Country: China Region: Beijing
Latitude: 39° 43' 0" N Longitude: 113° 8' 41" E
Area use / Military Branches: Fighterbase
Huarien airbase; 15 Fighter Div
- 43 and 44 Air Regts operating J-7CDs
- 45 Air Regt operating Fantan Q-5s
Chengdu J-7 Airguard a People's Republic of China-built version of the MiG-21 Fishbed. Though production ceased in 2008 it continues to serve, mostly as an interceptor, in several air forces, including PLAAF. The J-7 is comparable to the Dassault Mirage III.
Q-5 (Qiangji-5, or Qiang-5; export name: A-5; NATO name: Fantan) is a twin-engine, single-seat, supersonic ground attack aircraft developed by Nanchang-based Hongdu Aircraft Industry Group. The main roles of the aircraft are air interdiction and close air support. Early variants of the Q-5 in service with the PLAAF and PLA Navy have now been replaced by the upgraded variants with improved navigation and precision strike capability.
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