Russian and Chinese naval exercises start in the Sea of Japan

Joint Russian-Chinese naval exercises “Maritime Cooperation-2021” have started in the Sea of Japan, the press service of the Russian Pacific Fleet of the Russian Navy said

Russian and Chinese naval exercises start in the Sea of Japan

“A joint Russian-Chinese naval exercise, Maritime Cooperation-2021, is being held in the Sea of Japan from October 14 to 17”, –  the press service said.

The Russian Navy is represented at the naval exercises by the anti-submarine ship Admiral Panteleyev, the Project 20380 corvettes Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov and Gromky, two base sweepers, the Project 877 submarine Ust-Bolsheretsk, as well as a missile boat and a rescue tug.

The People’s Liberation Army of China (PLA) Navy engaged the destroyers Kun Ming and Nan Chang, the corvettes Bin Zhou and Liu Zhou, as well as a diesel submarine, an integrated supply ship and a rescue vessel.

During the exercise “Maritime Cooperation – 2021” crews of Russian and Chinese ships will work joint tactical maneuvering, anti-mine support units, conduct artillery firing at naval targets, will search and block a submarine of the conventional enemy in the designated area.


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