Chinese landing ship sets off for Sino-Thai joint drills

China Military Online

Source: XinhuaEditor: Zhang Tao

2016-05-16 08:40

ZHANJIANG, Guangdong, May 15 (Xinhua) — A landing craft of China’s Nanhai Fleet on Sunday left a naval port in Zhanjiang, south China’s Guangdong Province, for Thailand en route to joint drills by the two countries’ marine corps.

“Changbaishan,” with 266 marines aboard and two shipboard helicopters, will participate in a month-long training, codenamed Blue Commando-2016.

The joint drills will focus on marine delivery of humanitarian aid with joint training at sea and onshore.

It is the third drill by the two navies’ marines since 2010.


Looks like they are bring there new Landing transport ship

长白山 / Changbai Shan 989

See related post:

China, Thailand set to hold joint military exercises

See details Type 071 amphibious transport dock: HERE

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