Chinese frigate Weifang arrives in Cape Town on Sunday in preparation for a joint navy drill. Photo: Xinhua

China, Russia and South Africa team up for first joint naval drill

  • Chinese frigate deployed as part of PLA Navy’s mission to become a blue-water force, observer says
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Chinese frigate Weifang arrives in Cape Town on Sunday in preparation for a joint navy drill. Photo: Xinhua
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China has built a batch of its Type 054A frigate for Pakistan. Photo: Handout

Chinese ships and radar boost navies of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

  • Anti-stealth radar seen at Pakistan’s airbase, while China builds ships for its navy, refurbishes others in Bangladeshi colours and gifts vessel to Sri Lanka
  • Latest supplies come amid suggestions that China is encircling India by developing relationships with its neighbours
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China has built a batch of its Type 054A frigate for Pakistan. Photo: Handout
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