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Updated 2:12 PM EST, Wed, Jan 29, 2020

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Hainan Island

Sky spy

China’s Navy Deploys its Only Two Most Modern AEW&C Planes to Hainan for Spy Missions over South China Sea

The HJ-500 is the naval version of the KJ-500, which is operated exclusively by the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

Satellite images revealed China's significant military progress in its Yulin naval base in the Hainan island.

China Expands Naval Base, Installs Missile Launchers on South China Sea, Satellite Images Show

China is placing installments on strategic island base in the disputed South China Sea, according to the satellite images captured from an ImageSat International Eros B satellite on Monday.

FONOPS

USS Carl Vinson Sails Close to Hainan on FONOPS Mission, Reveals US Navy

"We have operated here in the past, we're going to operate here in the future, we're going to continue to reassure our allies," he said.

Zoom!

First Launch of China’s New Long March-7 Rocket is a Success

LM-7, also known as Chang Zheng-7, will be used mainly for orbiting China's new Tianzhou cargo vehicle.

China Navy Exercise

Chinese Navy Holds Military Drill in Disputed South China Sea

China's Navy is conducting a ten-day military drill around the island of Hainan that started on Wednesday. The naval drill is being carried out at a time when China's territorial claims in the South and East China Sea are being challenged by neighboring countries.

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