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", The PLA as Organization, ed. James C. Mulvenon and Andrew N.D. Yang (Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2002), 447.