Russia and China hold naval exercises and practice capturing submarines

MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Russia and China have completed naval drills in the East China Sea, following a week of joint drills that included practicing capturing an enemy submarine with depth charges. marines and artillery fire at a warship, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

The Dec. 21-27 drills, titled “Maritime Interaction-2022,” included Russia’s Pacific Fleet and were carried out in the waters off Zhoushan and Taizhou in China’s Zhejiang province, the state news agency said. Chinese Xinhua.

“Warship detachments from the Pacific Fleet and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army naval forces carried out practical tasks within the framework of the bilateral naval exercise,” the Russian Defense Ministry said.

Warships are spotted in formation after a joint naval exercise in the East China Sea on Dec. 27, 2022.


The warships taking part in the exercises from December 21 to 27 included Russia's Pacific Fleet and were transported to waters off Zhoushan and Taizhou in China's Zhejiang province.

The warships taking part in the exercises from December 21 to 27 included Russia’s Pacific Fleet and were transported to waters off Zhoushan and Taizhou in China’s Zhejiang province.


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Chinese naval destroyer Baotou takes part in a joint naval exercise in the East China Sea on Dec. 26, 2022.

Chinese naval destroyer Baotou takes part in a joint naval exercise in the East China Sea on Dec. 26, 2022.


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“Vessels from both countries, with the support of anti-submarine aviation, jointly searched for a submarine of a conditional enemy and fired a salvo of jet-propelled depth charges,” the ministry said. .

The ministry released a video showing a group of Russian and Chinese warships in the East China Sea, with Russian sailors speaking Mandarin to their Chinese counterparts and Russian ships firing missiles.

A Russian Navy warship and helicopter are pictured after a joint naval exercise in the East China Sea on December 27, 2022.
A Russian Navy warship and helicopter are pictured after a joint naval exercise in the East China Sea on December 27, 2022.
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