28 Jun '18, 12pm

Chinese navy conducts training exercises near #Taiwan. #China

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessels have been conducting “real combat training exercises” in waters near Taiwan and on the high seas since 17 June, the PLAN announced in a 25 June statement. A naval formation comprised of the Luyang II (Type 052C)-class destroyer Jinan and the Jiangkai II (Type 054A)-class guided-missile frigate Huanggang sailed through the Bashi Channel and the Taiwan Strait and carried out exercises with other naval surface vessels as well as aircraft and coastal defence forces “in multiple sea areas”, said the PLAN, describing the move as “an important part of efforts to step up PLAN training and enhance combat capability”. Want to read more? For analysis on this article and access to all our insight content, please enquire about our subscription options at  ihs.com/contact

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