Chinese, Thai marines to hold joint training exercise

Source: China Military OnlineEditor: Zhang Tao
2016-05-16 15:54

BEIJING, May 16 (ChinaMil) -- The Chinese and Thai marines will conduct a joint military training exercise code-named "Blue Strike 2016" from May 19 to June 10 in Thailand as agreed between the two militaries.

With humanitarian assistance as the topic, this joint training is made up of 4 stages, namely, sealift and garrisoning, joint training at sea, joint training on land, summary and withdrawal.

As the third joint training involving marine corps of the two countries, it aims to promote friendly exchange and pragmatic cooperation between the two navies, and increase their capability to jointly respond to non-traditional security threats and challenges.

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