Coming Soon to the South China Sea?: China’s AG600—the World’s Largest Amphibious Aircraft
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

Security, Asia

Under peaceful circumstances, a giant seaplane would be more a matter of curiosity or commercial interest. But there’s nothing peaceful about the geopolitical situation in the South China Sea, where multiple nations—notably China—claim sovereignty over scattered islands and resource-rich waters

China’s AG600—believed to be the world’s largest amphibious aircraft—may soon be operational.

The transport plane—the size of a Boeing 737 airliner—has successfully conducted...


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