of a new Chinese Maritime Patrol Aircraft have surfaced
of a new type of PLAN Maritime Patrol Aircraft have surfaced on the
Those pictures show a new quad-turboprop aircraft with high wing configuration,
a weapon bay, a radar dome under the nose and MAD boom at its tail.
This new type could either be the Y-8GX-6 or even the new Y-9 ASW/MPA.
weapon bay doors are open. Note the dome under the nose
MAD booms (Magnetic anomaly detector)
The new PLAN
Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA)
(pictures: Chinese Internet)