Track Zhongping, Hong Kong-based navy affairs commentator and former PLA teacher, instructed the South China Morning Put up the Hainan can carry varied forms of helicopters, together with airborne early warning helicopters.
He added the assault vessel can be serving “below the Southern Theatre Command”, Beijing’s navy group working within the South China Sea.
The knowledgeable then instructed the outlet: “It doesn’t imply it’ll solely be liable for the South China Sea.
“It can even be used for missions round Taiwan and different cross-theatre command duties. However presumably it’ll primarily be for the South China Sea”.