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PLA turns transporters into flying ambulances and hospitals

Tactical transport planes that have in recent years been put into service for the People’s Liberation Army are being customized as aircraft dedicated to specialized missions including in-air refueling, airborne early warning systems and medical evacuations. The PLA has re-purposed the Y-9, a medium-sized transporter, to form a squadron of “air ambulances and flying hospitals” for […]

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