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The first credible indications that China is looking at developing a true strategic bomber capability are starting to emerge. Currently, the People's Republic of China operates a small fleet of upgraded Xian H-6 bombers (cruise missile carriers) which are based on the antiquated Soviet-built Tupolev Tu-16 Badger.
According to the Chinese Military Aviation blog, which tends to be fairly accurate in tracking China's aviation developments, the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) will likely select a stealthy flying wing configuration for its new strategic bomber program called the H-X.
Among the configurations studied by China's 603rd Institute/Xian Aircraft Company was a supersonic delta wing design and a four-engined flying wing design, but the flying wing looks like it has won out. That means China is the third country after Russia--whose developmental Tupolev PAK-DA was recently revealed to be a flying wing--to adopt the configuration, which was first adopted operationally on the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit.