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US Navy Destroyer USS Sterett Docks at Zhanjiang for Port Visit to Chinese Navy

The Sterett and USS Dewey (DDG-105) were together deployed to Asia last March.


China Still Mass Producing One Type 056 Corvette Every Two Months

A total of six Type 056 corvettes joined PLAN in 2016.

PLAN Commander

Vice-Admiral Shen Jinlong is new Commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy

His flag experience at sea is limited, however, since he has led PLAN warships for only two years.


Chinese and Russian Marines Boost Soldier-to-Soldier Communication

The PLA admitted military exchanges between China and Russia involve more frequent soldier-to-soldier communications.

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