Chinese air force holds exercises

Source: XinhuaEditor: Yao Jianing
2016-05-19 14:29

(Xinhua file photo)

BEIJING, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The People's Liberation Army Central Theater Command Air Force recently conducted its first exercises, employing multiple types of aircraft.

Details on where, when or for how long the exercises were held have not been provided.

The aircraft employed included airborne early warning and control aircraft, electronic-jamming aircraft, fighters, bombers and drones. Radar and electronic countermeasures were also used during the exercises.

The exercises, also including parachuting and rescue, aircraft repair, as well as fuel and ammunition reloading, targeted emergency responses to illegal flight by low-altitude, slow-moving small aerial vehicles in certain restricted airspace.

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