22 July 2017

News Story: Chinese naval fleet arrives in Russia for joint drill

Chinese Navy Warships (File Photo)
KALININGRAD, Russia, July 21 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese naval fleet reached Russia's Baltic city of Kaliningrad Friday, ready for a joint drill with Russia scheduled in the Baltic Sea in late July.

The Chinese fleet consists of one destroyer, one frigate, one supply ship, ship-borne helicopters and marines. The Russian side includes one frigate, fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and marines.

The two sides plan to conduct air-defense, maritime search and rescue, underway replenishment and other exercises.

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