WORLD AIR WAR HISTORY


 
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People's Liberation Army (PLA): Ground Forces, Navy (includes marines and naval aviation), Air Force (Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun, PLAAF; includes Airborne Forces), and Second Artillery Corps (strategic missile force); People's Armed Police (PAP); PLA Reserve Force. Active 2,285,000 personnel. (Army 1,600,000 Navy 255,000. Air 300,000-330,000 Strategic Missile Forces 100,000) Paramilitary 660,000 Terms of service selective conscription; all services 2 years. Reserve 510,000 personnel.

 

PEOPLE'S LIBERATION ARMY AIR FORCE • Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun (ZRJK) 中国人民解放军空军

Air Force 300,000 - 330,000 personnel.

 

Flying hours Ftr, ground a ack and bbr pilots average 100-150 hrs/yr. Tpt pilots average 200+ peryear. Each regt has two quotas to meet during the year – a total number of hours,and the percentage of flight time dedicated to tactics trg.

 

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

 

AIRCRAFT 1,890+ combat capable, Total 2300+ Aircrafts

 

Stealth Fighter

+ Chengdu J-20 (Fifth-generation jet fighter being developed by Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute)

+ Shenyang J-31 (Fifth-generation jet fighter. Similar role and configuration to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II)

 

Multirole Fighter 4 regt with 100 Multirole ac:

3 regt with 53 Sukhoi Su-30MKK Flanker; 23 Sukhoi Su-30MK2 Flanker; 

1 regt with 24 Shenyang J-16 (Su-30MKK  Flanker); 

 

Air Defence (Interceptor) 57 regt with 1,374+ Ftr (248 J-11; 250 J-10; 324 J-8; 552 J-7):

3 regt with 76 Su-27SK Flanker / Su-27 Flanker*

7 regt with 130 Shenyang J-11 (Su-27SK Flanker); 42 Shenyang J-11B/BS (Su-27UBK Flanker)*

11 regt with 250 (+50) J-10S/A/B Vanguard;

1 regt with 24 Shenyang J-8 Finback;

2 regt with 48 Shenyang J-8A Finback;

1 regt with 24 Shenyang J-8A Finback; 12 Shenyang J-8E Finback;

4 regt with 96 Shenyang J-8B Finback;

1 regt with 12 Shenyang J-8B Finback;12 Shenyang J-8D Finback;

1 regt with 24 Shenyang J-8D Finback;

2 regt with 48 Shenyang J-8H Finback;

1 regt with 24 Shenyang J-8F Finback;

2 regt with 48 Chengdu J-7 Fishbed;

8 regt with 192 Chengdu J-7B Fishbed;

2 regt with 48 Chengdu J-7H Fishbed;

2 regt with 48 Chengdu J-7C Fishbed;

1 regt with 24 Chengdu J-7D Fishbed;

6 regt with 144 Chengdu J-7E Fishbed;

2 regt with 48 Chengdu J-7G Fishbed;

 

Fighter Ground Attack 9 regt with 210 FGA ac :

1 regt with 18+ Shenyang J-11B Flanker;

3 regt with 20 Xi’an JH-7Flying Leopard; 52 Xi’an JH-7A Flounder; 3 Chengdu FC-1 Fierce Dragon

5 regt with 120 Nanchang Q-5/Q-5D/Q-5E Fantan

 

 Strategic Bomber 4 regt with Xi’an H-6E/ H-6F/ H-6H (of which some with YJ-63 cruise missile);

1 (nuclear ready) regt with Xi’an H-6 (Tu-16) Badger up to 82 Bbr ac:

82 Xi’an H-6/H-6E/H-6F/ H-6H

+ Xian H-X (A large, long range strategic bomber incorporating stealth technology. Currently under development)

 

Reconnaissance 5 regt with 120 Recce ac:

1 regt with 24 Shenyang JZ-8F Finback*

1 regt with 24 Shenyang JZ-8 Finback*;

3 regt with 72 Shenyang JZ-6 (MiG-19R)*;

 

Airborne Early Warning & AWACS 8+AEW/ AWACS ac:

1 regt with 4 KJ-2000; 4 Shaanxi KJ-200

 

Electronic Intelligence 5 EW ac:

(?) 5 Learjet 35/36

 

Electronic Counter Measures 10 ECM ac:

1 regt with 8 Shaanxi Y-8D; 2 Shaanxi Y-8J Cub

 

Surveillance 3 Surv ac:

1 regt with 3 Shaanxi Y-8H1

 

Air-to-Air Refueling 1 regt with 18 Tkr ac:

1 regt with 8 Ilyushin IL-78M Midas; 10 Xi’an H-6U

 

Transport  4+ regt with 265+ Tpt ac:

2 regts with 25 Ilyushin Il-76MD Candid-B, 3 Il-76TD Candid-B; (20 on order) (to support 15th and 16th Airborne armies);

1 regt with 18 Xi’an Y-7H (Antonov An-26) Curl; some Shaanxi Y-8;

1 regt with 22 Xi’an Y-7 (Antonov An-24) Coke

some regt with 20 Harbin Y-11; 8 Harbin Y-12; 170 Nanchang Y-5 (Antonov An-2Colt) ; 2 Ilyushin Il-18 Coot;

 

VIP Transport 3 regt with 60+ VIP Tpt ac:

1 regt with 1 Boeing B-737-700; 8 Boeing B-737-300; 6 Boeing B-737-200;

1 regt with 17 Tupolev Tu-154M Careless;

