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

Topic |   China's military
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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