Sunday, June 18, 2017

Where is the PLAN?

Currently there are 12 PLAN surface ships dispatching abroad from their home bases (2 DDG, 6 FFG and 4 tankers). 

Chinese naval escort taskforce visits New Zealand

Chinese naval fleet visits Iran

Chinese naval fleet visits Pakistan

And of course, Gulf of Aden.  

Monday, January 03, 2011

it's not just a job it's an adventure

Want to join the PLA Navy? To see the world, perhaps fight off a pirate or two around the Gulf of Aden? Be careful what you wish for you might end up defending Fairy Bay (神仙湾) in Xinjiang, the highest PLAN outpost, 5100 meters above sea level (here).

Sr Col 赵兴德 Zhao XingDe, commander of the Naval Boarder Defense Regiment.

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