A J-16D fighter jet (third from right) is seen at the Xiangtang airbase in Jiangxi in this satellite image taken in May and released on Saturday. Photo: Kanwa Defence Review A J-16D fighter jet (third from right) is seen at the Xiangtang airbase in Jiangxi in this satellite image taken in May and released on Saturday. Photo: Kanwa Defence Review
A J-16D fighter jet (third from right) is seen at the Xiangtang airbase in Jiangxi in this satellite image taken in May and released on Saturday. Photo: Kanwa Defence Review

China’s new J-16D fighter jet has been deployed to an eastern airbase near Taiwan

  • It’s not clear if the electronic warfare aircraft was among the planes that flew into the island’s air defence zone in recent show of force
  • New hangars have also been built for advanced fighters at another airbase in Zhejiang province, according to satellite images

Topic |   China's military
A J-16D fighter jet (third from right) is seen at the Xiangtang airbase in Jiangxi in this satellite image taken in May and released on Saturday. Photo: Kanwa Defence Review A J-16D fighter jet (third from right) is seen at the Xiangtang airbase in Jiangxi in this satellite image taken in May and released on Saturday. Photo: Kanwa Defence Review
A J-16D fighter jet (third from right) is seen at the Xiangtang airbase in Jiangxi in this satellite image taken in May and released on Saturday. Photo: Kanwa Defence Review
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