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China removed the ‘suicide’ ejection seat on the H-6K bomber

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China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber 0
China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber 0

China’s Xian H-6K strategic bomber has likely just been redesigned with a new escape system, Sina reported on December 2.

China’s Xian H-6K strategic bomber has likely just been redesigned with a new escape system, Sina reported on December 2.

China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber

The ejection seats in the aircraft are all installed upward, confirming military experts’ observations about new improvements in the escape system on the H-6K.

The ejection seats in the aircraft are all installed upward, confirming military experts’ observations about new improvements in the escape system on the H-6K.

China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber

In the old H-6 version, only the main pilot escaped through the roof of the plane, the rest of the crew would launch their parachute seats through the floor, towards the ground.

In the old H-6 version, only the main pilot escaped through the roof of the plane, the rest of the crew would launch their parachute seats through the floor, towards the ground.

China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber

The new innovation of the H-6K allows all crew members to leave the aircraft more safely.

The new innovation of the H-6K allows all crew members to leave the aircraft more safely.

China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber

The H-6K is a strategic bomber, developed on the basis of the H-6 medium-range bomber.

The H-6K is a strategic bomber, developed on the basis of the H-6 medium-range bomber.

China removed the 'suicide' ejection seat on the H-6K bomber

The H-6K can carry 6 CJ-10A cruise missiles with a maximum range of 2,200 km or YL-12 anti-ship missiles with a range of 400 km, according to Military Today.

The H-6K can carry 6 CJ-10A cruise missiles with a maximum range of 2,200 km or YL-12 anti-ship missiles with a range of 400 km, according to Military Today.

In addition, China has developed a modern version of the KD-63 missile, using radar detectors and satellite navigation to mount on this strategic bomber.

In addition, China has developed a modern version of the KD-63 missile, using radar detectors and satellite navigation to mount on this strategic bomber.

The H-6K is also equipped with many modern warning and defense systems to counter threats from enemy air defense systems and fighters.

The H-6K is also equipped with many modern warning and defense systems to counter threats from enemy air defense systems and fighters.

The exact parameters of the H-6K are still a mystery, the announced operating range is 3,500 km, the crew has 4 people including two pilots, weapons control officer and electronic warfare specialist.

The exact parameters of the H-6K are still a mystery, the announced operating range is 3,500 km, the crew has 4 people including two pilots, weapons control officer and electronic warfare specialist.

China removed ‘suicide’ ejection seats on H-6K aircraft

H-6K squadron deployed for combat.

Tu Quynh (Photo: Sina)

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