The Australian Department of Defence can confirm that on 17 February 2022, a P-8A Poseidon detected a laser illuminating the aircraft while in flight over Australia’s northern approaches.
Tag Archives : PLAN
26 Jan 2022
The Russian-Chinese naval drill Peaceful Sea-2022 took place in the western part of the Arabian Sea.
06 Jan 2022
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,
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.
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.
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,
18 Oct 2021
The Russian-Chinese joint exercise Maritime Interaction 2021 took place October 14-17 in the Sea of Japan.
12 May 2021
A candid photograph of a brand new submarine has surfaced on Chinese social media. We ...