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  • 12 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Chinese naval fighter jet has crashed during a night-time flying exercise in Taizhou in China’s Zhejiang Province, the Ministry of Defense reported May 12. The incident during which parts of a factory were damaged took place Wednesday, around 7:30 p.m.. The ministry further said that the pilot managed to eject before the impact and that […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Wednesday launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier, which will join an existing one bought second-hand, amid rising tensions over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the South China Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, designed in China and built […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Chinese Navy has received a new-generation indigenously-built guided missile frigate, the People’s Liberation Army official news site said yesterday, February 24. The new 140-meter long and 16-meter wide vessel was named Xiangtan, after a city in the Chinese Hunan Province. The report further said said that the new ship has strong remote surveillance and anti-aircraft […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Thursday 11 July, Commodore Jorge Novo Palma, who is the Force Commander embarked in the EU Naval Force’s counter piracy flagship, NRP Álvares Cabral, welcomed on board Rear Admiral Yuan Yubai and a delegation from the Chinese PLA Navy. Rear Admiral Yuan Yubai commands the Chinese PLA Navy’s counter piracy task force from his […]

  • 11 January 2017

    South Korea, Japan and Taiwan have all scrambled jets in the past 36 hours to intercept China’s military aircraft and the Liaoning aircraft carrier and its strike group as they returned from a training deployment to the South China Sea. Taiwan’s ministry of defense on Wednesday said that China’s aircraft carrier sailed through the Taiwan Strait […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy vessel HDMS Absalon and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy guided-missile Liuzhou took part in combined sea training during NATO’s Ocean Shield operation.  The last week’s, Gulf of Aden, sea training was set in motion by the Chinese boarding team fast roping onto Absalon helicopter deck followed by the Danish special boat […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The first joint exercise between China and ASEAN member countries kicked off in Zhanjiang, in China’s Guandong province, on Monday, October 22. The five-day exercise is co-organised by the Republic of Singapore Navy and the People’s Liberation Army Navy, and will be joined by participants from all nine other ASEAN countries and more than 1,000 personnel […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The Chinese PLA(Navy) warship MA’ANSHAN (FFG525) has today completed the first port-to-port escort of a World Food Programme (WFP) cargo shi… (reliefweb) [mappress] Source: reliefweb, July 7, 2011;  

  • 4 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s Adelaide-Class frigate, HMAS Darwin, has conducted a passage exercise with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy Escort Task Group 152 off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Darwin departed Sydney on December 30 to assume duties as part of Operation MANITOU, which is the Australian Government’s contribution to the international effort to promote maritime security, […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet ship formation led by the destroyer Bystry visited the port of Shanghai within the combat task performance in the Pacific Ocean on January 17. The other two ships in the formation are the oil tanker Boris Butoma, and the rescue vessel Altai. All three are commanded by Rear Admiral Yuldashev Aleksandr Yurevich. The […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Chinese PLA Navy vessels entered Poland’s naval port in Gdynia for a five-day visit on Oct 7, 2015. The first visit of this kind in the history of the two states has marked 66 years of diplomatic ties. Chinese Navy destroyer Jinan 152, frigate Yiyang 548 and the Qiandaohu supply ship are on a worldwide deployment and […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Chinese PLA Navy task group composed of three ships completed a four-day visit to Pakistan’s Karachi port and set sail for the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. The ships are expected to arrive in Iran on Thursday. During their time in Pakistan, Type 052C destroyer ‘Changchun’, Type 054A frigate ‘Jingzhou’ and Type 903A replenishment ship ‘Chaohu’ hosted […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    China has reached a new milestone in the expansion of its navy’s capabilities with the launch of the nation’s first amphibious assault ship. The Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) was launched in Shanghai on September 25. The new class of ship builds upon the smaller Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD) which is already […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US defense department has decided to withdraw its invitation for China to take part in the upcoming large-scale exercise Rim of the Pacific in Hawaii. This was announced by Pentagon spokesman Marine Lt. Col. Christopher Logan who said the decision was part of the US response to China’s actions in the South China Sea […]

  • 9 March 2017

    European and Chinese counter-piracy task group commanders met in the Gulf of Aden during their regular patrols. The force commander of the European Union’s operation Atalanta, Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Rafael Fernández-Pintado Muñoz-Rojas, welcomed Rear Admiral Zhao Jicheng, commander of the Chinese Escort Task Group. The two commanders met aboard the Spanish landing platform dock ESPS Galicia, […]

