Air defence sites, runways, aprons and bunkers have been expanded and upgraded at the Chinese military’s Longtian airbase in Fujian province. Source: Planet Labs
Air defence sites, runways, aprons and bunkers have been expanded and upgraded at the Chinese military’s Longtian airbase in Fujian province. Source: Planet Labs

Upgrades for Chinese military airbases facing Taiwan hint at war plans

  • Satellite images show work began last year to expand and reinforce three PLA air force bases in Fujian province
  • The improvements will give air combat support but also strengthen defences against potential strike from Taiwanese forces

Air defence sites, runways, aprons and bunkers have been expanded and upgraded at the Chinese military’s Longtian airbase in Fujian province. Source: Planet Labs
Air defence sites, runways, aprons and bunkers have been expanded and upgraded at the Chinese military’s Longtian airbase in Fujian province. Source: Planet Labs
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