Search This Blog

Loading...

Monday, June 15, 2015

New base for Diaoyutai patrols planned for Wenzhou

China Coast Guard 2901China's coast guard is planning to build a new base in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province for its new 10,000-tonne cutters to carry out routine patrol missions around disputed islands in the East China Sea, reports the Tokyo-based Kyodo News.

The islands are controlled by Japan, which calls them Senkaku, but are also claimed by China as Diaoyu and by Taiwan as Diaoyutai.

Details about the command and supply base were recently revealed on the Zhejiang provincial government's official website. Each of the base's six berths is capable of accommodating a 10,000-tonne cutter.

Read more

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: only a member of this blog may post a comment.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.