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    From CDF, the 4th 053H2G/Jiangwei I Tongling 542 now transfered to Coast Guard
    Photos 10.05.17 at Shanghai Shenjia

    CH 053H2G Tongling - 542.jpg CH 053H2G Tongling - 542  - 2.jpg
     
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    and now (footage inside)
    Chinese aircraft carrier formation returns from HK visit
    Xinhua| 2017-07-16 12:57:13 http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-07/16/c_136447525.htm

     
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    Liaoning returned to the base after a 22-day outing and 4,600 nautical miles
     
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    LOL it's all right not look at what I posted right above, but you might've noticed
    CV-16 Liaoning Thread II ...News, Views and operations Hendrik_2000, Yesterday at 9:15 PM

     
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    yesterday in the North Sea:
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    thought you guys might want to hear something funny:

    yesterday Russians announced a strategy outline for their Nay until 2030:
    Yesterday at 9:17 PM
    what I missed at first was they say they want to be second just to the USN!

    the document can be downloaded in PDF: publication.pravo.gov.ru/Document/GetFile/0001201707200015?type=pdf

    point #41
    "Россия не допустит существенного превосходства военно-морских сил других государств над Военно-Морским Флотом и будет стремиться к его закреплению на втором месте в мире по боевым возможностям."

    I'm curious what the official translation would be, my off-handed is:

    "Russia won't allow its Navy to be significantly surpassed by naval forces of other countries, and will aim at securing the second biggest [naval] combat capabilities [in the world]."

    just LOL
     
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    If the deadline is 2030 and the goal is "second biggest" navy in the world then they are not planning to be behind China but rather behind the US, as at that time the US will still have a healthy lead over every other navy, including China's.
     
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    LOL obviously they implied they would be bigger than the Chinese Navy
    but http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/440683-explaining-a-joke-is-like-dissecting-a-frog-you-understand
    so I'm leaving it
     
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    Wonder if they're talking about by vessel count or tonnage, or a more abstract quality like firepower.
     
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    A Borei-class submarine probably has more firepower than the entire Chinese Navy. :eek:

    Of course such assessment methodology leaves out a few details. ;)
     
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