The Shaanxi Y-8 series, based on a Soviet turboprop plane,  is the PLA’s main aircraft for anti-submarine warfare. Photo: qq.com
The Shaanxi Y-8 series, based on a Soviet turboprop plane, is the PLA’s main aircraft for anti-submarine warfare. Photo: qq.com

China holds anti-submarine drills as regional rivals boost underwater forces

  • PLA naval air force ‘always ready for battle’, says command overseeing operations around Taiwan and East China Sea
  • High-intensity warfare training features Shaanxi Y-8 planes and target identification and tracking exercises

The Shaanxi Y-8 series, based on a Soviet turboprop plane,  is the PLA’s main aircraft for anti-submarine warfare. Photo: qq.com
The Shaanxi Y-8 series, based on a Soviet turboprop plane, is the PLA’s main aircraft for anti-submarine warfare. Photo: qq.com
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