China unveils its new J-16D fighter jet for electronic warfare

BEIJING, ($1= Chinese Yuans) – The 13th Chinese Air Show will be held in Zhuhai from September 28 to October 3. Chinese Air Force spokesman Shen Jinke said on the 24th that a large number of major combat equipment such as the J-20, Y-20, Air Police-500, H-6K, and Red-9B will be presented at their introduction by the Chinese Air Force.

The Chinese J-16 fighter jet is better than the Russian Su-27, experts say
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At the air show, the new electronic warfare aircraft J-16D and the high-altitude unmanned reconnaissance aircraft Non-Reconnaissance-7 and other equipment will debut.

Debut of J-16D fighter and Non-Reconnaissance-7 UAV

The J-16D electronic warfare aircraft will debut at the Chinese Air Show. This type of fighter is a new type of electronic warfare aircraft developed independently of the J-16 platform. It has an integrated combat capability for “intelligence, attack, and defense.” expanding the operational scope of the Air Force and building the strategic transformation of the Air Force.

Another aircraft that will debut is the Non-Reconnaissance-7 unmanned aerial vehicle [UAV]. It is a high-class reconnaissance drone developed and manufactured in China. He performs basic border reconnaissance and territorial water patrols.

China uses air shows to present its military equipment

BulgarianMilitary.com reminds you that China has a tradition of presenting its new military products at military exhibitions and air shows in the country, or Russia, as it did in 2016 with its then-new J-20 fighter. In July 2017, he participated in the military parade dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army.

It was first shown to the world in a combat position in July 2021 this year. Fifteen J-20 planes flew over Tiananmen Square in the air echelon to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. The J-20 fighters are being installed sequentially with Air Force combat units to further improve the overall combat capabilities of the Air Force, which will help the Air Force better take on the sacred mission of protecting national sovereignty, security, and territorial integrity.

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