China Stages Bombers And Cruise Missiles As Mountain Standoff With India Continues

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The Chinese air force apparently has deployed bombers to an air base in the country’s far west, placing the warplanes within striking distance of Indian forces along the disputed Chinese-Indian border in the Himalayas.

But conditions undoubtedly are difficult for the bombers and their crews.

The H-6 is a Chinese development of the twin-engine Soviet Tu-16 medium bomber. Chinese industry has greatly improved the basic Tu-16 with new sensors, avionics, engines and weapons.

Full story: https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2020/08/02/as-mountain-stand-off-with-india-continues-china-stages-bombers-and-cruise-missiles/#5500ed2f2b73

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