Solemn farewell ceremony of Chinese Navy ship formation was held in the Sea of Okhotsk

Conducting a march of ships in column on head-on, ships of the Joint Sea 2017 international exercise participants thanked each other for a joint work. Having finished the exercise, crews of two states’ ship formations, including missile cruiser Varyag, major antisubmarine ship Admiral Tributs, rescue ship Igor Belousov, destroyer Shijiazhuang, frigate Daqing, supply ship Dong Pinghu and rescue ship Changdao, moving in column on head-on thanked each other for the joint work. The Joint Sea 2017 exercise was held at the Pacific Fleet base on September 18-25. The exercise included…

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Chinese Ships in Vladivostok for Joint Sea 2017

A four-vessel Chinese naval fleet comprised of the guided-missile destroyer Shijiazhuang (Hull 116), the guided-missile frigate Daqing (Hull 576), the comprehensive supply ship Dongpinghu (Hull 960) and the submarine rescue ship Changdao (Hull 867), arrives at a naval port in Russia’s Vladivostok on Sept. 18, 2017. The second stage of the China-Russia Joint Sea – 2017 military exercise is scheduled to be held in Vladivostok from September 18 to 26, 2017. (eng.chinamil.com.cn/Photos by Li Sanhong)    

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Chinese naval fleet departs for joint drill in Russia

A Chinese naval fleet sailed from a port in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province Wednesday for Russia’s Vladivostok to take part in a scheduled joint military exercise with the Russian navy. The fleet consists of missile destroyer “Shijiazhuang,” missile frigate “Daqing,” comprehensive supply ship “Dongpinghu,” and submarine rescue ship “Changdao.” The fleet is carrying ship-borne helicopters and deep submersible rescue vehicles.The upcoming drill, which will be held in the Sea of Japan and Okhotsk, is the second phase of an annual joint naval drill between the two countries. The…

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