Naval warships complete training with sea voyage of over 7,000 nautical miles

China Military Online
Chen Zhuo
2021-12-24 17:59:19

BEIJING, Dec. 24 -- An open-sea training fleet of the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command returned to a military port in Zhanjiang, South China's Guangdong Province, on December 22 after completing a training mission of more than 20 days, with a total voyage of more than 7,000 nautical miles. The training fleet consisted of guided-missile destroyer Nanning (Hull 162), guided-missile frigate Hengshui (Hull 572), comprehensive supply ship Weishanhu (Hull 887), and shipborne helicopters.

During the more than 20 days of open-sea training, the fleet practiced anti-shore fire support, joint sea assault, anti-aircraft and anti-missile operations.

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