1 regt with 2 Ilyushin Il-76MD Candid B, 8 Shaanxi Y-8, Antonov An-30

1 regt with 5 Bombardier RJ200LR; 5 Bombardier RJ700; 5 CL-601 Challenger;

 

Training 735+ Trg ac:

Bomber Trainer 1 regt with 12 Bbr Trg ac:

1 regt with 12 Xi’an H-6H;

Supersonic Trainer some regt with 312+ Supersonic Trg ac:

+Su- 27UBK Flanker*;

60 (+100) JL-8 (K-8);

2 Hongdu L-15;

50 Chengdu JChengdu J-7;

100 Shenyang JJ-6;

100 Shenyang JJ-5;

Basic Trainer 400 Bsc Trg ac:

400 Nanchang CJ-6/-6A/-6B Max;

 

Transport Trainer

Harbin H-5; Harbin HJ-5; Xi’an Y-7 Coke ;

 

 

HELICOPTER 150 armed capable. Total 380 Helicopters.

 

Anti-Armour Attack 4 regts with 86 Atk hel:

8 CAIC CAIC WZ-10

30 Harbin Z-9

40 Changhe Z-11W;

8 Aérospatiale SA-342 Gazelle

 

Utlity 2 regts 44 Utl hel:

20 Changhe Z-11;

20 Harbin Z-9 (AS-365N Dauphin 2);

4 Bell 214

 

Anti-Submarine Warfare & Search and Rescue 1 regt with 20 ASW/SAR hel:

20 Changhe Z-8 (Aérospatiale SA-321 Super Frelon)

 

VIP Transport 1 regt with 6 VIP Tpt hel:

6 Aérospatiale AS-332 Super Puma (VIP);

 

Support 9 regts with 198+ Spt hel:

1 regt with 24 Sikorsky S-70C Blackhawk;

1 regt with 6 Eurocopter AS 532 Cougar;

1 regt with 20 Mil Mi-171, 15 Changhe Z-8 (Aérospatiale SA-321 Super Frelon)

5 regts with 50 Mil Mi-8 Hip; 80 Harbin Z-9 (AS-365N Dauphin 2) ;

 

Rotary Flying Training 1 regt 26 Trg hel:

26 Eurocopter HC-120

 

 

Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle

Stealth Strike UCAV

Zhanying Combat Eagle  (similar to the Boeing X-45);

Stealth UCAV

Shenyang Dark Sword (A stealthy, long-range, high speed UCAV being developed by Shenyang.);

UCAV: IAI Harpy

 

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UAV: BQM-34 Firebee;

UAV • Recce, Target Drone: Shenyang BA-5(Chang Kong  CK1); WZ-5 (Chang Hong-1 CH-1)

 

 

MISSILES Tactical Msl 5,500+:

  ASM AS-14 Kedge; AS-17 Krypton; AS-18 Kazoo; YJ-63; YJ- 88; YJ-91 (X-31 II)

  ARM 50 Harpy

  ASM 300: 150 Kh-59ME/AS-18 Kazoo (For Su-30); 100 Kh-29/AS-14 Kedge (For Su-27SK and Su-30MKK)      

  Anti-ship missile: 750 Kh-59MK2/AS-18MK (For Su-30)

  Anti-ship missile/ARM: 835 AS-17/Kh-31A1 and Kh-31P or Kh-31AMK and Kh-31PMK version (for Su-30, J-8M and/or JH-7; including production of Kh-31P in China as KR-1, YJ-9 or YJ-91)

  Anti-tank missile: 250 HOT-2 (8 SA-342L helicopters)

  AAM AA-12 Adder; P-27 (AA-10) Alamo; P37 (AA-11) Archer; PL-12; PL-2B; PL-5B/C; PL-8; PL-8A

  BVRAAM: 750 RVV-AE/AA-12 Adder (For Su-27SK and Su-30MKK); 2000 R-27/AA-10 Alamo (For Su-27SK and Su-30MKK; incl R-27ER (AA-10C) and R-27ET (AA-10D) version); 375 R-27R-1;R-27ER /AA-10 Alamo (For Su-27SK); 90 Aspide (For J-8-II; possibly incl assembly in China as PL-11)

  SRAAM: 3325 R-73/AA-11 Archer (For Su-27 and Su-30); 3000 Python-3 (Chinese designation PL-8; possibly also for use as SAM; no. could be much lower or higher);

50 R-13S/AA-2 Atoll (China as PL-2 For J-7); 250 K-5/AA-1 Alkali (China as PL-1For J-6)

 

 Guided shell 1100 Krasnopol-M (Probably incl production in China as Red Soil; incl for use in China for development of GP-1)

 

 

AIR FORCE AIIR DEFENCE UNITS

 

Air Defence Systems

ADA 1 bde located in Centre; 1 bde located in East; 1 bde located in North-East

AD 3 SAM div; 2 mixed AD div; 9 SAM bde; 2 mixed AD bde; 2 ADA bde; 9 indep SAM regt; 1 indep ADA regt; 4 indep SAM bn

 

SAM 600+

SP 300+:

24 HD-6D;

60+ HQ-7 (485 R-440N Crotale (Chinese designation HQ-7 (US designation CSA-4 and CSA-N-4));

32 HQ-9;

24 HQ-12 (KS-1A);

32 S-300PMU (SA-10B);

118 S-300PMU1 (5V55U/SA-10C Grumble);

150 S-300PMU2 (48N6/SA-10D Grumble) 1047 48N6E2/SA-10E (For S-300PMU-2 (SA-20B) SAM system)

 

