14 December 2022

Office of Naval Intelligence just published latest China Maritime Ship Recognition Guide!!

Check it out! Don’t miss the China government naval/maritime ship recognition guide graphic that the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) just released! First time this unparalleled resource has been publicly updated in two years and ten months…

Worth waiting for! PRC Navy, Coast Guard, and Maritime Militia forces all documented authoritatively as nowhere else.

Even a quick glance reveals the sheer scope and scale of Beijing’s three Sea Forces. The only downside to digesting this Open Source/OSINT cornucopia is that you may need to strengthen your eyeglass prescription to discern the dozens of hull forms and hundreds of pennant numbers…

China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), Coast Guard, and Government Maritime Forces 2022–2023 Recognition and Identification Guide (Suitland, MD: U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence, 14 December 2022).

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