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4th Antiaircraft Missile Division (People's Republic of China)
Country People's Republic of China
Branch People's Liberation Army Air Force
Service history
Active 1959.5.12 -
Role Air Defense
Commanders
Insignia

3rd Training Base of the Air Force(Script error) was a formation of the People's Liberation Army Air Force of People's Republic of China. It was activated in Daxing District, Beijing from Headquarters, 106th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division and 1st Independent Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion which equipped with SA-2 Guideline missile. The training base was also attached by 2nd and 3rd Independent AAA Battalions, which also equipped with SA-2s.

On March 1, 1964, the training base was reorganized into 4th Independent Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division of the Air Force (Script error). The division was then composed of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th independent AAA battalions, all equipped with SA-2. The division was subordinated to Air Force of Beijing Military Region.

From April 7, 1965, to December 1967 the division was transferred to headquarters of PLAAF's control before it was returned to Air Force of Beijing MR.

On March 1, 1976, the division was renamed as 4th Anti-Aircraft Missile Division of the Air Force (Script error). The division was then composed of 22nd, 23rd and 24th anti-aircraft missile regiments.

On September 10, 1985, the division was reduced to 14th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade of the Air Force (Script error).

In 1994, the division was re-expanded to 4th Anti-Aircraft Missile Division of the Air Force (Script error).

Air defense victoriesEdit

Time Place SAM Unit SAM Type Victim Pilot(s) Faction Unit Consequence Notes
1959.10.7 Tongzhou, Beijing 2nd Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 RB-57D "5643" Capt Ying-Chin Wang ROC Air Force 4th Squadron Destroyed, pilot KIA First SAM kill in history
1962.9.9 Nanchang, Jiangxi 2nd Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 U-2C "178" Lt.Col Huai-Sheng Chen ROC Air Force 35th Squadron Destroyed, pilot KIA
1963.11.1 Yingtan, Jiangxi 2nd Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 U-2C "335" Major Chang-Li Yeh ROC Air Force 35th Squadron Destroyed, pilot POW
1964.7.7 Chenghai, Fujian 2nd Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 U-2G "362" Lt.Col Nanping Lee ROC Air Force 35th Squadron Destroyed, pilot KIA
1965.1.10 Baotou, Inner Mongolia 1st Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 U-2C "358" Major Liyi Chang ROC Air Force 35th Squadron Destroyed, pilot POW
1967.9.17 Dongxing, Guangxi 3rd Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 Ryan 147H/T W/O United States Air Force N/A Destroyed
1968.3.22 Ningming, Guangxi 2nd Independent AAA Battalion SA-2 Ryan 147H/T W/O United States Air Force N/A Destroyed
1984.3.18 Guangxi 50th Battalion, 11th AA Missile Regiment HQ-2 MiG-21R N/A Vietnam People's Air Force N/A Damaged

Current structure (2010)Edit

4th Anti-Aircraft Missile Division - Huairou District, Beijing

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