Thursday, June 17, 2021

China PLAAF Yanliang Tu-204C canards as J-20 radar testbed

China PLAAF Yanliang Tu-204C canards as J-20 radar testbed

China PLAAF Yanliang Tu-204C canards as J-20 radar testbed 2

A PLAAF Tupolev Tu-204 testbed aircraft was seen featuring a J-20 nose cone. It is believed to house the Type 1475 (KLJ-5) active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar with 1856 transmit/receive modules.

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