TOWED 300+

HQ-2 (SA-2 Guideline Towed/HQ-2A/HQ-2B(A)

 

GUNS 16,000 100mm/85mm

 

 

FACILITIES

  The PLA Air Force Main Headquarters: Beijing HQ
 

  PLAAF Airfields and Airbases Organisation (Current Order of Battle):

 

The PLA Air Force (PLAAF) is organised into four service branches: aviation, SAM, AAA and airborne. It also has comms, radar, ECM, chemical defence, tech recce and other specialised units. The PLAAF organises and commands air and AD operations throughout China, as well as airborne operations. The PLAAF organises its command through seven military region air forces (MRAF) – Shenyang, Beijing, Lanzhou, Jinan, Nanjing, Guangzhou and Chengdu – and 13 div-level command posts. Within a MRAF are aviation divisions, ground-to-air missile divisions (brigades and regiments), anti-aircraft artillery brigades (regiments), radar brigades (regiments) and other support troops. 29 air div (incl up to 4 regt, each with 10–15 ac, 1 maint unit, some tpt and trg ac) are distributed between the military regions as follows:

 

Headquarters Air Force

1 air division (34th, VIP Tpt) with Il-76MD, Tu-154M, B-747, CRJ200, Y8, Y7, An-30; 100th; 101st; 102nd Regt; Air Force Flight Test Regiment

 

Northeast – Shenyang MRAF

1 air div (1st ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-11/J-11B; 1 FGA regt with J-10; 1 ftr regt with J-8A); 1 air div (11th atk) with (2 FGA regt with Q-5D); 1 air div (21st ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-8H; 1 ftr regt with J-7; 1 ftr regt with J-8B); 1 air div (30th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-8A/E; 1 ftr regt with J-8F; 1 ftr regt with J-7E); 1 indep recce regt with JZ-8; 3 trg schools with An-30/CJ-6/H-5/HJ-5/JJ-5/K8/Y-7; 1 (mixed) AD bde; 1 SAM bde

 

North – Beijing MRAF

1 air div (7th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-11; 1 ftr regt with J-7B); 1 air div (15th ftr/atk) with (1 ftr regt with J-7C; 1 FGA regt with Q-5; 1 ftr regt J-7D); 1 air div (24th ftr) with (1 FGA regt with J-10; 1 ftr regt with J-8; 1 ftr regt with J-8A); 1 Flight Test Centre with Su-30, Su-27/J-11, J-8C, J-10, J-7E, JJ-7 (on rotation); 1 trg base with J-7B, JJ7; 2 trg schools with CJ-6/JJ-5/K-8; 3 SAM div; 1 (mixed) AD div

 

West – Lanzhou MRAF

1 air div (6th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-11; 1 ftr regt with J-7E; 1 ftr regt with J-7); 1 air div (36th bbr) with (1 surv regt with Y8H-1; 1 bbr regt with Xi’an H-6E; 1 bbr regt with Xi’an H-6A); 1 air div (37th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-8H; 1 ftr regt with J-7E; 1 ftr regt with J-7G); 2 trg schools with CJ-6, JJ-5; PLAAF Msl Testing Regt with JJ-6, J-7B; 1 (mixed) AD div; 1 SAM bde; 4 indep SAM regt

 

Centre – Jinan MRAF

1 air div (5th atk) with (1 FGA regt with Q-5E; 1 FGA regt with JH-7A); 1 air div (12th ftr) with (2 ftr regt with J-8B; 1 ftr regt with J-7G); 1 air div (19th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with Su-27SK; 1 ftr regt with J-11; 1 ftr regt with J-7E); 1 indep recce regt with JZ-6; 4 SAM bn

 

East – Nanjing MRAF

1 air div (3rd ftr) with (1 FGA regt with J-10; 1 ftr regt with J-7E; 1 FGA regt with Su-30MKK); 1 air div (10th bbr) with (2 bbr regt with Xi’an H-6E; 1 ECM regt with Y-8D); 1 air div (14th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-11A; 1 ftr regt with J-7H); 1 air div (26th Special Mission) with (1 AEW/ AWCAS regt with KJ-2000/KJ-200; 1 CSAR regt with M171/Z-8; 1 recce regt with JZ-8F); 1 air div (28th atk) with (1 FGA regt with JH-7A; 2 FGA regt with Q-5D); 1 air div (29th ftr) with (1 FGA regt with Su-30MKK; 1 ftr regt with J-7C; 1 ftr regt with J-8B/D); 1 indep recce regt with JZ-6; 1 trg school with K-8, JJ-5, CJ-6; 3 SAM bde; 1 ADA bde;

2 indep SAM regts

 

South – Guangzhou MRAF

1 air div (2nd ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-7B; 1 FGA regt with J-10; 1 ftr regt with Su-27SK); 1 air div (8th bbr/tkr) with (1 bbr regt with Xi’an H-6E; 1 tkr regt with Xi’an H-6U); 1 air div (9th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-8B; 1 ftr regt with J-8D; 1 ftr regt with J-7B); 1 air div (13th airlift) with (2 tpt regt with IL-76MD; 1 tpt regt with Y-7/Y-8); 1 air div (18th ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-7B; 1 FGA regt with Su-30MKK); 1 air div (42nd ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-7B; 1 ftr regt with J-7H); 1 indep recce regt with JZ-6; 4 SAM Bde, 1 ADA bde, 1 indep ADA regt

 

