Hainan Island

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | May 12, 2017 07:23 PM EDT

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

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

Charissa Echavez   | May 11, 2017 03:17 AM EDT

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. read more

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Mar 06, 2017 11:38 AM EST

"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. read more

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

Arthur Dominic Villasanta   | Jun 25, 2016 09:15 PM EDT

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

Chinese Navy Holds Military Drill in Disputed South China Sea

Benjie Batanes   | Jul 22, 2015 06:39 AM EDT

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. read more

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