A Chinese spy ship, which was tasked to gather details including the depth and salinity in parts of the Bay of Bengal, was spotted close to the Indian coast.
The ship was located roughly northeast of Paradip port and is currently in the Bay of Bengal. The “research vessel” was tasked to get details including the depth and salinity in parts of the Bay of Bengal. These data are particularly useful for submarine activity in the future.
The ‘Hai Yang Shi You’ is a modern ship, built in Tianjin in 2015, and weighs about 2,000 tonnes. These ships have been regularly sent into the Indian Ocean by the Chinese Navy and currently, there are two other research vessels in the area. Here is what is known so far about the said ships.
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