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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 May 2017 9:20 p.m. PST

"China unveiled an indigenously developed attack helicopter on Thursday as it eyes a lucrative export market and ramps up an ambitious modernization program.

China has rattled nerves around the region with its plan to reform its military, the world's largest, focusing on quality over quantity and replacing old equipment and tactics dating back decades, underpinned by billions of dollars in spending.

The Z-19E, developed by the state-owned AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry, took to the skies over the city of Harbin for its maiden flight, with images carried on state television.

"The helicopter is the latest narrow-body tandem-seat armed helicopter. It is also the country's first export-oriented helicopter made especially for attack purposes," state news agency Xinhua said…"

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28mm Fanatik19 May 2017 6:11 a.m. PST

Nice looking light attack helicopter.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2017 9:18 a.m. PST

Glad you like it my friend!. (smile)


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Armand

JMcCarroll Inactive Member19 May 2017 4:32 p.m. PST

We (U.S.) should do what the Chinese do, Purchase one and take it apart and find all of it's weaknesses.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2017 9:50 a.m. PST

(smile)


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