Chen Dong (general)

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Chen Dong
陈东
Deputy Commander of the PLA Air Force
Assumed office
2012
CommanderMa Xiaotian
Personal details
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Military service
Allegiance China
Branch/servicePeople's Liberation Army Air Force
RankPLALtGeneral r.png Lieutenant General

Chen Dong (Chinese: 陈东) is a lieutenant general (zhong jiang) of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) of China. He has been Deputy Commander of the PLAAF since late 2012. He formerly served as Director of the Electronic Warfare Department (Department 5) of the PLA General Staff Department.[1] He was elevated to the rank of lieutenant general on 16 July 2014.[2]

He was one of the six lieutenant generals of the PLA who participated in the 2015 China Victory Day Parade, the first time in PRC history that military parade squads were led by officers ranked as high as lieutenant generals.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 六位受阅中将首亮相 三人由总参调任. Sina (in Chinese). 2015-09-03.
  2. ^ 中国空军罕见晋升26名将军 于忠福晋升中将. Sohu (in Chinese). 2014-08-15.