Chinese Propaganda Slams Taiwan Strait Transit

The US Navy destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg sailed through the Taiwan Strait on October 15, and the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) sent its naval and air forces to track and monitor the two warships in the whole course, said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the…

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7th Fleet Destroyer Transits Taiwan Strait

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit Sept. 17 (local time Taiwan) through international waters in accordance with international law. The ship’s transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military flies, sails, and operates anywhere international law allows.​

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China Cries Foul as USS Benfold Demonstrates FONOP in Spratley Islands

On Sept. 8, USS Benfold (DDG 65) asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the Spratly Islands, consistent with international law. This freedom of navigation operation (“FONOP”) upheld the rights, freedoms, and lawful uses of the sea. USS Benfold demonstrated that Mischief Reef, a low-tide elevation in its natural state, is not entitled to a territorial sea under international law. The…

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Communist Air Activities in the Southwestern ADIZ of ROC

Activities of the Chinese Communist People’s Liberation Army: 1. Date Date: September 3, 110, Republic of China (Friday morning) September.3,2021 (Friday morning) 2. Aircraft Type: One Y-8 ELINT (One Y-8 ELINT) Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft 1 sortie (One Y-8 ASW) Two H-6K aircraft sorties (Two H-6K) Three, activity summary Activity Area: Activity diagram, photos Flight paths as illustrated Fourth, the Air…

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Taiwan Lists Latest Communist Airborne Provocations

China’s southwest airspace dynamics Air activities in the southwestern ADIZ of ROC Activities of the Chinese Communist People’s Liberation Army: 1. Date Date: August 17, 110, Republic of China (Tuesday morning) August.17,2021 (Tuesday morning) 2. Aircraft Type: Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft 1 sortie (One Y-8 ASW) Yun-8 remote dryer 1 sortie (One Y-8 EW) Air Police-500 aircraft 1 sorties (One KJ-500…

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China Resumes Production of Type 054A Frigates

August 12, 2021 (propaganda) – China is reportedly building another batch of Type 054A frigates for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) after it had launched two new ships of this class over the past few months, a move Chinese military observers said on Thursday was aimed at rapidly expanding the country’s naval fleet amid the need to boost…

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Newly revised regulations on Chinese naval vessels come into force

August 12, 2021 (propaganda) – With the approval of China’s Central Military Commission (CMC), the trial version of the newly revised regulations on naval vessels has formally come into effect since July 1, 2021. The regulations have systematically adjusted and re-standardized the provisions on combat readiness, training, management, and support of naval vessels. Since the implementation, the main battleships such…

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Việt Nam denounces China’s military drill in Hoàng Sa Islands

Việt Nam on Thursday (August 5th) condemned China’s newly announced military drill near its Hoàng Sa (Paracels) archipelago as a serious violation of the country’s sovereignty. Spokesperson for the foreign ministry Lê Thị Thu Hằng made the comment during the press briefing in Hà Nội, in response to a military drill held between August 6-10 in the northern part of…

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Communist China Coast Guard 2301 Reconnoiters Senkaku Islands

June 16, 2021 – The China Coast Guard (CCG) 2301 fleet conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands on June 16, according to an online statement by the CCG. This marks the sixth time that Chinese officials announced patrol information in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands since 2021. According to official public records, the CCG 2502…

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Yuanwang-6 Returns from Tianzhou-2 & Shenzhou-12 Missions

June 22, 2021 – China’s Yuanwang-6 space-tracking ship returned to its homeport on Monday after completing its telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) tasks for the Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft and Shenzhou-12 manned spaceship missions. Yuanwang-6, China’s third-generation space-tracking ship, was at sea for 29 days, sailing more than 5,000 nautical miles for the two missions. On May 29, China launched Tianzhou-2.…

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