here is the first ever glimpse Of China’s Nuclear Submarine Fleet
The warships from the three fleets of the Chinese Navy reached the West Pacific Ocean to conduct a drill on Thursday.
They are respectively from the North China Sea Fleet, the East China Sea Fleet and the South China Sea Fleet.
The unit from the East China Sea Fleet, which is composed of two frigates, Zhoushan and Xuzhou, sailed into the West Pacific Ocean at 04:30 on Thursday morning. They are under the command of the guided missile destroyer Guangzhou, which, together with three frigates Huangshan, Zhoushan and Xuzhou, formed the “Red Force”.
With various types of shipborne helicopter, the “Red Force” has stronger strike, detection sea and anti-submarine capabilities. In addition, it is also equipped with long-range bomber and can launch long-range air attacks against the “Blue Force”.
“The difficulty for us is to detect the targets as far as possible. identify the targets as fast as possible and assess the damage we caused to the targets in a timely manner. But all is ready for us,” said Jiang Weilie, commander of the “Red Force”.
The “Blue Force” is composed of guided missile destroyers Shijiazhuang and Shenyang and missile frigate Yantai, which also have arrived at the area for the military drill. It has stronger surface strike capability and air defense capability.
Apart from the shipborne helicopter, the “Blue Force” is also equipped with air warning plane, which will provide information to support the drill.
The exercise, which began Friday and will last until the beginning of November, is expected to improve high sea combat capabilities and the application of information technology.