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China, Thailand conclude joint naval marine corps training

2012-05-25 13:50:56 GMT2012-05-25 21:50:56(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Marine forces of China and Thailand hold a closing ceremony for a joint military training in Shanwei, south China's Guangdong Province, May 25, 2012. China and Thailand respectively sent teams of 372 members and 126 members to participate in the training, codenamed Blue Commando-2012, from May 11 to May 25. The training, focusing on anti-terrorism, consisted of field survival training and other drills, as well as seminars. The training was the second of its kind by the two navies' marine forces since 2010. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Marine forces of China and Thailand take part in a joint military training in Shanwei, south China's Guangdong Province, May 25, 2012. China and Thailand respectively sent teams of 372 members and 126 members to participate in the training, codenamed Blue Commando-2012, from May 11 to May 25. The training, focusing on anti-terrorism, consisted of field survival training and other drills, as well as seminars. The training was the second of its kind by the two navies' marine forces since 2010. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

Marine forces of China and Thailand take part in a joint military training in Shanwei, south China's Guangdong Province, May 24, 2012. China and Thailand respectively sent teams of 372 members and 126 members to participate in the training, codenamed Blue Commando-2012, from May 11 to May 25. The training, focusing on anti-terrorism, consisted of field survival training and other drills, as well as seminars. The training was the second of its kind by the two navies' marine forces since 2010. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

SHANWEI, Guangdong, May 25 (Xinhua) -- China and Thailand concluded joint military training for the two countries' naval marine corps on Friday.

China and Thailand sent teams of 372 members and 126 members, respectively, to participate in the training in Shanwei, a city in south China's Guangdong Province, from May 11 to 25.

The training was aimed at strengthening capabilities for combatting regional terrorist organizations, and it focused on tasks such as light weapon firing, bomb defusing, wilderness survival, ambushing and handling an ambush.

The training was the second of its kind conducted by the two navies' marine corps since 2010.

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