Thursday, December 27, 2018

New PLAN unit of the day: Naval Specialized Aircraft Regiment, 3rd Naval Aviation Air Division, PLA Navy Air Force

It has been long rumored (since April 2018) that a new PLANAF specialized aircraft regiment has been commissioned to home a new fleet of "High New" series of specialized aircraft down south  similar to the 4th Air Regiment, 2nd Division up north.   Well, this PLA Daily pretty much confirms the existing of this new air regiment.
A KJ-500 airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft attached to an aviation regiment with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command prepares to land on the runway after a recent flight training exercise. ( by Zhang Yingkai)
 Y-8GX8 ELINT platform
  Y-8GX8 ELINT platform
 KJ-500 airborne early warning (AEW)
 KJ-500 airborne early warning (AEW)

KJ-500 airborne early warning (AEW)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Photos of the day: 4th Air Regiment, 2nd "Specialized" Division, PLA Naval Aviation, patrols during Spring Festival holiday

A KJ-200 airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft attached to a Navy aviation regiment under the PLA Northern Theater Command the taxies towards the runway in a military airfield in Jiaodong Peninsula, east China’s Shandong province during an air patrol mission in the 2018 Spring Festival holiday. ( by Xing Yun)

Saturday, November 10, 2012

PLANAF 2nd "Specialized" Division getting three more Y-8GX5 AEW&C birds

Judging from the latest PR release of the PLAN-AF 2nd 'specialized" division, its fourth regiment is getting at lease three new Y-8GX5  (KJ-200) AEW&C aircraft

Saturday, April 25, 2009

PLANAF 2nd "Specialized" Division

PLANAF 2nd "Specialized" Division, North Sea Fleet, PLA Navy is headquartered in Dialing with primary focus on ASW, ELINT and other EW related missions. It was commissioned in April 1952 in Ningbo’s Zhuang Airport from Army’s 138th Division, 44th Army, 4th Field Army with Lai Jinhua as its first commander. Its three regiments are: 4th, 5th and the 6th.

PLANAF 4th Specialized Regiment, HQ Shangdong Laiyang Airport
Aircraft Serial Number (93x1)

Known Aircraft
Y8J Airborne Early Warming: 9301, 9311, 9321
Y8GX2 ELINT: 9331, 9341, 9351

9341 took part in the recent Naval Review

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