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Thursday, January 18th 2018, 3:17pm

Author: parador

Central Theater Command (CTC)

Central Theater Command: The Central Theater Command is one of the five war zones of the Imperial Chinese Air Force (ICAF). Its predecessor is the Airforce District (Prefecture) Beijing . It's headquarters is at Beijing. It's jurisdiction includes Fengtian (Liaoning), Shanxi, Henan, Shaanxi, Hubei, Hebei, Shandong. Commander-in-Chief is Air Force General Zhu Qi The Central Theater Command's air forces include 2.FD, 37.FD, 63.FD, 13. NFD, 16. NFD, 19. GAD, 23.TD, 47. Trainings Division

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 3:15pm

Author: parador

Southern Theater Command (STC)

Southern Theater Command: The Southern Theater Command is one of the five war zones of the Imperial Chinese Air Force (ICAF). Its predecessor is the Airforce District (Prefecture) Guangzhou. It's headquarters is at Zhanjiang. It's jurisdiction includes Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Yunnan and Guizhou. Commander-in-Chief is Air Force General Liu Zhenwu The Southern Theater Command's air forces include 4.FD, 25.FD, 32.FD, 27.NFD, 44.GAD, 20.BD, 22.HBD, 7.TD

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 2:48pm

Author: parador

Northern Theater Command (NTC)

Northern Theater Command: The Northern Theater Command is one of the five war zones of the Imperial Chinese Air Force (ICAF). It's the predecessor is the Airforce District (Prefecture) Shenyang. It's headquarters is at Mukden (Fengtian). It's jurisdiction includes Heilongjiang, Jilin and Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia). Commander-in-Chief is Air Force General Li Qianyuan. The Northern Theater Command's air forces include 1.FD, 6.FD, 14.FD, 34.NFD, 38.NFD, 15.GAD, 28.GAD, 3.BD, 54.BD, 59.HBD, 11. TD,...

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 2:47pm

Author: parador

Western Theater Command (WTC)

Western Theater Command: The Western Theater Command is one of the five war zones of the Imperial Chinese Air Force (ICAF). Its predecessor are the Airforce District (Prefecture) Lanzhou and Airforce District (Prefecture) Chengdu. The headquarters of Western Theater Command is located in Chengdu, Sichuan. It's jurisdiction includes Sichuan, Qinghai, Xingjiang, Gansu and the Autonomous Region Tibet. Commander-in-Chief is Air Force General Wang Jianmin The Western Theater Command's air forces incl...

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 2:44pm

Author: parador

Eastern Theater Command (ETC)

Eastern Theater Command: The Eastern Theater Command is one of the five war zones of the Imperial Chinese Air Force (ICAF). Its predecessor is the Airforce District (Prefecture) Nanjing . It's headquarter is at Nanjing. It's jurisdiction includes Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi and the island Formosa. Commander-in-Chief is Air Force General Zhu Wenquan The Eastern Theater Command's air forces include 5.FD, 30.FD, 31.FD, 17.NFD, 12.GAD, 33.BD, 53.BD, 10. HBD, 21.TD

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 2:39pm

Author: parador

Chinese Air Force (CAF)

Detailed Informations about the CAF: -Date: 1.1.1948- The Chinese Air Force (CAF) is splittet in three different branches. First the Territorial Air Force, second the National Air Defense and third the Air Battle Force. Chinese Territorial Air Force (CTAF): The Chinese Territorial Air Force (CTAF) is devided into 45 Divisions: 15 Fighter-, 7 Night Fighter-, 7 Bomber-, 4 Heavy Bomber-, 5 Ground Attack-, 1 Trainings- and 6 Transport-divisions. Further divisions are currently in the preparation and...

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 1:42pm

Author: parador

Chinese Air Force Aircraft Marking System (CAAFMS)

The new Chinese Air Force Aircraft Marking System determines how aircraft belonging to the Chinese Navy, Air Force or Army Forces are officially classified and designated. The system was introduced on 1st January 1948 to unify the hitherto different namings in Army, Air Force and Navy. Overview: An official name for an aircraft of the Chinese armed forces consists of at least four components, here the example SH-1P: Starting from the left, there is first a single letter for the basic mission (S ...

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 12:38pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Friday 8. March - Forbidden City; Beijing Official comment of the chinese government according to the common french and russian declaration. Quoted The Chinese Empire is forced to comment on the falsehoods spread by France and the Russian Federation: Common assertion of France and Russia: Quoted Firstly, that the Republic of China (now known as the Empire of China, and hereafter as China) has violated the Pact of Neutrality between France, China, and Russia (hereafter referred to as the Neutrali...

