China’s New Anti-submarine Aircraft Gaoxin-6 Commissioned


China’s New Anti-submarine Aircraft Gaoxin-6 Commissioned with a number painted on it

China’s New Anti-submarine Aircraft Gaoxin-6 Commissioned with a number painted on it. Photo: fyjs.cn

An official magazine has published the above HD photo of China’s new type of aircraft, which must be China’s Gaoxin-6 anti-submarine aircraft. There is speculation that the aircraft has commissioned as a number has been painted on it.

Test flight of Gaoxin-6, which had no number pained on it. Photo: “Warship Knowledge” magazine

Test flight of Gaoxin-6, which had no number pained on it. Photo: “Warship Knowledge” magazine

Gaoxin-6 with navy air force coating. Photo: “Warship Knowledge” magazine

Gaoxin-6 with navy air force coating. Photo: “Warship Knowledge” magazine

The above are previous photos of test flight of Gaoxin-6 and a Gaoxin-6 with navy air force coating. Neither of the Gaoxin-6 has number painted on it.

The anti-submarine aircraft is able to quickly survey a large sea area with quick response. It is China’s first ever special anti-submarine patrol aircraft. Foreign submarine will not dare to make close reconnaissance due to Gaoxin-6’s operation because Gaoxin-6 is a powerful warplane able to carry heavy load of torpedoes, depth charges, mines, air-to-submarine missiles, etc. to kill the submarine it has detected

Source: mil.huanqiu.com “Gaoxin-6 anti-submarine aircraft suspected to have been commissioned as a number has been pained on it” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)

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