Y-20 Kunpeng Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Cargo/Transport


Country of Origin: China

The Y-20 Kunpeng is a large transport aircraft being developed in China by the 603 Institute, Xian Aircraft Industrial Corp. (XAC) and the Shenyang Aircraft Corp. (SAC). It utilizes some technology from the Russian Il-76MD cargo aircraft. The Y-20 is China's first domestically developed heavy transport. The Y-20 is expected to enhance China's long-range military air transport and power projection capabilities. The aircraft is named Kunpeng after a mythical Chinese bird that is said...

 

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