  • 5 August 2019

    Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster escorted a Chinese Type 052C destroyer through the English Channel as it was returning from Russia’s annual Navy Days event in St Petersburg. Fresh from a five-month patrol with NATO in the waters of northern Europe, Portsmouth-based HMS Westminster was activated to monitor the progress of the destroyer Xian. The […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    China’s maritime safety administration on Sunday said it would hold military drills in and around the disputed South China Sea territories. Beijing plans to carry out exercises from July 5 to 11 in an area that stretches from the east of China’s Hainan Island all the way to the Paracels. Chinese naval vessels will thereby prohibit all […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Senior representatives from U.S. Pacific Command traveled to China to participate in the annual military maritime consultative agreement working group and plenary which took place between November 7-10. According to the Pacific Command, the meeting served as a mechanism for open and transparent communication to address concerns and develop common understanding between the U.S. and the […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Construction works on China’s third aircraft carrier started at a Shangai shipyard in 2017, the South China Morning Post reported citing sources. The construction start closely follows the launch of the country’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A Shandong, which took place in Dalian in April 2017. Unlike the Type 001A, which draws upon […]

  • 15 July 2016

    U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson is scheduled to visit his PLA Navy counterpart Adm. Wu Shengli for the first time during his tenure, in the wake of the international South China Sea court case ruling. Richardson will be visiting Beijing and Qingdao from July 17 to 20 “to improve mutual understanding and encourage professional interaction between […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An opening ceremony to kick start the International Fleet Review 2016 is scheduled to be held at Command Stadium, INS Satavahana in Visakhapatnam, India on Friday, February 5, 2016. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh will be the Chief Guest for this event which will also be attended by various members of Parliament, State Ministers, Member of Legislative […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Italian Navy frigate and current operation Atalanta flagship ITS Fasan trained with ships from the Chinese PLA Navy and Republic of Korea Navy off the coast of Somalia recently. Fasan first rendezvoused with South Korean and Spanish Navy ships after delivering medicine to the Somalian port city of Hobyo. The flagship first carried out training […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three ships from the 21st Escort Task Group of PLA Navy, the guided-missile frigates Liu Zhou, Sanya and the supply ship Qinghaihu arrived to Sri Lanka on January 17. The ships were welcomed by the Sri Lankan Navy with a ceremony attended by the Chinese ambassador and other Chinese officials. Secretary to the Sri Lanka Ministry […]

  • 20 April 2018

    A task group of three Royal Australian Navy ships was reportedly involved in what was termed as a “robust interaction” with Chinese PLA Navy ships in the South China Sea, according to a report by Australian Broadcasting Corp. The three Royal Australian Navy ships, frigates HMAS Anzac and Toowoomba and auxiliary oiler HMAS Success, were reportedly involved […]

  • 3 May 2016

    Australia and China have joined 16 other ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) nations participating in an ASEAN-hosted exercise. The regional maritime security and counter-terrorism exercise is being held in Brunei and Singapore from May 2 – 12, 2016. Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne said Australian Special Forces; Navy ships HMAS Anzac and HMAS Bathurst; and headquarters […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chinese (PLA) Navy only aircraft carrier Liaoning (CV16) conducted at sea training near the Korean Peninsula. Embarked J-15 fighter jets practiced taking off and landing procedures around the Bohai Strait near the Korean Peninsula, South Korean Yonhap News Agency reported a Chinese military paper saying on Friday, December 25. The news agency also said the report didn’t reveal […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy will be sending a warship to Australian waters where it will take part for the first time in the international, biennial exercise Kakadu. Australia has invited China to join the drill in an effort to ease tensions between the two countries, intensified by China’s growing assertiveness in the South China […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Chinese Navy ships arrived in San Diego as part of a routine port visit that will last from December 6 to 9. Two Jiangkai II-class frigates Yancheng (FFG 546) and Daqing (FFG 576), and the Fuchi-class oiler Tai Hu (AOR 889) were hosted by the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cape St. George (CG 71) in […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s destroyer USS Stethem teamed with People’s Liberation Army-Navy PLA(N) guided-missile frigate Xuzhou (FFG 530) to practice the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) and conduct a search-and-rescue (SAR) exercise on November 20. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile ship, Stethem (DDG 63) concluded a scheduled port visit to PLA(N) East Sea Fleet of […]