One of the PLAN's HJ-500 AEW&C aircraft now on Hainan.

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

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has apparently begun preparations for the permanent deployment of its newest airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft — the Shaanxi HJ-500 — to Hainan Island for patrols over the South China Sea. Hainan is also the location of Yulin Naval Base, headquarters of PLAN’s South Sea Fleet. China’s…

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. Defense News reported that the People’s Liberation Army of China has constructed the Yulin naval base on Hainan Island and has been installing several missile launchers…

Next Generation Jammer prototype from Raytheon.

US Navy Next Generation Jammer Threatens to Blind China’s A2/AD Network in South China Sea

The U.S. Navy in the future will turn to its airborne “Next Generation Jammer” (NGJ) to nullify the radar systems China has emplaced in defense of its illegal man-made islands in the South China Sea, and its anti-access, area-denial (A2/AD) network engulfing this territory. NGJ is a digital electronic warfare (EW) “weapon” intended to counter…

F/A-18E Super Hornet prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

How America and China Could Stumble to War

WOULD A Chinese leader barely in control of his own country after a long civil war dare attack a superpower that had crushed Japan to end World War II five years earlier by dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? As American troops pushed North Korean forces toward the Chinese border in 1950, Gen. Douglas…