How many have been produced? Seems its like the PLAN equivalent of the P-3C. Does the Y-8 have any surface attack capability like the P-3C? The P-3C can carry MAverick, Haproon, and SLAM-ER missiles in addition to the torpedoes, bouys, etc.
Something over 700 P3s were produced and used by many different countries. Is there an export market for the Y-8 ASW?
The replacement for the P-3C is now being considered, which will be the P-8A Poseidon.