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Chinese growth in all sectors of defense has led its naval arm to expand beyond warships and submarines - now including air power.

There are a total of [ 25 ] Active Chinese Navy Aircraft (2023) entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. Return to the Modern Aircraft Index.
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1
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin
National Flag Graphic
1978
Airbus Helicopters AS365 Dauphin
Medium-Lift Civilian / Military Utility Helicopter
2
Picture of the Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panther
National Flag Graphic
1985
Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panther
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Helicopter
3
Picture of the Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Bombardier Challenger 600 (series)
Twin-Engined Business Jet
4
Picture of the CAIC Z-18
National Flag Graphic
2018
CAIC Z-18
Medium-Lift, Multirole Military Helicopter
5
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-10 (Vigorous Dragon)
National Flag Graphic
2005
Chengdu (AVIC) J-10 (Vigorous Dragon)
Multirole 4th Generation Fighter Aircraft
6
Picture of the Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Chengdu (AVIC) J-7 / F-7 (Fishcan)
Interceptor / Strike Fighter Aircraft
7
Picture of the Guizhou (AVIC) JL-9 Shanying (FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle)
National Flag Graphic
2014
Guizhou (AVIC) JL-9 Shanying (FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle)
Advanced Trainer / Light Strike Aircraft
8
Picture of the Harbin (CAIC) Z-8
National Flag Graphic
1976
Harbin (CAIC) Z-8
Maritime Multirole Navy Transport Helicopter
9
Picture of the Harbin SH-5 (Shuishang Hongzhaji)
National Flag Graphic
1986
Harbin SH-5 (Shuishang Hongzhaji)
Amphibious Flying Boat / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
10
Picture of the Harbin Z-9 (Haitun)
National Flag Graphic
1994
Harbin Z-9 (Haitun)
Medium-Lift Transport / Gunship Helicopter
11
Picture of the Hongdu JL-10 / L-15 Falcon
National Flag Graphic
2010
Hongdu JL-10 / L-15 Falcon
Advanced Jet Trainer / Light-Attack Aircraft
12
Picture of the Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum
National Flag Graphic
1994
Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum
Light Attack / Advanced Jet Trainer Aircraft
13
Picture of the Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
1982
Kamov Ka-27 (Helix)
Anti-Ship / Multi-role Naval Helicopter
14
Picture of the Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
National Flag Graphic
1995
Kamov Ka-31 (Helix)
Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Naval Helicopter
15
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
16
Picture of the Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
National Flag Graphic
1981
Shaanxi Y-8 (Yunshuji-8)
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
17
Picture of the Shaanxi Y-8 ASW
National Flag Graphic
2012
Shaanxi Y-8 ASW
Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
18
Picture of the Shaanxi Y-9
National Flag Graphic
2012
Shaanxi Y-9
Medium-Lift Transport Aircraft
19
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
National Flag Graphic
1961
Shenyang (AVIC) J-6 / F-6 (Farmer)
Jet-Powered Interceptor / Fighter Aircraft
20
Picture of the Shenyang (AVIC) J-8 / J-8 II (Finback)
National Flag Graphic
1980
Shenyang (AVIC) J-8 / J-8 II (Finback)
Multirole / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
21
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
National Flag Graphic
1996
Sukhoi Su-30 (Flanker-C)
Two-Seat, Twin-Engine Air Superiority / Strike Fighter Aircraft
22
Picture of the Sukhoi Su-33 (Flanker-D)
National Flag Graphic
1994
Sukhoi Su-33 (Flanker-D)
Carrier-Based Air Defense Fighter Aircraft
23
Picture of the Xian H-6
National Flag Graphic
1959
Xian H-6
Strategic Bomber Aircraft
24
Picture of the Xian JH-7 (Flounder) / FBC-1 (Flying Leopard)
National Flag Graphic
1992
Xian JH-7 (Flounder) / FBC-1 (Flying Leopard)
Fighter-Bomber / Strike Aircraft
25
Picture of the Xian Y-7
National Flag Graphic
1985
Xian Y-7
Turboprop-Powered Regional Airliner / Cargo Aircraft

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