|The first normalized blue-sea training mission of the navy in 2014 comes to its end consummately. (China Military Online/Qian Xiaohu, Gao Yi, Gan Jun)|
On February 11, the blue-water training formation of the South China Sea fleet of Chinese navy, consisting of amphibious landing craft Changbaishan and destroyers Wuhan and Haikou, berthed in a naval port in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. The first normalized blue-sea training mission of the navy in 2014 came to its end consummately.
According to Jiang Weilie, the commander of this formation and the commander-in-chief of the Fleet of South China Sea, this blue-water training has not only further intensified the specialization in such key and difficult problems as "air defense and countering missiles" and "countering submarines", but also effectively enhanced the military operation ability.