“Joint Russian-Chinese Sea 2021 naval exercises are taking place in the Sea of ââJapan from October 14 to 17,” the press office said in a statement, TASS reported.
The Russian Navy is represented in the exercises by the large anti-submarine warfare vessel Admiral Panteleyev, the corvettes Project 20380 Hero of the Russian Federation Aldar Tsydenzhapov and Gromky, two coastal-type minesweepers, the submarine Project 877 Ust-Bolsheretsk, a missile boat and a rescue tug.
Chinese warships participating in naval maneuvers include destroyers Kunming and Nanchang, corvettes Qinzhou and Luzhou as well as a diesel submarine, supply ship, and rescue ship. A group of Chinese warships arrived at the anchorage site in Peter the Great Bay on October 13, the press office said.
In addition, 12 airplanes and helicopters from the Pacific Fleet and the Chinese Navy are involved in the exercises, the statement said.
During their joint maneuvers, the crews of the warships of the two countries will practice joint tactical maneuvers and mine countermeasures for naval groups and also organize artillery fire against maritime targets, track down and block a fictitious enemy submarine in the designated area, the press service clarified.