13th Air Force Corps (People's Republic of China)

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13th Air Force Corps (1971-76)
Active 1971.1-1976.1
Country China
Part of People's Liberation Army Air Force
Beijing Military Region
Garrison/HQ Shijiazhuang, Hebei
Commanders
Notable
commanders
Zhu Futian

The 13th Air Force Corps (Chinese: 空军第13军) of the People's Liberation Army Air Force was a military formation. It was activated in January 1971 in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province. The corps commander was Zhu Futian, and its commissar was Fang Zhongying.[1] It was located within the Beijing Military Region for its entire period of service.

From August 1, 1975, the Corps' code-number was 39133. The exact composition of the corps remains unknown.

Known units:

The Corps was disbanded in January 1976 (163.com) or March 1976.[2]

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ 中国人民解放军空军第13军军长、政治委员, http://zlr0617.blog.163.com/blog/static/76412519201402091435804/
  2. ^ Yao Jun, ed., Zhongguo hangkong shi [A History of China's Aviation], Zhengzhou, Dajia Publishers, September 1998, p. 664, 666, quoted in Ken Allen, Chapter 9, "PLA Air Force Organization" Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine., The PLA as Organization, ed. James C. Mulvenon and Andrew N.D. Yang (Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2002), 447.