Southwest – Chengdu MRAF

1 air div (4th airlift) with Y-7/Mi-17; 1 air div (33rd ftr) with (1 ftr regt with J-7E; 1 ftr regt with J-7B; 1 ftr regt with J-11); 1 air div (44th ftr) with (2 ftr regt with J-7B; 1 FGA regt with J-10); 1 trg school with H-5, HJ-5, CJ-6; 1 (mixed) AD bde; 3 indep SAM regt

 

China Air Force 中国空军 Air Base: Anqing, Anshan, Anshun/Huangguoshu, Beijing/Nan Yuan, Beijing/Shahezhen, Beijing/Xijiao, Bengbu, Bikeqi, Bose/Tianyang, Cangzhou/Cangxian, Changchun/Dafangshen, Changchun/Datun,Changji, Changsha/City, Changxing, Changzhi/Wangcun, Chengdu/Huangtianba, Chengdu/Pengshan, Chengdu/Qionglai, Chengdu/Taipingsi,Chifeng, Chongqing/Baishiyi, Dalian/Sanshilipu, Dalian/Zhoushuizi, Dandong/Langtou, Dangbizhen, Dangyang, Daqing, Datong/Huairen,Dazu, Dingxin, Foshan, Fuxin, Fuzhou, Gaomi, Gongzhuling, Guangzhou/East, Guilin/Li Chia Tsun, Guiyang/Leizhuang, Hami, Hangzhou/Jianqiao,Hanzhong/Chenggu,Harbin/Lalin, Harbin/Ping Fang Tien, Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu,Harbin/Shuangcheng, Harbin/Wanggang, Hong Kong/Shek Kong, Huiyang, Huxian, Ji-an/Taihe, Jiaxing, Jilin/Ertaizi, Jingdezhen, Jining, Jinzhou/Liushuibao, Jinzhou/Xiaolingzi, Jiugucheng, Jiujiang/Lushan, Jiuquan, Kaifeng, Kaiyuan/Tieling, Kashi/Southeast, Korla, Lanzhou/Xiaguanying, Leiyang, Lhasa/Gonggar, Liangcheng, Lianyungang, Liaoyang, Lintao, Liuhe, Liuzhou/Bailian, Longtian, Luliang, Luocheng/Huian, Lushan, Luzhou/Lantian, Malan/Uxxaktal, Mengzi, Mudanjiang/Hailang, Nanchang/Jiang Xi, Nanchang/Xiangtang, Nanjing, Nanjing/Dajiaochang, Nanning/Wuxu, Pulandian, Qihe, Qinhuangdao/Shanhaiguan, Qiqihar, Qizhou, Quzhou, Rugao, Shanghai/Chongming Island, Shanghai/Dachang, Shangqiu, Shantou/Waisha, Shaodong, Shaoguan, Shenyang/Beiling, Shenyang/Dongta, Shenyang/Yu Hung Tun, Shijiazhuang, Siping, Suixi, Suzhou, Tangguantun, Tangshan, Tianshui, Tongxian, Ürümqi/South, Wafangdian, Weifang, Wendeng, Wudangshan, Wugong, Wuhan/Paozhuwan, Wuhan/Shanpo, Wuhu, Wuwei, Wuxi/Shuofang, Wuyishan, Xi'an/Lintong, Xi'an/Yanliang, Xiaogan, Xiapu, Xingtai/Shahe, Xintai, Xushui/Dingxing, Xuzhou/Daguozhuang, Yancheng, Yangcun, Yangtang Li, Yanji, Yanqing/Yongning, Yinchuan/West, Yingshan/North, Yongji, Zhangjiakou, Zhangshu, Zhangye/South-East, Zhangzhou, Zhengzhou, Zhucheng, Zibo, Zunhua, Zunyi

 

 

Shenyang Military Region

 

Anshan (ZYAS) 鞍山-1st Fighter Division 1歼击机师

1st Air Regiment: Su-27UBK, J-11B

3rd Air Regiment: J-8F, J-8B, JJ-7A

 

Chifeng (ZBCF) 赤峰- 1st Fighter Division 1歼击机师

2nd Air Regiment: J-10S, J-10A, J-7E

 

Dalian/Sanshilipu -11th Ground Attack Division 11强击机师

32nd Air Regiment: Q-5

 

Dandong/Langtou (ZYDD) 丹东 - Dalian Base 空军大连基地
88th Air Brigade 88: J-7E

 

Gongzhuling / Huaide - 11th Ground Attack Division 11强击机师

33rd Air Regiment: Q-5J, Q-5

 

Harbin/Lalin - Harbin Flying Academy 哈尔滨飞行学院

2nd Training Brigade 第二训练旅: HYJ-7, HJ-5, Y-7

 

Harbin/Shuang Yu Shu - Harbin Flying Academy 哈尔滨飞行学院

1st Training Brigade 第一训练旅: Y-7, Y-5

 

Harbin/Wanggang Wang Kang - Harbin Flying Academy 哈尔滨飞行学院

1st Air Regiment: CJ-6

 

Jinzhou/Xiaolingzi (ZYJZ) - Harbin Flying Academy 哈尔滨飞行学院

4th Training Brigade 第四训练旅: JL-8

Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team: JL-8

 

Kaiyuan/Tieling - Harbin Flying Academy 哈尔滨飞行学院

3rd Training Brigade 第三训练旅: JL-8

 

Liaoyang (ZYLY) - Harbin Flying Academy 哈尔滨飞行学院

5th Training Brigade 第五训练旅: JL-8

 

Liuhe - Dalian Base 空军大连基地

91st Air Brigade 91: J-7II

 

