China builds military transport aircraft

Last Updated: Friday, January 4, 2013 - 15:48

Beijing: China is building a large transport aircraft for the military as part of its defence modernisation drive, a media report said on Friday.
The Y-20 long-range aircraft will improve the military`s transportation, Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun said. It will also be used in disaster relief operations.
"Research and development is proceeding as planned," the People`s Daily quoted Yang as saying.


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First Published: Friday, January 4, 2013 - 15:48

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