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And right after the two surprises J-20B & J-35 (3) last week, here is the next one: The first clear image of the two so far known KJ-600 prototypes. One is spotting the now common green primer and the other one is already painted in PLAN grey.

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And as if this third surprise is not enough ... there are even more surprises: Altogether two WS-20 powered Y-20B are visible together with several more regular Y-20A transports and Y-20U tanker.


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Altogether there are 13 Y-20s and 9 H-6s along with the two KJ-600s. A lot of planes!

And the real heavy ramp-up of Y-20 production hasn't even begun yet! That will happen next year with the WS-20 as the standard engine :

Economy of scale.
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And right after the two surprises J-20B & J-35 (3) last week, here is the next one: The first clear image of the two so far known KJ-600 prototypes. One is spotting the now common green primer and the other one is already painted in PLAN grey.

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And as if this third surprise is not enough ... there are even more surprises: Altogether two WS-20 powered Y-20B are visible together with several more regular Y-20A transports and Y-20U tanker.


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I can count around 10+ Y20s. The similar plane C17 India spent billions of USD, and this money didn't circulate in their own economy and industry
 

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I can count around 10+ Y20s. The similar plane C17 India spent billions of USD, and this money didn't circulate in their own economy and industry
No more C-17 being produced anymore. Y-20 production will be going strong for a long time :)
 

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The Tengdun TB001 heavy UCAV.

It is built by a private company and had been put into use patrolling waters near Japan -- picture captured by Japanese defense force:

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Saudi Arabia had bought a production line of a variant of the TB001 (their second of a Chinese drone -- SA have local production license for 300 CH-4s.)
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I can count around 10+ Y20s. The similar plane C17 India spent billions of USD, and this money didn't circulate in their own economy and industry
With regards to that Indian catching up . 40 C295 to be made in india . 16 to be delivered


And boeing has a big presence in india which is going to increase further



Some parts of f15 ex is also being manufactured in india .
 

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Chinese liquid rocket engine company Jiuzhou Yunjian has conducted a combined variable thrust hot fire and gimbal test of its Lingyun-10 methane-LOX rocket engine.
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Sample of Chinese PLAAF/PLANAF activities during a regular week!

1) 2 PLA J-16 entered #Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ on the night of November 17, 2021.

2) 3 PLA aircraft (Y-8 RECCE, KJ-500 AEW&C and Y-9 EW) entered #Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ on November 18, 2021.

3) 3 PLA aircraft (Y-8 ASW, Mi-17 Cargo and WZ-10 Attack) entered #Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ on November 19, 2021.

4) 2 x H-6K chinois et 2 x Tu-95MS russes ont mené une patrouille conjointe en mer de Chine orientale, océan Pacifique de l'ouest puis mer du Japon le 19 Novembre.

5) 5 PLA aircraft (Y-8 ASW, J-11*2 and J-16*2) entered #Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ on November 20, 2021.

6) 9 PLA aircraft (H-6*2, J-10*4, J-16*2 and KJ-500 AEW&C) entered #Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ on November 21, 2021.

7) 6 PLA aircrafts (J-11*4 and SU-30*2) entered #Taiwan’s southwest ADIZ on November 22, 2021.

As reported by Taiwan and Japan after intercepts.
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Chinese are always in a haste to copy Re-manufacture military hardware and sell it countries with less or no money. These are look alike of western hardware but not quite as good. Almost all countries who have purchased Chinese military hardware have complained, although it was sold to them at half price. Reports of Bangladesh having that difficulty are circulating in the media these days. Chinese supplied sniper rifles, submarines, and other hardware have run into quality difficulty with no recourse to fix anything. The western fix is twice as expensive to Chinese fix and most nations do not wish to return to same problems as before with Chinese fix, hence problem has arisen.

Much of the Chinese supplied hardware to Pakistan is in similar state, but friendly Pakistan does not complain or loose Chinese money fed into Pakistani economy will go missing.

‘’These are all India’s advantage. Malfunctioning Chinese hardware becomes no threat to India. Also Chinese reputation to supply anything working for long is gone for ever.
 

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‘Quality matters more than the numbers. Also, It has been proven time and again that it does not matter how many numbers, Chinese have in their naval force, if they have not learnt to fight in deep sea, they are likely to hit the deep see bottom not during the battle but at the first shot of the battle.
 

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