The WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to a helicopter regiment of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force have gained a live-fire training exercise in northeast China’s Jilin Province on June 14, 2017.
The exercise chiefly was focused on flying missions at low altitude and close air support. WZ-10 attack helicopters flown at an extremely low altitude over the terrain during a live-fire training exercise.
The WZ-10 is an advanced attack helicopter of the Chinese army. It can be outfitted with cannons and machine guns, as well as guided missiles. Upgraded versions of the WZ-10, however, have also been equipped for air-to-air combat.
Weapons of the WZ-10 may consist of 30-mm cannon, HJ-8 or HJ-9 anti-tank guided missiles (comparable to the TOW-2A), newly developed HJ-10 anti-tank missiles (comparable to the AGM-114 Hellfire) and TY-90 air-to-air missiles. It can also carry unoperated rocket pods.
This helicopter may be fitted with a fly-by-wire control, helmet-mounted sight for head-up display, television and forward-looking infrared sensors, radar and laser warning receivers, infrared jammer and decoy dispensers.