Mudanjiang/Hailang (ZYMD) 牡丹江 - 21st Fighter Division 21歼击机师

63rd Air Regiment: JJ-7A, J-7H

 

Pulandian - Dalian Base 空军大连基地

89th Air Brigade 89: J-11B, J-7E

 

Qiqihar (ZYQQ) 齐齐哈尔- 21st Fighter Division 21歼击机师

62nd Air Regiment: J-8F, J-8DH, JJ-7A

 

Shenyang/Dongta (ZYYY) - 16th Air Division

48th Air Regiment: Y-7

 

Shenyang/Yu Hung Tun - 16th Air Division

46th Air Regiment: J-8R, J-8FR, JJ-7A

47th Air Regiment: Y-8G (Y-8GX4), Y-8CB (Y-8GX1), Y-8C

 

Siping 四平 - 11th Ground Attack Division 11强击机师

31st Air Regiment: JH-7A, Q-5D

 

Tongxian - 16th Air Division

48th AIr Regiment: Y-7, Y-5, Z-9WZ

 

Wafangdian

Dalian Base 空军大连基地

90th Air Brigade 90: Q-5D, JJ-6

 

Yanji (ZYYJ) 延吉-朝阳川 Chaoyangchuan

21st Fighter Division 21歼击机师

61st Air Regiment: J-7E, JJ-7A

 

Beijing Military Region

 

Beijing/Nan Yuan (ZBNY) 34th Transport Division 34运输机师

102nd Air Regiment: Tu-154M, Tu-154M/D, B-737-3Q8, B-737-800, Lj-36A, Lj-35A

 

Beijing/Shahezhen 34th Transport Division 34运输机师

100th Air Transport Regiment: EC-225, AS-332L-1

203rd Air Transport Regiment: Y-7, Y-5

UAV Regiment (BZK-005)

 

Beijing/Xijiao 34th Transport Division 34运输机师

100th Air Transport Regiment: B-737-800, B-737-700, B-737-300, CRJ-700, CRJ-200

 

Bikeqi 15th Fighter/Ground Attack Division 15歼击机/强击机

44th Air Regiment: J-7G, JJ-7A, J-7II

 

Datong/Huairen (ZBDT) 大同 15th Fighter/Ground Attack Division 15歼击机/强击机

43rd Air Regement: J-10S, J-10A, J-7D,

 

Qizhou 15th Fighter/Ground Attack Division 15歼击机/强击机

45th Air Regiment: Q-5J, Q-5

 

Shijiazhuang 石家庄 Shijiazhuang Flying Academy 石家庄飞行学院

1st Training Brigade 第一训练旅: JL-8

Shijiazhuang (North) Aircraft Manufacturing Company: Y-5) is located north of the airfield.

Shijiazhuang (North) maintenance and storage (Factory 5721): J-8, J-7, JJ-5

 

Tangguantun Shijiazhuang Flying Academy 石家庄飞行学院

4th Training Brigade 第四训练旅: JL-8

 

Tangshan 唐山 7th Fighter Division 7歼击机师

20th Air Regiment: JJ-7A, J-7II

 

 

Xingtai/Shahe (ZBXT) 34th Transport Division 34运输机师

101st Air Transport Regiment: Y-7G, Y-7B

UAV Regiment

 

Xushui/Dingxing Shijiazhuang Flying Academy 石家庄飞行学院

3rd Training Brigade 第三训练旅: JL-8

 

Yangcun 杨村 24th Fighter Division 24歼击机师

72th Air Regiment Factory 5721: J-10S, J-10A

1st August Aerial Demo Team (Ba Yi / 八一): J-10SY, J-10AY

 

Yanqing/Yongning 延庆7th Fighter Division 7歼击机师

21st Air Regiment:JJ-7A, J-7II

 

Yongji Shijiazhuang Flying Academy 石家庄飞行学院

2nd Training Brigade 第二训练旅: JL-8

 

Zhangjiakou 张家口7th Fighter Division 7歼击机师

19th Air Regiment: J-11, Su-27SK, Su-27UBK

 

Zunhua 遵化 (Dongxinzhuang) 24th Fighter Division 24歼击机师

70th Air Regiment: JJ-7A, J-7G

 

Lanzhou Military Region

 

Changji /Ürümqi Base

109th Air Brigade 109: J-8H, J-8F, JJ-7A, J-6

 

Chengdu/Pengshan Xi'an Flying Academy 西安飞行学院

5th Training Brigade 第五训练旅:  Y-7/An-24, HYJ-7, HJ-5,

 

Hami (ZWHM) Xi'an Flying Academy 西安飞行学院

4th Training Brigade 第四训练旅: JL-8

 

Hanzhong/Chenggu

Independent (Aerial Survey) Regiment: An-30, Y-8H1

Y12-IV

 

Huxian Xi'an Flying Academy 西安飞行学院

1st Training Brigade 第一训练旅: Y-7, Z9

 

Jiuquan/Qingshui 6th Fighter Division 6歼击机师

17th Air Regiment: J-7II, JJ-7A

 

Lanzhou/Xiaguanying Air Division

Air Regiment: Y-7, Y-5

 

Lintao 临洮- 6th Fighter Division 6歼击机师

18th Air Regiment: J-7H, JJ-7A

 

Malan/Uxxaktal (ZWML) Ürümqi Base

Air Brigade 空旅:  JJ-7A, J-7II

 

Wugong 武功- 36th Bomber Division 36轰炸机师

108th Air Regiment: Xi’an H-6M, Xi’an H-6E/F

 

