Military Periscope Logo

Russian, Chinese Ships Kick Off Joint Naval Exercise

April 24 2012


China and Russia are in the midst of a joint maritime exercise in the Yellow Sea, reports MSNBC.

The large-scale Maritime Cooperation-2012 exercise, being held off the resort city of Qingdao, began on Sunday and is scheduled to run through Friday.

On Saturday, the Russian guided-missile cruiser Varyag was reported to have arrived in the area.

Three Udaloy-class destroyers and three support ships from Vladivostok were also sent to participate, said officials.


Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2022

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.