The bomber is 28 to 30 metres long, much smaller than the US B-1B’s 44 meters length.
According to foreign military fans’ speculation, the H-18 has a range of 8,000 to 9,000 km and a maximum combat radius of 3,500 to 3,700 km, a speed of Mach 2 and a load of weapons of 12 to 15 tons.
It may also carry 4 Yingji-12 supersonic anti-ship missiles or 4 Jingji-100 super long-range anti-ship missiles to destroy an aircraft carrier.
It has adopted lots of stealth technology to become the world’s first stealth fighter-bomber and stealth supersonic bomber.Source: huanqiu.com “Hot topic abroad: China’s H-18 stealth bomber probably able to attack Guam” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)
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