Wuwei (ZLWW) 武威縣- Xi'an Flying Academy 西安飞行学院

3rd Training Brigade 第三训练旅: JL-8

 

Xi'an/Lintong (ZLLT) 临潼- 36th Bomber Division 36轰炸机师

107th Air Regiment: Xi’an H-6H

 

Yinchuan/West 银川- 6th Fighter Division 6歼击机师

16th Air Regiment: Su-27UBK, J-11, J-7

 

Zhangye/South-East - Xi'an Flying Academy 西安飞行学院

2nd Training Brigade 第二训练旅: JL-8

 

Ürümqi/South- Ürümqi Base

110th Air Brigade 110:  JH-7A, J-7G, J-7B

 

Jinan Military Region

 

Gaomi - 12th Fighter Division 12歼击机师

35th Air Regiment: J-8B, JJ-7A

 

Jining (ZSJG) - 19th Fighter Division 19歼击机师

55th Air Regiment: Su-27UBK, Su-27SK, J-11

 

Lianyungang (ZSLG) / Baitabu - 32nd Fighter Division 32歼击机师

95th Air Regiment: J-11B

 

Qihe12th Fighter Division 12歼击机师

36th Air Regiment: J-10

 

Shangqiu商邱 (Zhuji Guanyintang)

19th Fighter Division 19歼击机师

57th Air Regiment: JJ-7, J-7

 

Weifang (ZSWF) 潍坊 (Weixian)

5th Ground Attack Division 15强击机师

13th Air Regiment: Q-5L, Q-5J

15th Air Regiment: JH-7A, Q-5s

 

Wendeng文登12th Fighter Division 12歼击机师

34th Air Regiment: J-7G, JJ-7A

 

 

Xintai 新泰32nd Fighter Division 32歼击机师

96th Regiment: Y-7, Y-5, Z-9B

 

Xuzhou/Daguozhuang

32nd Fighter Division 32歼击机师

94th Air Regiment: JJ-7A, J-7II

 

Zhengzhou 郑州19th Fighter Division 19歼击机师

56th Air Regiment: J-7II

 

Zhucheng 5th Ground Attack Division 15强击机师

14th Attack Regiment: Q-5L

 

Nanjing Military Region

 

Anqing (ZSAQ) 安庆 (Anqing/North)

10th Bomber Division 10轰炸机师

28th Air Regiment: Xi’an H-6H

 

Changxing 长兴3rd Fighter Division 3歼击机师

8th Air Regiment: J-10S, J-10A, J-7II.

 

Fuzhou (ZSFZ) 福州机场Unmanned Attack Brigade

5th Dadui: J-6 drone    

 

Hangzhou/Jianqiao - 28th Ground Attack Division 28强击机师

82nd Air Regiment: Q-5J, Q-5D/E

83rd Air Regiment: JH-7A, Q-5J

 

Ji-an/Taihe (ZSJA) - Liancheng

Unmanned Attack Brigade

4th Dadui: J-6 drone    

 

Jiaxing 嘉兴 - 28th Ground Attack Division 28强击机师

84th Air Regiment: JH-7A

 

Jiujiang/Lushan (ZSJJ) 庐山 (Mahuiling) Shanghai Base 空军上海基地

86th Air Brigade: J-7G

 

Liangcheng (ZBSZ) Longyan Guanzhi (龙岩冠豸山)

Unmanned Attack Brigade

1st Dadui: J-6 drone    

 

Longtian (ZSLT)龙田

 

Luocheng/Huian

Army (10th Reg): Former J-6

 

Nanchang/Xiangtang 向塘- 14th Fighter Division 14歼击机师

40th Air Regiment: J-11, Su-27UBK

 

Nanjing - 26th Air Division

77th Air Regiment: Y-5, Z-8K, Mi-171Salon

26th Division SAR and CSAR operations: Z-8K helicopters that based at Nanjing.

 

Nanjing/Dajiaochang (Daxiao)

10th Bomber Division 10轰炸机师

29th Air Regiment: Xi’an H-6K, Xi’an H-6H, Xi’an H-6A

26th Air Division

77th Air Regiment: Y-7-100, Y-7G

 

Quzhou (ZSJU) 衢州

Shanghai Base 空军上海基地

85th Air Brigade 85: Su-30MKK, J-7IIs

 

Rugao (ZSRG) Shanghai Base 空军上海基地

86th Air Brigade: J-7E

 

Shanghai/Chongming Island 崇明岛- Shanghai Base 空军上海基地

78th Air Brigade 78: J-8DH, JJ-7A, J-8B

 

Suzhou (ZSSZ) 苏州- Shanghai Base 空军上海基地

93rd Air Brigade 93: J-8FR, JJ-7A

 

Wuhu (ZSWU) 芜湖- 3rd Fighter Division 3歼击机师

7th Air Regiment: J-7G, J-7H, JJ-7A

9th Air Regiment: Su-30MKK Su-27SK/UBK

 

Wuxi/Shuofang (ZSWX) - 26th Air Division

76th Airborne Command And Control Regiment: KJ2000, KJ200, Y-8T

 

Wuyishan (ZSWY) 武夷山- 14th Fighter Division 14歼击机师

41st Air Regiment: J-11B

Unmanned Attack Brigade - 3rd Dadui: J-6 drone         

 

Xiapu 霞浦

Fighter Regiment deployment.

