Emblem of the People's Liberation Army Navy
Flag of the People's Liberation Army Navy
A gunboat in used in the Battle of Toumenshan
Haifa base commander Brig. Gen. Eli Sharvit welcomes RADM Yang Jun-Fei to Israel in 2012
PLAN Captain Wang, commanding officer of the destroyer Jinan greets USN Captain Lyle Hall during a goodwill port visit in 2015
A Type 052C destroyer, Changchun, in Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia in 2017
Major naval units in the PLA military regions in 2006
Sailors from the U.S. Navy talk with Chinese Navy sailors from the destroyer Xi'an after the Rim of the Pacific 2016 (RIMPAC 2016) exercise
PLAN Marines of the 1st Marine Brigade and members of the USMC fire the Type 95 Assault Rifle during an exchange exercise in 2006.
A PLAN marine with a boarding team assigned to the guided missile destroyer Haikou during a maritime operations exercise in RIMPAC 2014.
China's critical sea lines of communication. In 2004, over 80 percent of Chinese crude oil imports transited the Straits of Malacca, with less than 2 percent transiting the Straits of Lombok.
Frigate "Weifang" (China)
Frigate "Linyi" (China)
Maritime claims in the South China Sea
Dongguan aground on the Half Moon Shoal, 22 July 2011
PLANS Xiamen (DDG-154) 20180420
Geographic boundaries of the First and Second Island Chains

The People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF; ) is the naval aviation branch of the People's Liberation Army Navy.

- People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force

The People's Liberation Army Navy is composed of five branches; the Submarine Force, the Surface Force, the Coastal Defense Force, the Marine Corps and the Naval Air Force.

- People's Liberation Army Navy
Emblem of the People's Liberation Army Navy

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Two J-15s from Liaoning

Shenyang J-15

Two J-15s from Liaoning
The belly of a J-15
A J-15 taking off from the Liaoning

The Shenyang J-15 (Chinese: 歼-15), NATO reporting name: Flanker-X2, also known as Flying Shark, is a Chinese all-weather, twinjet, carrier-based 4th-generation multirole fighter aircraft developed by the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) and the 601 Institute, specifically for the People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) to serve on People's Liberation Army Navy's aircraft carriers.

Shandong in 2019

Chinese aircraft carrier Shandong

Shandong in 2019

Shandong (17; ) is a Chinese aircraft carrier that was launched on 26 April 2017 for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of the People's Republic of China.

It retains the ski-jump takeoff, which limits its air wing to helicopters and Shenyang J-15 fighter jets of the People's Liberation Army Navy Air Force, and the ship is powered by conventional oil-fired boilers driving eight steam turbines derived from the Soviet-designed examples installed on Liaoning.

An F/A-18C Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk

Naval aviation

Application of military air power by navies, whether from warships that embark aircraft, or land bases.

Application of military air power by navies, whether from warships that embark aircraft, or land bases.

An F/A-18C Hornet launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk
Mayfly was built in 1908 and was the first aircraft to be used in a naval capacity.
Lieutenant Charles Samson's historic takeoff from in 1912.
Japanese Maurice Farman seaplane from
Sqn. Cdr. E. H. Dunning makes the first landing of an aircraft on a moving ship, a Sopwith Pup on, 2 August 1917
The Grumman J2F Duck was an amphibious biplane used for patrol
The Douglas Dauntless SBD was used extensively during the Battle of Midway.
The ski-jump and a Sea Harrier on Royal Navy carrier.
An MH-53E helicopter, performs mine countermeasure training using the MK-105 sled
A German Navy 1150 Atlantic is an example of a ASW land based aircraft

People's Liberation Army Naval Air Force (People's Liberation Army Navy)