TRENDING Naval parade celebrates PLA Navy 70th anniversary


Naval parade celebrates PLA Navy 70th anniversary

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09:12, April 24, 2019

A maritime parade was held in east China's Qingdao on April 23 to mark the 70th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy.

The parade started around 12:40 pm BJT (04:40 GMT) and finished around 3:30 pm (07:30 GMT).

The first stage of the parade featured 32 Chinese naval vessels and 39 aircraft, including China's first aircraft carrier Liaoning and nuclear-powered submarines.

The vessels sailed in six groups, including submarines, destroyers, frigates, and aircraft carrier, while the aircraft flew in 10 echelons, showcasing warplanes for early warning, reconnaissance, anti-submarine patrol, as well as bombers, carrier-based fighters and helicopters.

Check out the video to see this inspiring parade. 

(Video source: People's Daily; Story written by He Jieqiong)

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