PLA H-6 bombers conduct first drill in Western Pacific

H-6 strategic bombers of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force have conducted an exercise in the airspace of the Western Pacific for the first time, according to the state run China News Service on Mar. 30.

Photos published by the PLA Air Force indicated the bombers taking part in the drill were the H-6K variant. Shen also said the bombers flew over the Bashi channel between Taiwan and the Philippines before reaching the airspace of the Pacific.

With a combat radius of 2,000 kilometers, the H-6 bomber could launch attacks against US military facilities on Guam.

Full article: PLA H-6 bombers conduct first drill in Western Pacific (Want China Times)

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