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PLAN Type 051B Destroyer Shenzhen 167 after modernization

Chinese CCTV-7 TV recently released the video of Type 051B Destroyer Shenzen 167 after its modernization. During the modernization period, the destroyer...

China sends new naval fleet to Gulf of Aden for escort...

The 35th fleet of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on Tuesday (Apr 28) left the port city of Zhoushan in...

China launches second Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship

The second Type 075 LHD was launched today (22st April) at the Hudong Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai. The launch was made at...

Fire at Chinese Type 075 Helicopter Carrier (UPDATED)

According to Chinese local social media accounts, the first Chinese Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) caught fire while in the dock...

PLA Navy designs drills under “infected area” scenarios

As the country that suffered the most from Coronavirus, China has started to design the naval exercises it performed accordingly. Sailors...

China navy drills in Pacific

Chinese South Sea fleet is holding military exercises in the vicinity of International Date Line in Pacific. Chinese 161st Task Force composed of...

China to stop building corvettes as navy prefers destroyers

China will reportedly stop building its Type 056 corvettes after the navy shifted its focus to ordering bigger warships for high sea...

Chinese unmanned mini-destroyer “JARI” in sea trials

The PLA Navy unmanned surface vessel conducted its first sea trials, according to Ordnance Industry Science Technology. The 15 meter vessel, dubbed as...

China, Pakistan kick off “Sea Guardians-2020” naval exercise in Karachi

The PN-PLAN Bilateral Exercise, code-named Sea Guardians-2020, kicked off at the Pakistan Navy Dock Yard in Karachi, Pakistan on the morning of...

Iran to hold four-day naval drills with China and Russia

Russia, Iran and China will hold four-day joint naval maneuvers that will kick off on December 27, spokesman for the Iranian Armed...

China commissioned two more Type 056 Jiangdao Class Frigate

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) recently commissioned two more Type 056/056A Jiangdao-class corvettes (47th and 48th) into service, according to...

Bangladesh procures two Chinese Type 053H3 frigates

Senior Bangladeshi Navy officials received two Chinese Type-053H3 frigates, Jiaxing (Hull 521) and Lianyungang (Hull 522), in Shanghai Jiangnan Shipyard on December...

China commissions second aircraft carrier “Shandong”

China's second aircraft carrier, named Shandong (Pennant Number : 17), was delivered and commissioned to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy on...

India Claims that Chinese Spy&Research Ship Entered Indian Waters

According to the Indian Press, Chinese ‘Spy & research’ Ship SHI YAN 1 entered Indian territory near Port Blair in Indian Ocean...

Russian Cruiser Arrives Cape Town for Joint Drills

The Slava-class missile cruiser ‘Marshal Ustinov’ of the Russian Navy’s Northern Fleet has arrived at one of the world’s southernmost ports, South...

Russian Cruiser Marshall Ustinov Conducts Drills with PLA and South African...

As a part of the oversea policy of Russia, the Northern Fleet’s missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov performing long-distance deployment missions in the...

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to be Commissioned Soon

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) second aircraft carrier, the first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Type 002 (CV-17), is being prepared...

Japan and China conducted naval drills after 8 years

The Maritime Self-Defense Force of Japan has conducted “goodwill exercises” with the Chinese Navy for the first time in eight years, the...

Chinese Type 052D Class Destroyer to Visit Japan

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy Type 052D guided-missile destroyer Taiyuan (131) arrived at Yokosuka port of Japan on 10th October...

China deploys guided-missile destroyer to Japan naval review

  PLA Navy is to deploy a Type 052D guided-missile destroyer to Japan's naval review. China's state-owned CCTV reported Monday (Oct 7) the "Taiyuan"...

China Welcomed Type 075 Amphibious Assault Ship

China's first amphibious assault ship was launched in Shanghai on Wednesday (Sep 25), coming closer to the completion of its construction project.The...

Chinese spy ship heading towards Australia to monitor Exercise Talisman Sabre

  The Australian Defence Force is closely tracking a high-tech Chinese spy ship as it makes its way towards Australia ahead of this...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS...

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Christened And Launched

The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paulinto the Menominee River at the Fincantieri...

Chinese Navy supply ship refuels three ships at once

PLA Navy (Chinese Navy) supply ship HONGHU 963 refueling three ships at once on 7 Feb in waters of Pacific Ocean. The comprehensive...

Chinese scientists make progress on submarine communication

Researchers conduct test transmission of real-time data between deep ocean transponders and Beidou navigation satellite system in western Pacific. Analysts say it...

Chinese fleet returns from escort mission

A Chinese navy flotilla returned to Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday (Jan 27) after completing its mission of escorting civilian...

Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace starts visit to Fiji

The Chinese naval hospital ship Ark Peace, which is on Mission Harmony-2018, arrived on Thursday (Aug 2) in the Fijian capital city of Suva,...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted...

A Chinese warship will take part in multinational military exercises hosted by Australia in September in a sign of a possible diplomatic rapprochement between...

China launches next-generation destroyers expected to be armed with electromagnetic railgun

Type 055 likely to be armed with experimental electromagnetic railgun Two of China's newest-generation guided missile destroyers - Type 055 - have been launched in...

China planning for Arctic operations

A research report published in the Chinese Journal of Ship Research suggests that China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is considering future submarine operations...

28th Chinese naval escort taskforce wraps up visit to South Africa

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce left the Port of Simon's Town, Cape Town, South Africa, on Monday (July 2) morning after a four-day...

China, ASEAN to hold maritime drill

China and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have scheduled a joint maritime exercise to take place later this...

Chinese naval formation conducts real combat training

A flotilla sent by China's Eastern Theater Command has been undertaking a real combat training in high seas since it set out on June...

PLA Navy deploys ‘new type of electronic warfare aircraft’

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s South China Sea Fleet deployed a “new type of electronic warfare aircraft” in its recent combat maneuvers, a...

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy.

New corvette Wuhai joins PLA Navy. The commissioning ceremony of the new corvette Wuhai of the PLA Navy was held at a naval port in...

Russian warships visit to Shanghai

Russian warships Admiral Panteleyev and large ship tanker Boris Butoma has arrived with unofficial visit to the city of Shanghai, the People’s Republic of...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters...

The 28th Chinese naval escort taskforce arrived at the east waters of the Gulf of Aden on Dec 23, local time, to replace the...

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark returns to home.

The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark has finished its eight-day humanitarian medical service in Timor-Leste and left the Dili Port for home. During its...

PNS SAIF arrives in Shanghai on goodwill training mission. 

Pakistani naval ship SAIF arrived at Wusong Naval Port  on Thursday (Nov 30) on a goodwill visit and to participate in a joint naval...