Thursday, January 18th 2018, 12:21pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Wednesday 18. February - Kunming News In the seclusion of Loiwing, CAICO becomes one of the leading aircraft manufacturers in China. In addition to the large expansion of the company premises and the associated construction measures (construction of several additional production halls), new types of aircraft are being developed and built. Under the watchful eye of many high military officials, another test flight of the new YBR-4 strategic bomber is taking place today. According to rumors the ai...

Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 1:58pm

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Restructure

In 1948, a major modernization and restructuring of the Imperial Chinese Air Force (ICAF) took place. As part of this restructuring, the previously independent Chinese National Air Defense (CNAD) was incorporated to the Chinese Air Force (CAF) ; thus, the ICAF consists now of only two branches. Chinese Air Force (CAF) Chinese Naval Air Force (CNAF) During this restructuring also the variety of types was drastically reduced. As part of this, many aircraft are mothballed or scrapped. Likewise, the...

Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 1:53pm

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General strategy of the Chinese Air Force:

The central concept of chinese airforce is "active defense". It means that China does not open hostilities or wage aggressive wars. According to this principle, military operations are considered justified only if they defend national sovereignty or the territory of the Chinese Empire. Attacks are therefore only allowed if China itself was previously attacked. The missions of the Imperial Air Force are specified as follow: Primary Mission: destroy the enemy air force, and defeating enemy air for...

Tuesday, January 16th 2018, 4:12pm

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Motto

Per Aspera Ad Astra Translation: Through adversity to the stars

Tuesday, January 16th 2018, 4:10pm

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Air Force emblem

Explanation: The Wings stands for the Air Force The National Symbol (12-pointed sun) stands for the chinese empire The Rice spikes stands for the most important food in the chinese empire The Seal stands for the emperor as highest military leader

Tuesday, January 16th 2018, 2:42pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Monday 16. February - Beijing Post A high-level delegation led by the Transport and Industry Minister Ming Pi Wai departed the capital today en route to south america, where they will visit several countries to discuss economic cooperation. First stop on their route will be Peru.

Monday, January 15th 2018, 5:56pm

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Chinese Naval Developments – Q1/1948

A. Industiral Allocation 9/11 factories (non-fixed) to naval materials: 9000 tons created for Q1/1948 2/11 factories (fixed) to infrastructure materials: 0.2 pts created for Q1/1948 Stockpile after Q4/1947: 2133 tons used for Transaction: 0 tons received from others: 0 tons warmaterial recycling: 0 tons (first quarter) warmaterial recycling: 0 tons (second quarter) Summary: 9000 tons (manufactured) + 2133 tons (stockpiled) + 0 tons (recycled) - 0 tons (transaction) + 0tons (received) = 11133 to...

Monday, January 15th 2018, 5:44pm

Author: parador

Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Friday 13. February - Tjianjin Navy News The Chinese Navy will receive valuable vessels to secure chinese shipping during its commissioning with the five new ships of the Hai-Ou class. But until then there is still some time, as the ships currently have to complete their trials in the South China Sea. The ships will be a welcome addition to the Imperial Navy to fight against the threat of Phillippine submarines.

Monday, January 15th 2018, 5:31pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Tuesday 10. February - Kaoshiung Telegram The two Lightships HICMS China–2 and HICMS China–3 are due to be finished today. The test drives will take place in the Formosa Strait and afterwards they will be probably stationed at the Lema-Channel and the Qiongzhou-Strait to make the sea traffic safer.

Monday, January 15th 2018, 5:15pm

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

Sunday 8. February - Durban Harbour The chinese ships had been at anchor for a few days now and were loaded with necessary provisions and fuel for the joint maneuver with the South African Navy. The maneuver, which will take place in the vastness of the Indian Ocean, will strengthen the relations between the two friendly nations.

Thursday, January 11th 2018, 8:55am

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Beijing Newspaper Q1/1948 - Chinese news and events - January / February / March

"Ambassador Adamov, I hereby declare you as a "Persona non grata" and advise you to leave the Chinese Empire immediately. If you fail to comply with this request, you will be promptly arrested and interned. Your vehicle will be escorted by our army to the airport where you can board a plane to Russia or another country of your choice." After these words Prime Minister Chiang Kai-Chek pressed a button on the phone and two armed soldiers appeared in the conference room. "Gentlemen," the Prime Mini...