Joint Training and Exercises


Escort Missions

China sends new naval fleet for escort mission

The 33rd fleet from the Chinese PLA Navy on Thursday left the port city of Qingdao in east China's Shandong Province for the Gulf of Aden to escort civilian ships.

2019-08-29 21:43:52

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" makes technical stop in Egypt's Alexandria

Chinese missile destroyer "Xi'an" of the 32nd Chinese naval escort fleet arrived at the port of Alexandria Naval Base of Egypt on Friday for a four-day technical stop.

2019-08-17 20:22:02

China's 31st naval escort fleet returns home after seven-month mission

The 31st fleet of the Chinese PLA returned to Zhanjiang City of south China's Guangdong Province on Friday after completing more than seven months of escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia.

2019-07-17 10:55:52

Chinese naval fleets escort over 6,600 vessels in Gulf of Aden, Somalia over past 10 years

For the past decade, a message that reads "We are the Chinese Navy escort fleet, please call us on channel 16 if you need help" has always been broadcasted in both Chinese and English to passing ships on the Gulf of Aden.

2019-04-19 22:16:02