China's third Type 075 Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) was commissioned this week (likely today) with the People's Liberation Army Navy (Chinese Navy)...
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21 Aug 2022
A photo released today shows five Type 052D destroyers all taking shape in a construction dock at the Dalian shipyard.
04 Aug 2022
The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) promulgated exercise areas surrounding Taiwan in response to Nancy Pelosi's arrival on the island by aircraft escorted by US fighter jets on August 02, 2022. The exercise areas overlap Taiwan's territorial waters.
23 Jul 2022
The clearest image to date of China's future carrier-borne stealth fighter known as J-35 surfaced this week on Chinese social media Weibo...
19 Feb 2022
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.
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).