PLA Navy conducts drills in East China Sea

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/9/9 17:03:51

China's People Liberation Army (PLA) Navy conducted large-scale military exercises in the East China Sea in the past few days.

Ships which participated in the drills included three Type 052C missile-equipped destroyers, multiple Type 054A guided-missile frigates and a 056 corvette, news website reported on Saturday.

The ships formed two fleets - the Xuzhou and Jinan fleets. The two fleets practiced dozens of tasks in the drills, including anti-scuba diver defense, firing at island targets using the main guns and underway replenishment.

The report did not disclose the exact dates and area of the drills.

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