Communist China Deploys 39th Somalia Patrol

The 39th escort task force of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) left a military port in Qingdao, Shandong Province, on September 26 for the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters to take over merchant ships escort mission from the 38th Chinese naval taskforce there. The 39th escort taskforce is comprised of the guided-missile destroyer Urumqi, guided-missile frigate Yantai…

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Communist Chinese Carrier Returns to Qingdao

May 1, 2020 – China’s Liaoning aircraft carrier formation Thursday returned to a military port in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province, after nearly one month of trans-theater training in the far seas. The training was a routine arrangement in the annual plan, featuring a long duration, many subjects, high intensity and complicated air and sea situations, said a military statement,…

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