Shandong Sails Through Taiwan Straits

The aircraft carrier Shandong of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy reportedly sailed through the Taiwan Straits on Tuesday, the same day a US destroyer also made a transit in the region, with experts saying on Wednesday that the US warship’s provocative move, which came right after its consecutive trespasses in Xisha and Nansha islands in the South China…

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Shandong Ends Maintenance, Prepares for Voyage

As China’s second aircraft carrier, the Shandong, has reportedly left the port where it received its first scheduled maintenance since it was commissioned, analysts said on Sunday the domestically built carrier will be well prepared for far sea operations thanks to the refurbishment. The Shandong was launched from the main dock of Dalian Shipyard in Northeast China’s Liaoning Province on…

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China Claims USS Ralph Johnson Shadowed Carrier Shandong

The PLA Eastern Theater Command monitored, tracked and maintained a high level of alert as US destroyer USS Ralph Johnson transited through the Taiwan Straits on Thursday, Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson of the PLA Eastern Theater Command said on Saturday, stressing that the US’ such provocation is sending wrong signals to secessionists on the island of Taiwan, which is…

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CCP Naval Academy grads to join Navy’s carrier fighter jet force

November 27, 2020 – The first flight students-turned-pilots for the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s aircraft carrier-based fighter jet force have gained initial operational capability, said a spokesman for the Defense Ministry. Senior Colonel Ren Guoqiang said at a news conference on Thursday afternoon in Beijing that these young aviators, who are in their 20s, have recently carried out landing and…

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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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