The specially equipped transport plane was used to airlift a wounded solider to hospital. Photo: XinhuaThe specially equipped transport plane was used to airlift a wounded solider to hospital. Photo: Xinhua
The specially equipped transport plane was used to airlift a wounded solider to hospital. Photo: Xinhua

China seeks to overhaul high-altitude medical support for troops amid border stand-off with India

  • The air force’s specially equipped Y-9 ‘flying hospital’ was deployed for the first time to transfer an injured soldier from a base in Tibet
  • Military sources said the PLA was seeking to improve its medical support in remote mountain regions

Topic |   China military reform
The specially equipped transport plane was used to airlift a wounded solider to hospital. Photo: XinhuaThe specially equipped transport plane was used to airlift a wounded solider to hospital. Photo: Xinhua
The specially equipped transport plane was used to airlift a wounded solider to hospital. Photo: Xinhua
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