BEIJING, Mar. 29 (ChinaMil) — China’s first indigenous aircraft carrier has once again made headlines recently. The Chinese navy may see a major restructuring after its homemade aircraft carrier enters into service, said Rear Admiral Yin Zhuo, a Chinese naval expert, in an interview. Photos posted online this month indicated the aircraft carrier had been […]
Two amphibious dock landing ships Jinggangshan (Hull 999) and Kunlunshan (Hull 998), three Type 726 Yuyi class landing craft, air cushion (LCAC), and two Z-8 ship-borne helicopters advance in formation during a beach landing exercise at an undisclosed sea area in late March, 2017. They are attached to a landing ship flotilla of the South […]
Thailand’s navy will receive three submarines under Bt3.6 billion (US $104.2 million) worth agreement it signed with China. “It’s finally Chinese submarines for Thailand. But the government would pay for only two as the third one was ‘a free gift’,” Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha announced Wednesday. The three submarines are Yuan Class S26 T, which […]
Since 2014 till now, there are four Type-055 DDGs are currently being built in China, two in Shanghai and two in Dalian, respectively. It is believed that the first one in Shanghai Changxing Shipyard is soon to be launched into the water in April. It is currently being installed with the upper structure. 055’s fully […]
chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2017-03-23 13:45 Series of Haiyi underwater gliders are on display at a workshop in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China’s Liaoning province, on Dec 17, 2016. [Photo/VCG] A domestically developed underwater glider set a new world record by reaching a depth of 6,329 meters, breaking the previous record of 6,003 meters held by […]
Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/3/23 7:38:25 Three China Coast Guard (CCG) vessels conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands on Wednesday, according to an online statement by the State Oceanic Administration. The vessels are CCG 2308, 2337 and 31239. China conducts such patrols on a regular basis.
China’s second aircraft carrier 001A started fitting glass windows on the bridge island in Dalian Shipyard.
The Yulin Naval Base is shaping up to be the most strategically important military base in the South China Sea. By Damen Cook, March 09, 2017, thediplomat.com Near the picturesque city of Sanya, at the southernmost tip of Hainan Island, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy is methodically preparing itself for the next phase of […]
Mr. Wenming Hu, the president of China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation recently visited Dalian shipyard which is currently building 001A aircraft carrier, 055 class destroyer, and 052D destroyers.
This picture shows China’s first 50,000-ton military-civilian dual-use semi-submersible vessel named “Zhenhua 33” prepares to berth at a port in Qidong City , China’s Jiangsu Province on March 14, 2017. QIDONG, JIANGSU, Mar. 15 (ChinaMil) — China’s first 50,000-ton military-civilian dual-use semi-submersible vessel was brought into service in Qidong City, China’s Jiangsu Province, on March […]