China's warships in 2017

Source: Globaltimes.cn-81.cn Published: 2017/12/29 7:35:32

Highlights: China's warships saw numerous joint military drills, overseas escort missions, friendly visits and humanitarian medical services, among others this year. The editors of China Military Picture Center selected the year's most memorable images of the nation's warships.

  • The launching ceremony of the first domestically made aircraft carrier is docked at the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation Dalian Shipyard on April 26, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • The PLA Navy's new destroyer, the Type 055, a 10,000-ton domestically designed and manufactured vessel, was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard in East China's Shanghai on June 28, 2017. It is equipped with new anti-air, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons. Photo: 81.cn

  • Sailors attend the commissioning ceremony of the first comprehensive supply ship Hulunhu in Guangzhou on September 1, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • J -15 carrier-based fighter jet takes off from aircraft carrier Liaoning during a training exercise. Photo: 81.cn

  • A J -15 carrier-based fighter prepares to land on aircraft carrier Liaoning during a training exercise. Photo: 81.cn

  • A J-15 carrier-based fighter plane is ready to take off on July 1, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • People visit the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Liaoning in Hong Kong on July 8, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • Aircraft carrier Liaoning, missile destroyers Jinan and Yinchuan and missile frigate Yantai arrive in Hong Kong harbor on July 7, 2017. Sailors on the carrier stood in a formation that reads “Hello Hong Kong!” to mark the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China. Photo: 81.cn

  • People visit the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Liaoning in Hong Kong on July 8, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • China Navy Peace Ark hospital ship docks in Freetown, Sierra Leone to begin an eight-day friendly visit and humanitarian medical mission on September 19, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • Peace Ark medical team doctors give medical exams to locals on Atauro Island, East Timor on December 16, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • Missile destroyer Changchun, missile frigate Jingzhou and integrated supply ship Chaohu embark from Shanghai's Huangpu River on April 23, 2017 to begin a 180-day tour that includes friendly visits to more than 20 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Oceania. Photo: 81.cn

  • Missile frigate Huanggang docks at Toulon military port, southern France on October 15, 2017. Photo: 81.cn

  • Vessels from China’s South China Sea Fleet conduct rescue drills in the east Indian Ocean on February 20, 2017. Photo: 81.cn






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