Chinese electronic surveillance ship

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  1. asif iqbal
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    Overall 9 surveillance ships


    1 x Type 815 pennant 851
    4 x Type 815G pennants 852-855
    4 x Type 815A pennant 856-859

    Interesting last 4 units launched in 20 months

    1 in 2016
    2 in 2017
    1 so far in 2018
     
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    855 Tianquanxing monitoring exercise Malabar 2018.
    Df81nETVMAAuNk9.jpg Df81l6cUcAAauhH.jpg Df81lZpU8AM7YeK.jpg
     
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    They're not even subtle doing their intended purpose.
     
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    Well, are USN spy planes particularly subtle buzzing the Chinese coastline?
     
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    I wonder if a high speed intelligence ship would be useful.

    The USN ships that China needs to shadow could theoretically just dash away with Flank speed.
     
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    From what a F18 super hornet ?

    But these type of eavesdropping missions are really important, collecting electronic emissions from American carrier strike groups will be beneficial in hunting them down

    USN routinely practice “zero” emissions while in transit by switching off anything that can be switched off but low level of emissions can be detected if your close enough and that Chinese ship is close enough
     
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    The sea is a open space and anyone can pass, freedom of navigation does not only apply to western country’s
     
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    My thoughts exactly. PLAAF currently does not have the capability to fly near the Con-US but the PLAN can shadow the US Navy.
     
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    It looks to me that the Type 815 "855" is actually trying to join in with the ship formation.
     
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    from just looking at those pictures i would have thought PLAN #855 was ''invited'' to Malafuckbar 2018!:p
     
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