Peace Ark hospital ship joins frigate Yangzhou for Gulf of Aden drill

Zhang Guanghao China Plus Published: 2017-08-17 18:40:52
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The Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark arrived in the eastern waters of the Gulf of Aden on Wednesday to provide medical services and start a 6-day joint exercise with missile frigate Yangzhou.

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark and missile frigate Yangzhou meet in the eastern waters of the Gulf of Aden on August 16, 2017. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark and missile frigate Yangzhou meet in the eastern waters of the Gulf of Aden on August 16, 2017. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

The Peace Ark is part of Mission Harmony 2017, and the missile frigate Yangzhou is conducting naval escort missions as part of the 26th Chinese naval escort task force.

Medical staff on China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark provide health care services to soldiers on the missile frigate Yangzhou on August 16, 2017. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Medical staff on China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark provide health care services to soldiers on the missile frigate Yangzhou on August 16, 2017. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

The hospital ship will hold a series of activities, including medical services, equipment maintenance, health lectures and psychological counseling to officers and soldiers serving on the missile frigate Yangzhou.

Medical staff on China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark hold exercises with soldiers on the missile frigate Yangzhou on August 16, 2017. [Photo: Chinanews.com]

Medical staff on China's naval hospital ship Peace Ark hold exercises with soldiers on the missile frigate Yangzhou on August 16, 2017. [Photo: Chinanews.com]


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