 

Zhangshu 樟树- 14th Fighter Division 14歼击机师

42st Air Regiment: J-7E

 

China Air Force 中国空军Guangzhou Military Region

 

Bose/Tianyang (ZGBS) 百色 Baise Nanning Base 空军南宁基地

124th Air Brigade 124: J-7H, JJ-7A

 

Changsha/City

18th Fighter Division 18歼击机师

53rd Air Regiment: Su-30MKK

 

 

Dangyang - 13th Transport Division 13运输机师

39th Air Regiment: IL-76MD, Il-76TD

 

Foshan (ZGFS) 佛山市 - 2nd Fighter Division 2歼击机师

4th Air Regiment: J-8DH

 

Guangzhou/East 广州 - Air Division

Air Regiment: Y-7, Mi-17, Z-9

 

Guilin/Li Chia Tsun - 2nd Fighter Division 2歼击机师

5th Air Regiment: J-10S, J-10A

 

Hong Kong/Shek Kong - Hong Kong Garrison

Independent Helicopter Regiment: Z-9ZH, Z-8KH

 

Huiyang - 9th Fighter Division 9歼击机师

26th Air Regiment: J-10S, J-10A

 

Kaifeng - 13th Transport Division 13运输机师

37th Air Regiment: Y-8

 

Leiyang 耒阳 - 8th Bomber Division 8轰炸机师

23rd Air Regiment: HU-6

24th Air Regiment: H-6K

 

Liuzhou/Bailian (ZGZH) 柳州 - Nanning Base 空军南宁基地

126th Air Brigade 126: J-7II

 

Nanning/Wuxu (ZGNN) 南宁

Nanning Base 空军南宁基地

125th Air Brigade 125: J-7II, J-7H, JJ-7A

 

Shantou/Waisha (ZGOW) 汕头 (Northeast)

9th Fighter Division 9歼击机师

27th Air Regiment: J-7D

 

Shaodongv - 8th Bomber Division 8轰炸机师

22nd Air Regiment: H-6H

 

Shaoguan 韶关 - 9th Fighter Division 9歼击机师

25th Air Regiment: J-7E

 

Suixi 遂溪 - 2nd Fighter Division 2歼击机师

6th Air Regiment: Su-27, J-110

 

Wudangshan - 18th Fighter Division 18歼击机师

54th Air Regiment: J-7II, JJ-7

 

Wuhan/Paozhuwan 13th Transport Division 13运输机师

38th Air Regiment: An-26/Y-7

 

Wuhan/Shanpo 武汉市-山坡- 18th Fighter Division 18歼击机师

52nd Air Regiment: J-7II

 

Yangtang Li - Unmanned Attack Brigade

2nd Dadui: J-6 drone   

 

China Air Force 中国空军 Chengdu Military Region

Chengdu/Qionglai 邛崍 - 4th Transport Division 4运输机师

10th Air Regiment: Y-9, Y-8C

12th Air Regiment: Y-7, Y-7H, Mi-17V-5

11th Air Regiment: Y-7

 

Chongqing/Baishiyi重庆 - 33rd Fighter Division33歼击机师

98th Air Regiment: J-11, Su-27SK, Su-27UBK

 

Dazu (ZUDZ)大足 - 33rd Fighter Division33歼击机师

97th Air Regiment: J-7II

 

Guiyang/Leizhuang - Special Operations Troops 航空特战兵
Independent Psychological Warfare Squadron 心理战大队: Y-8XZ

20th Air Division

60th Air Regiment: J-8FR, JJ-7A

58th EW Regiment: Y-8G, Y-8CB, Y-7

 

Lhasa/Gonggar (ZULS) 拉萨

Regiment detachment: various air defense aircraft types

 

Luliang - 44th Fighter Division44歼击机师

131st Air Regiment: J-10S, J-10A

? Regiment: J-7, JJ-7, J-6

 

Luzhou/Lantian (ZULZ) 20th Air Division

59th Air Regiment: Y-7

 

Mengzi 蒙自- 44th Fighter Division

44歼击机师130th Air Regiment: J-7H, J-6

 

Zunyi (ZUZY) 33rd Fighter Division 33歼击机师

99th Air Regiment: J-7II, JJ-7A

 

China Air Force 中国空军Central Command

 

Bengbu (ZSBB) 蚌埠 - Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base航空大学飞行教官训练基地

4th Training Regiment 第四训练团: JL-8 replacing JJ-5

 

Cangzhou/Cangxian 沧州 Flight Test & Training Center (FTTC) 飞行试验训练中心

171st Air Brigade 171: J-8B, J-7E, JJ-7A, JL9,

172nd Air Brigade 172: Su-30MKK

 

Changchun/Dafangshen (ZYCC) Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base 航空大学飞行教官训练基地

1st Training Regiment: JL-8

Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base飞行基础训练基地

1st Air Regiment: CJ-6A

Sky Wing Air Demonstration Team: CJ-6A

 

Changchun/Datun Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base 飞行基础训练基地

1st Training Regiment: Y-5, CJ-6

 

Daqing (ZYDQ) Armed Police/ 武警

Helicopter Detachment/直升机支队

1st Squadron/1 飞行大队: Z-8WJS

 

Dingxin 14th Air Base

 

Chinese Flight Test Evaluation - CFTE

AWACS test facility: KJ2000    

Tactical Training Centre 空军合同战术训练中心

Flight Test Regiment: J-11, J-8F, JJ-7, J-7H, Y-8, Y-7, Y-5,

 

Fuxin Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base 飞行基础训练基地

3rd Training Regiment: CJ-6

 

Harbin/Shuangcheng 哈尔滨/双城场站

Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base 飞行基础训练基地

2nd Training Regiment: CJ-6

 

