China will unveil an active phased array airborne early warning (AEW) radar which it calls the “Silk Road Eye” at the 2018 China Airshow or Zhuhai Airshow next week.
Developed by the 14th Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), the radar will be mounted on the KJ-2000 early warning aircraft based on an IL-76 design.
Going by comments in state-owned media, the KL-2000 and the ‘Silk Road Eye’ radar would be offered for sale to foreign countries. “At present, China is the only country in international military trade market that can provide such complete early warning aircraft,” a statement in Global Times said.
China's Shenyang Aircraft Corporation which makes stealth aircraft such as the J-20 has developed technology to measure the radar cross section (RCS) of aircraft. The RCS is a measure of an aircraft's visibility to radar
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC) will display a new generation attack and reconnaissance UAV dubbed as the CH-X at the Airshow China 2018 later this year. "A new generation CH series UAVs, the CH-X which is the most advanced in the CH series, will be displayed at Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai this year," Shi Wen, the chief engineer and designer of China's Caihong (CH), or Rainbow UAV made by CASC said at the press conference in Beijing Monday
China has deployed modified H-6G bomber fitted with Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) pods to the disputed South China Sea region, in a move to greatly enhance the navy's capabilities in modern warfare to safeguard the country's sea rights, local media reports. The H-6G bomber developed for 10 years with the ECM pods being equipped underneath its wings, can engage in combat missions using electronic jamming, suppression, and anti-radiation
Organizers of Airshow China 2018 announced orders for 239 aircraft and deals worth more than $21.2 billion concluded at the event in Zhuhai last week but did not give out a break-up of aircraft orders or details of the deals
China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) unveiled a new tactical reconnaissance laser weapon system, LW-30, at Airshow China 2018. The laser defense weapon system consists of a radar command communication vehicle, a laser vehicle and a support vehicle
China displayed what its developer calls the ‘first of its kind early warning radar drone, designated JY-300 at the Airshow China 2018which opened today at Zhuhai. The unmanned early warning drone was developed by China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETGC), and is the size of combat-reconnaissance drone Caihong-4 (CH-4) which has a length of 11 meters and a width of 20 meters
Five major radar early warning systems for anti-missile operations, space attack and defense, joint theater operations, ocean warfare and global surveillance and combat were unveiled at the Airshow China 2018 today. The China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) which developed the systems said that the radars will provide users with overall detection and perception solutions
A prototype of the Chinese Caihong-7 (CH-7) or Rainbow 7 advanced stealth drone will be unveiled in the Zhuhai Airshow starting on Tuesday, said Global Times in a report on Monday. Made by the Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), the CH-7 is said to be the latest and the most technologically advanced drone in Chinas arsenal
Amidst differences over trade and accusations of Beijing stealing US technology, a large contingent of US companies is participating in the Zhuhai Airshow 2018 starting Tuesday. Over 40 US companies are expected to take part in the event to present solutions for commercial and general aviation including manufacturing, assembly, operations and maintenance, exhibiting under the common “USA Partnership Pavilion” umbrella
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