Monday, September 12, 2016

China And Russia Will Start Their Naval Drill In The South China Sea This Monday

CRI English: China, Russia naval drill begins Monday

Eight days of naval drills between China and Russia are getting underway today in the South China Sea.

The exercises come on the heels of Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent move to publically back China's stand in the South China Sea.

The Chinese navy's spokesperson Liang Yang says the "Joint Sea-2016" exercise includes surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft, ship-borne helicopters and marines from both sides.

"Chinese and Russian participants will undertake defense, rescue, and anti-submarine operations, in addition to joint island seizing and other activities."

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More News On China And Russia Starting Their Naval Drill In The South China Sea This Monday

China-Russia Launch South China Sea Naval Wargames -- AP
China, Russia naval drill in South China Sea to begin Monday -- Reuters
China, Russia to stage military drills in South China Sea -- AFP
China, Russia navies to hold navy drill in South China Sea -- CCTV
China, Russia to hold joint naval drill in South China Sea -- IBTimes
Joint China-Russia naval drill in contested South China Sea set to kick off -- Japan Times
Russia, China to conduct joint military exercises in South China Sea -- UPI
Chinese, Russian Navies to Hold 8 Days of Naval Exercises in the South China Sea -- The Diplomat
Russian-Chinese Naval Exercise Cooperation 'Highly Effective' -- Spuntnik
The “strategic triangle” that would allow Beijing to control the South China Sea -- Quartz

1 comment:

thorsten ayen said...

Looks like things are heading in a negative direction