August 3, 2022
BEIJING – The Chinese military is scheduled to carry out live-fire exercises in the East China Sea starting Wednesday, according to the Zhejiang Provincial Maritime Safety Administration.
The administration said in a navigational warning published on Tuesday on its website the exercises would take place from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm each day through Friday. It released geographical coordinates of the drill zone, asking ships not participating in the event not to enter.
The People’s Liberation Army has conducted several live-fire exercises over the past several days.
Notice authorized to be released by Xinhua News Agency
Xinhua News Agency is authorized on Tuesday to release the following notice: from 1200 (Beijing Time) August 4 to 1200 (Beijing Time) August 7, 2022, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army will conduct important military exercises and training activities including live-fire drills in the following maritime areas and their air space bounded by lines joining:
25-15.26N 120-29.20E, 24-50.30N 120-05.45E, 25-04.32N 119-51.22E, 25-28.12N 120-14.30E
26-07.00N 121-57.00E, 25-30.00N 121-57.00E, 25-30.00N 121-28.00E, 26-07.00N 121-28.00E
25-34.00N 122-50.00E, 25-03.00N 122-50.00E, 25-03.00N 122-11.00E, 25-34.00N 122-11.00E
22-56.00N 122-40.00E, 23-38.00N 122-51.00E, 23-38.00N 123-23.00E, 22-56.00N 123-09.00E
21-14.00N 121-33.00E, 21-33.00N 121-18.00E, 21-07.00N 120-43.00E, 20-48.00N 120-59.00E
22-43.00N 119-14.00E, 22-10.00N 119-06.00E, 21-33.00N 120-29.00E, 22-09.00N 120-32.00E
For safety reasons, entering of vessels and aircraft to the above-mentioned sea and air space is prohibited.