Since 2022, the Chinese Air Force began to use Jian-16D electronic warfare fighters in the Strait.
Guided missile destroyer (DM) “Lhasa” (b.n. 102) Type 055 and DM Chengdu (b.n. 120) Type 052D of the Northern Fleet of the PLA on June 16 were noted at the transition from the waters of the Sea of Japan through the La Perouse Strait (Soya).
The People’s Armed Police of China in Chongqing delivered 30 Dongfeng Mengshi CSK131 assault vehicles for use, including during anti-terrorist operations.
The PLA Missile Forces Command is planning a missile test at 16.30 (Moscow time) on June 19. A target missile is expected to be launched from the Wuzhai missile test site (Shanxi Province) in a southwesterly direction. To hit a target from n.p. Korla (Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region) it is planned to launch an interceptor missile in a southeast direction. The target area is located in the airspace of Qinghai Province.