JY-26 phased array radar to feature at Zhuhai Airshow


One of the highlights at the upcoming Zhuhai Airshow will be a new phased array radar designed to detect and track stealth aircraft such as America’s F-22 fighter jet, reports Huanqiu, the Chinese-language website of China’s nationalistic Global Times tabloid.

The JY-26 phased array radar, co-developed by the Nanjing Research Institute of Electronics Technology, also known as the 14th Institute, will be on display at the 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai commencing Tuesday. Other top attractions at China’s largest airshow will include the J-31 fifth-generation jet and the Y-20 large military transport aircraft.

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