Home GRASP GRASP/China Hong Kong rolls out red carpet for Liaoning aircraft carrier and accompanying...

Hong Kong rolls out red carpet for Liaoning aircraft carrier and accompanying warships

203
0
SHARE

Two destroyers and a frigate enter local waters along with China’s famous aircraft carrier
Two destroyers and a frigate from the battle group led by the Liaoning aircraft carrier were given a red-carpet welcome by Hong Kong’s top officials Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung at the People’s Liberation Army’s base on Stonecutters Island.
The CNS Liaoning sailed into Hong Kong waters, its first port call in the city, at about 7am on Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of the city’s handover to Chinese rule.
Liaoning: everything you need to know about China’s first aircraft carrier
The fleet comprises the aircraft carrier, the guided-missile destroyers CNS Jinan and CNS Yinchuan, the guided-missile frigate CNS Yantai, and several J-15 carrier-borne fighter jets and helicopters.

Continue reading...