Wednesday, August 23, 2017
PR photos of the day: More air-assault pictures, this time with the navy
A Z-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command flies alongside the amphibious dock landing ship Kunlunshan (Hull Number 998) during a maritime training exercise in mid-August, 2017. (eng.chinamil.com.cn/Photo by Zhang Huanpeng)
The Taiwan Strait is 180 kilometers wide separating ROC and PRC. The WZ10 attack chopper has a range of 800 kilometers while the Z-8 heavy-lifter enjoys an additional 100 kilometers to a total of 900. The math is fairly straightforward here.
Posted by Coatepeque at 11:09 PM