OSIMINT Monitor: PLA unveils China’s first psychological warfare plane
The PLA Air Force has modified its Y-8 transport aircraft into the GX-7, which is being touted as the country’s first aerial platform for waging psychological warfare, reports the Hubei Daily based in Wuhan.
Based on the blueprint of the Soviet-built An-12 transport, there are about 20 variants…
Makes sense: it’s just another tool in the push out to the oceans that China has been working on for a while now. After all, such capability is not really needed in mainland where other, more reliable, means of EW and IW already exist.