2021 has been a fruitful year for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy). At least eight Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG), two amphibious assault ships (LHD) and one nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) joined the PLAN fleet,
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30 Dec 2021
China's second Type 075 Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) (NATO reporting name: Yushen-class LHA) was commissioned with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy)'s East Sea Fleet. The vessel is named after Guangxi (广西), an autonomous region located in South China and bordering Vietnam and the Gulf of Tonkin.
29 Dec 2021
When a Chinese submarine entered the Malacca Strait on December 20, heading towards the Indian ...
24 Dec 2021
China has started transferring Type 056 corvettes from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy) to the Chinese Coast Guard (CCG).
08 Dec 2021
A Chinese government survey ship, Da Yang Hao, has been accused of illegal activities in ...
30 Nov 2021
China' fourth Type 055 Destroyer (NATO reporting name: Renhai-class cruiser) was commissioned on 11 November 2021 with the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy)'s North Sea Fleet. The vessel is named after Anshan (鞍山), a large city in Liaoning province, located in northeastern China.
28 Nov 2021
China's third amphibious assault ship, a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) known as Type 075, departed the Hudong Zhonghua shipyard (Shanghai) to start its sea trials on November 25. The vessel is intended for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
05 Nov 2021
The United States Department of Defense (DoD) released its annual report on military and security developments involving China, commonly referred to as the China Military Power Report. The report says the Chinese Navy is now the largest in the world with 355 ships.
29 Oct 2021
Several pictures by local plane spotters surfaced today showing two key aircraft of the future Chinese aircraft carrier airwing in flight...
26 Oct 2021
Russian and Chinese warships conducted the first ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean on October 17-23,