"Queen photographer" is online again, Japan's Ministry of Defense: Chinese naval formation crosses the Osumi Strait

2021-09-15: [Original Article Link].

"Global Times reported, according to Japan's Kyodo News agency 14th reported that Japan's Defense Ministry integration staff monitoring the day said in a news release, the Chinese navy 2 guided-missile destroyer, 1 supply ship and 1 intelligence-gathering ship, A total of 4 ships sailed through the Osumi Strait between Osumi Peninsula and Tanedao in Kagoshima Prefecture, and entered the East China Sea from the Pacific Ocean. According to the report, wherein 3 in Aug to after dui ma hai xia along the Sea of Japan north and then build-up to 4 from zong gu hai xia out into the Pacific Ocean. Formation of the guided-missile destroyer has 10th day of this month was found in the Amami Oshima on the east side of the adjacent areas over which the drone of the suspected Chinese submarines near. The Japanese side has recently issued a series of developments on the Chinese Navy. On 12 September, the Ministry of Defense declared that a "suspected Chinese submarine" had been found in the contiguous area on the east side of Amami Island to sail northwest, but did not enter Japanese territorial waters; On August 24, japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force found that Type 055 destroyer nan chang jian, 052D type destroyer Guiyang ship, 1 903-type support ship and 1 815-intelligence-gathering ship of the Chinese Navy through zong gu hai xia.

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