Jinzhou/Liushuibao 锦州流水堡场站

Aviation University Flight Basic Training Base飞行基础训练基地

4th Training Regiment: CJ-6

 

Jiugucheng Flight Test & Training Center (FTTC) 飞行试验训练中心

170th Air Brigade 170: J-10S, J-10A, JL9, J-7E

 

Kashi/Southeast – Kashgar Armed Police/ 武警

Helicopter Detachment/直升机支:  Z9, Z9WJ, Z-8, Z-8WJS

 

Xi'an/Yanliang (ZLYN)

Chinese Flight Test Evaluation - CFTE

Main test facility: various ac      

 

Yancheng (ZSYN) Flying Academy

Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base: 航空大学飞行教官训练基地

3rd Training Regiment 第三训练: JL-8

 

Zibo 淄博Flying Academy

Aviation University Flight Instructor Training Base 航空大学飞行教官训练基地

2nd Training Regiment 第二训练团: CJ-6

 

China Air Force中国空军15th Airborne Army

Kaifeng - 15th Airborne Army

43rd Airborne Division

Xiaogan - 15th Airborne Army

Helicopter Dadui 空降兵直升机大队: Z9WZ, Z-8KA

6th Transport Regiment: Y-7, Y-5

Yingshan/North Guangshui - Airborne Army

15th Airborne Army

6th Transport Regiment: Y-8, Y-7, Y-5

 

China Air Force 中国空军PLA Border Defence Troops

Dangbizhen - Heilongjiang 4 Border Defence Regiment Fuyuan

1 Patrol Boat Squadron Jiamusi

Lake Khanka Division: XTW-4

 

China Air Force 中国空军 Factories

 

Anshun/Huangguoshu (ZUAS)162 Factory

Guizhou Aviation Industry Company (GAIC)/

Shuangyang Aircraft Manufactory: JL9, JJ-7

 

Chengdu/Huangtianba132 Factory

Chengdu Aircraft Corp (CAC): J20, J-10, FC-1, J-7

 

Chengdu/Taipingsi Helicopter factory

Sichuan Lantian Helicopter Co. Ltd. (SLHCL) 四川蓝天直升机有限公司: Mi-17/-171         

Former Chengdu Glider Factory (5701 factory).

 

Hanzhong/Chenggu 182 Factory

Shaanxi Aircraft Corp: Y-8       

 

Harbin/Ping Fang Tien - 122 Factory

Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corp (HAMC): Y12, Z-15/AC-352, Z-9/AC-312        

 

Jingdezhen - 372 Factory

Changhe Aircraft Corp (CHAIC): Z-11/AC-311, WZ-10, Z-8/AC-313, HC-120, CA-109,

602 Helicopter Research Institute             

 

Nanchang/Jiang Xi - 320 Factory

Hongdu Aircraft Corp (HAIG): JL-8, L-15, Q-5J  

 

Shenyang/Beijing - 112. Factory

Shenyang Aircraft Corp (SAC): J-31, J-16, J-15, J-11, JZ-8F

5705 Factory /b601 Institute

 

Shijiazhuang 石家庄 - 522 Factory

Shijiazhuang Aircraft Manufacturing Company: LE800, LE500, HO300, Y-5           

 

Xi'an/Yanliang (ZLYN) - 172 Factory

Xian Aircraft Corp (XAC): Xi’an H-6K, JH-7A, Y20, Y-7/MA60,

               

China Air Force 中国空军 Maintenance Bases (military)

 

Changsha/City - Changsha Aircraft

Factory 5712 厂俱乐部: J-8, J-7, Q-5,   

 

Changzhi/Wangcun (ZBCZ)

Y-5, CJ-6

 

Dalian/Zhoushuizi (ZYTL) - Changfeng Aircraft & Engine Overhaul Factory

Factory 5706 厂俱乐部: J-11, J-7

 

Dangyang - Xiongfeng Aircraft Overhaul Factory

Factory 5710 厂俱乐部: Tu-154, Y-8, Y-7           

 

Guilin/Li Chia Tsun

Factory 5718 厂俱乐部  

 

Jilin/Ertaizi (ZYJL) Erh Tzi Thu

Factory 5704 厂俱乐部: J-8, J-7,Q-5

           

Liuhe

Factory 5711 厂俱乐部: J-7      

 

Lushan 鲁山

Air Force Aircraft Storage Center: H-5, Q-5, J-7,J-6, J-5,

Lushan Aviation Exhibition Centre (鲁山 航空展览馆)

 

Qinhuangdao/Shanhaiguan 秦皇岛

Factory 5711 厂俱乐部: JH-7A  

 

Shanghai/Dachang上海大场

Factory 5703 厂俱乐部: JH-7    

 

Shijiazhuang 石家庄

Factory 5721 厂俱乐部

 

Tianshui 天水

Maintenance Regiment: J-7      

Factory 5722 厂俱乐部: J-7, Y-5           

 

Wugong 武功

Factory 5702厂俱乐部: Xi’an H-6          

 

Wuhu (ZSWU) 芜湖

Factory 5720厂俱乐部: J-11, J-7

           

 

Note: China (People's Republic of China) has 442 airports with paved runways (over 3,047 m: 63 2,438 to 3,047 m: 137 1,524 to 2,437 m: 132 914 to 1,523 m: 27 under 914 m: 83), and 60 airports with unpaved runways (over 3,047 m: 4 2,438 to 3,047 m: 7 1,524 to 2,437 m: 9 914 to 1,523 m: 13 under 914 m: 27), and 48 heliports.


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