Maritime

Chinese Submarine Headed to Gulf of Aden For Counter Piracy Operations

“China has sent a submarine to the Gulf of Aden to help in counter piracy operations — a first for the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) submarine fleet, according to the Chinese Ministry of National Defense. In a press briefing last week, ministry spokesman Col. Geng Yansheng confirmed a PLAN submarine was headed off the coast of Somalia to join a Chinese task force effort to piracy in the region.”

Source: Chinese Submarine Headed to Gulf of Aden For Counter Piracy Operations – USNI News

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