China News Service, Qingdao, October 24 (Reporter Sun Zifa) The Chinese Navy’s Nanchang ship, which successfully completed the Sino-Russian "Joint Maritime-2021" joint military exercise and the first joint maritime cruise, lasted 14 days and had a total voyage of nearly 4000 nautical miles in October. On the afternoon of the 24th, he returned home in triumph and returned to Qingdao Military Port smoothly.

  As the first ship of the Type 055 10,000-ton class destroyer independently developed by China, the Nanchang ship, named after the birthplace of the People’s The international and domestic society is concerned.

  The Nanchang ship untwisted from the Qingdao Military Port Wharf and set sail on October 10, and met with the Kunming, Binzhou, Liuzhou, and Dongpinghu ships from the PLA’s eastern, southern, and northern theater navies. Formed a formation of Chinese ships to cross the Tsushima Strait and rush to the exercise waters together.

  From October 14th to 17th local time, the Sino-Russian "Sea Joint-2021" exercise was held in the waters near Peter the Great Bay in Russia. The two sides jointly organized formation communications, formations to pass through mine threat zones, elimination of floating mines, formation of air defenses, and seas. Shooting, joint maneuvering, joint anti-submarine exercises and other subjects.

  During the joint exercise, the Chinese 055 guided missile destroyer, the Y-8 anti-submarine patrol aircraft and other multi-type platforms went abroad for the first time to participate in the joint exercise. Naval aviation went to the target sea area via Russia for the first time to perform missions. The joint anti-submarine exercise was implemented day and night, and a breakthrough was achieved Fixed-wing anti-submarine patrol aircraft, ship-borne helicopters, and surface ships of the two navies coordinated anti-submarine anti-submarine operations.

  From the end of the joint exercise to October 23, China and Russia each formed a joint formation of 5 warships, 10 warships and 6 carrier-based helicopters, and organized the implementation of the first Sino-Russian joint naval cruise. The joint formations of the two sides crossed the Sea of ​​Japan and passed through Tsugaru. The strait entered the Western Pacific and sailed through the Osumi Strait into the East China Sea to separate with Russia. During the cruise, the joint voyage, joint maneuver, and actual use of weapons were successfully completed.

  The Chinese formation command post on the Nanchang ship stated that in the nearly half a month since the joint naval exercises and joint cruises, the Chinese and Russian navies have experienced high winds and waves in the sea crossing, exercises, cruising, and tracking of relevant countries. Efficient cooperation is carried out during the integration, together to maintain international and regional strategic stability, further develop the China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership of cooperation in the new era, and effectively enhance the joint action capabilities of both parties.

  During the joint exercise and the first joint cruise with Russia, the Nanchang ship exercised all-round air, sea, and submarine strike capabilities, tested its airworthiness in high seas and waves, and competed with the Kunming ship, Binzhou ship, and Liuzhou ship. , Dongpinghu ship and other Chinese ships have demonstrated a good image of the Chinese Navy in the international arena.

  It is understood that after the Sino-Russian joint ship formation separated in the eastern waters of the East China Sea, the Chinese ships also returned to their respective military ports.

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