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China exports attack craft to Sudan
upiasia ^ | 9/17/08 | By Andrei Chang

Posted on 09/17/2008 8:42:45 PM PDT by Flavius

Hong Kong, China — China’s official media have released photos of K-8 fighter trainers demonstrating impressive attack power against land-based targets. The aircraft are the same model that China has exported to Sudan, ostensibly for training purposes.

However, the K-8 trainers are very much like standard attack aircraft, and their tactical application in the Sudanese Air Force is not only for training but also for land attack operations. The K-8 has flight endurance of three hours, a maximum flight range of 2,100 kilometers, and its combat radius covers the whole of Sudan’s territory

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: africa; armstrade; china; geopolitics; redjihad; sudan
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To: Citizen Blade

i thought we covered that point at the beginning,

when i said if you’re on a camel, you’re dead.


21 posted on 09/18/2008 10:57:10 AM PDT by ken21 (people die and you never hear from them again.)
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To: Citizen Blade

#5 above.


22 posted on 09/18/2008 10:58:02 AM PDT by ken21 (people die and you never hear from them again.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
does the skin of this aircraft look a little mottled

sometimes the beer cans aren't perfectly smooth to start with.......

23 posted on 09/18/2008 11:02:15 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: CougarGA7

//Sure, but the K-9 is a real dog.//

Thats why a ‘wolf’ runs alone, all the K-9’s become -10’s :-)


24 posted on 09/18/2008 9:08:59 PM PDT by valkyry1 (McCain/Palin 2008)
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