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Xiangtan (531)
« on: January 31, 2019, 08:43:38 AM »
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Guided-missile frigate Xiangtan (531) was commissioned to the People's Liberation Army Navy on Feb. 24, 2016. (Source: Navy.81.cn)

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Re: Xiangtan (531)
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2019, 01:38:39 AM »
Chinese frigate leaves for international live-fire exercise
Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-26 19:43:52|Editor: mingmei

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/26/c_138013086.htm

NINGBO, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese frigate Xiangtan set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, Friday for an international live-fire exercise in waters near the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Singapore.

With a displacement of over 4,000 tonnes, frigate Xiangtan will bring a helicopter and a special forces team to join in the exercise, which will last from April 29 to May 15 as a part of the ASEAN Defence Minister's Meeting-Plus.

Participating vessels will assemble at the port of Busan, the ROK for communication check and opening ceremony from April 29 to May 30 and carry out exercises between May 1 and May 12. The opening day for naval vessels and closing ceremony will be held in Singapore from May 12 to May 15.

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Frigate Xiangtan used to carry out escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia in 2016




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Chinese frigate returns after international exercise
Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-22 00:54:44|Editor: yan

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-05/22/c_138077952.htm

BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese frigate Xiangtan returned to a military port in Zhoushan, east China's Zhejiang Province, Tuesday after finishing an international exercise.

The exercise lasted from late April to May, and was part of the ASEAN Defence Minister's Meeting-Plus.

Frigate Xiangtan conducted exercises including rescuing ships hijacked by pirates, maritime communications and helicopter landing with participating vessels from other counties.

The frigate also attended opening and closing ceremonies for the exercise and an opening day in Singapore. It took 26 days for the frigate to complete the voyage of over 5,600 nautical miles.