39th PLAN Escort Group’s First Operation for 2022

On January 4, local time, the 39th Chinese naval escort taskforce safely escorted eight Chinese fishing boats to the southern waters off the Bab El-Mandeb Strait, successfully completing the first escort mission in 2022. The escort taskforce received the escort application from eight Chinese ocean-going fishing vessels on December 28, 2021, local time. These fishing vessels were affiliated with China…

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Communist China & Vietnam Conclude 31st Joint Patrol in Beibu Gulf

According to relevant agreements between the Chinese and Vietnamese militaries and the routine annual plan, the 31st joint patrol in the Beibu Gulf, conducted by the Chinese PLA Navy and the Vietnam People’s Navy, wrapped up successfully on November 26, 2021. China and Vietnam each dispatched two naval vessels to participate in this joint patrol, which lasted for nearly 28…

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JMSDF Tracks Communist Chinese Ships

The Maritime Self-Defense Force will be about 105km east-northeast of Miyakojima around 7:00 am on Friday, November 12th. Chinese Navy Luyan III class missile destroyer moving northwest in the area of Confirmed a total of 3 ships, 1 ship, 1 Jankai class II frigate and 1 edge class supply ship bottom. After that, the ship went north in the sea…

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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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Frigate Yantai Conducted Weapons Trials in Yellow Sea

The guided-missile frigate Yantai (Hull 538) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Northern Theater Command fires its main gun at mock sea targets during a maritime live-fire training exercise in waters of the Yellow Sea in late July. The training exercise focused on subjects including striking maritime and aerial targets, joint search and rescue, anti-submarine…

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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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Aircraft carriers, destroyer prepare for Chinese Navy’s 71st anniversary

April 23, 2020 (propaganda) – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy is conducting intensive exercises with its new combat forces including two aircraft carriers and a 10,000 ton-class destroyer, with the Navy preparing to celebrate the 71st anniversary of its founding on Thursday. As the Chinese Navy develops, the world should not forget that it is a force for…

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