KJ-2000 airborne warning and control system Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Patrol/Reconnaissance/Electronics

Country of Origin: China

The KongJing-2000 (KJ-2000) airborne warning and control system (AWACS) is based on the Russian Il-76 Mainstay airframe. It is equipped with a Chinese-made electronically steered phased-array radar and a command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) suite developed by the Nanjing Research Institute of Electronic Technology. The Xi'an Aircraft Corp. is also building KJ-2000s by converting existing Chinese Il-76MD aircraft. Analysts estimate that four to six KJ-2000 aircraft...


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