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Wednesday, March 18, 2015
30471, the first known serial number of PLAAF's KJ-500
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Photo of the day: KJ-500 AWAC in service with the PLAAF.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
First Showing: KJ500 AWACS prototype
After a successful introduction of 11 KJ200 "Balance Beam" mid-size AWAC
into PLAN-AF and PLAAAF service, the Chinese military is switching gear
to a fixed rotodome based approach for housing their three ASEA radars.
Photo credit goes to stoneinsky.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Newly constructed KJ-200 AWAC spotted.
Notice the extra "antennas" on top of the cockpit.
The current KJ-200 service model. Notice there are no antennas in the "forehead"