heavy cargo helicopter in development

6.Coxial rigid rotor high speed helicopter
no news

7.Super heavy transport lifter
no news

8.Heavy combat helicopter
WZ-21 heavy combat helicopter in development

9.Tilt-rotor aircraft
no news

0.VTOL/STOL fighter
no news
 

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Top Ten strategic weapons PLA yearning for

1.Stealth fighter

J20 Stealth fighter in service
J35 Carrier-based stealth fighter in development

2.Advanced nuclear submarine
Type 095 SSN under construction
Type 096 SSBN under construction

3.Stealth bomber
H20 stealth bomber in development

4.CATOBAR aircraft carrier
CV18 Fujian flat-top conventional powered aircraft carrier under construction

5.Heavy transport helicopter
AHL heavy cargo helicopter in development

6.Coxial rigid rotor high speed helicopter
no news

7.Super heavy transport lifter
no news

8.Heavy combat helicopter
WZ-21 heavy combat helicopter

9.Tilt-rotor aircraft
no news

0.VTOL/STOL fighter
no news
‘How many of the above they have managed to copy technology from the West and on which their effort is blocked.
 

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J-20 mass production has reached a point where they are re-equipting remaining J-7 squadrons with it! Imagine going from the J-7G to the J-20!
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It also might mean indicate the inevitable end of J-10 production in China. Point defense systems like the J-7 should be replaced with the J-10 unless the concept is no longer valid.
 

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Google translate from French:
One of the prototypes of the Chinese on-board AEW KJ-600, registered 7103, was filmed during a test flight.

Satellite images show that ground catapulting tests have also been undertaken.

 

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New LHD beung built in Shanghai! Definitely not a regular 075.

Major overhangs and lack of rear elevator looks like a more conventional flattop. In fact, without the rear elevator it could be reserving space for an angled deck!

Dubbed Type 076 but no confirmation.

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