Warships participating in RIMPAC-2016 conduct replenishment-at-sea

Source: China Military OnlineEditor: Yao Jianing
2016-06-24 11:09


The guided-missile frigate Hengshui (Hull Number 572) receives fuel from the comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu (Hull Number 966) by way of astern replenishment. The comprehensive supply ship Gaoyouhu (Hull Number 966) conducted a replenishment-at-sea with the guided-missile destroyer Xi'an (Hull Number 153) and the guided-missile frigate Hengshui (Hull Number 572) in the western Pacific Ocean on June 23, 2016. The three ships assigned to the PLA Navy were en route to Hawaii to participate in the RIMPAC-2016 multinational joint exercise hosted by the U.S. Navy from June 29 to August 4, 2016.

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