PLA Navy deploys KJ-500 to Hainan

The PLA Naval Air Force (PLANAF) has deployed two KJ-500 AEW&C aircraft to Hainan Island in southern China, to provide C4ISR support for Chinese naval and air operations in the disputed South China Sea. A DefenseNews.com report on Friday 12 May revealed exclusive satellite imagery obtained from DigitalGlobal showing two Shaanxi KJ-500 turboprop airborne early … Continue reading PLA Navy deploys KJ-500 to Hainan