Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Chinese navy will participate in the RIMPAC multinational naval exercises

The Chinese navy will participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multinational naval exercises, said Liang Yang, the navy spokesperson, on Thursday.

Attending the drill will be a missile destroyer, a missile frigate, a supply ship, a hospital ship, a submarine rescue vessel and two helicopters.

As previously agreed by the Chinese and U.S. navies, China will take part in a series of exercises, including damage control and submarine rescue, said Liang.

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Sports events and exchanges will be held between the two sides, Liang added.

Naval forces from China will join a U.S. warship in the west Pacific in mid-June and then sail to Pearl Harbor in formation.

In 2014, the Chinese navy participated in RIMPAC multinational naval exercises for the first time.

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