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Chinese military monitors USS Benfold’s transit in Taiwan Strait

The US guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold sailed through the Taiwan Strait on July 28. The Chinese PLA Eastern Theater Command (ETC) organized naval and air forces to track and monitor the US warship in the whole course, said Army...

Video: Inside China’s Newest Type 052DL Destroyer, Suzhou 132

China Central Television (CCTV7) published a video of China’s newest Type 052DL class destroyer, Suzhou 132. It shows the interior, mainmast, engine room, flight deck ops, amongst others. https://youtu.be/8jZ98-XuHrQ The fourth improved Type 052D guided missile destroyer of the Chinese People's...

USS Benfold’s deployment near Paracel Islands arises tensions between the U.S. & China

According to a press release issued by the U.S. Navy, USS Benfold (DDG 65) asserted navigational rights and freedoms in the vicinity of the Paracel Islands (China calls Xisha Islands), consistent with international law on 12 July. "Unlawful and sweeping...

China and Vietnam navies conduct joint patrol in Beibu Gulf

Chinese PLA Southern Theater Command and the Vietnam People's Navy wrapped up the 30th joint patrol in the Beibu Gulf on June 25, China Military reported. China and Vietnam each deployed two naval vessels to participate in this joint patrol....

Video: Inside China’s First Type 075 LHD Hainan (31)

China Central Television (CCTV13) published a video of China’s first Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship Hainan (31). It shows the interior layout, elevator, flight deck ops, amongst others. Hainan was commissioned on 21 April 2021. The Type 075 landing helicopter...

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