Friday, Dec 09, 2022

China navy


For China, maritime awakening came in last century. In India, it is long overdue

September 15, 2020 8:41 am

As we watch the situation in Ladakh unfold, it becomes increasingly obvious that not only is a military resolution improbable, but a “hot-war” may be unaffordable for both nuclear-armed countries

How China increased its naval fleet in Asian waters

April 30, 2019 5:40 pm

Since 2012, China's navy has taken delivery of 41 Type 056 Corvettes with production continuing, according to IISS. A total of between 45 and 60 of these ships are expected to join the fleet.

China, ASEAN navies stage first emergency drills amid feud

August 03, 2018 3:22 pm

Singapore's navy hosted the drills at a training center in Changi naval base, where officers coordinated their force deployments and helicopter landings on navy ships.

China's first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

May 13, 2018 2:04 pm

China reportedly plans to have four aircraft carriers by 2030 to beef up its navy as it asserts its claims in the Indian Ocean and the disputed South China Sea.

China begins building third aircraft carrier

January 05, 2018 10:08 pm

The carrier's construction has started even as another home-grown carrier is being built at a Shanghai shipyard since last year, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported quoting People's Liberation Army (PLA) officials.

Chinese navy gets new nuclear submarine

September 21, 2017 7:46 pm

The submarine could be Type 094 or Type 093, but not the next generation nuclear-powered ballistic submarine Type 096, since Type 096 is too advanced and not to be completed soon, Song Zhongping a military expert told reporters.

Chinese navy commissions 3 ships first time on same day

March 10, 2016 12:29 pm

Compared with predecessors, the new design has a lower radar signature, which makes it harder to detect it at sea, and a streamlined design that helps speed up the loading of amphibious vehicles.

China navy launches first self-propelled floating dock

March 01, 2016 7:59 am

The dock can handle cruisers, destroyers and submarines, but not aircraft carriers, and cope with waves up to 2 metres (6.6 ft) high.

India,China to order 100 naval ships each by 2032: report

May 13, 2013 3:55 pm

Combined order of both nations will account for 30% of volume to be ordered by Apec in next 20 years.

China forms first carrier-borne aviation force

May 11, 2013 12:57 pm

The move signals its determination to enhance the reach of its fast-expanding navy's might.


China celebrates 70 years of Naval history

April 25, 2019 8:26 pm

Speaking at a forum in the eastern city of Qingdao, following a major naval parade marking 70 years since the founding of the Chinese navy, China's navy chief Shen Jinlong said everyone needed to follow the rules and "safeguard good order".