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  1. Lethe
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    What does the colour-coding indicate? Shipyards?
     
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    Yes, but I wonder how reliable the names are. Lhasa for 055 no.2?
     
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    What happened was that Lhasa city was in the progress to apply for the naming of a 10000 ton class destroyer (055) according to the city website. But there are another two other cities trying to get destroyers naming after their cities, Nanning (provincial capital) and Taiyuan.

    The chance of Lhasa to be named for 055 is no bigger than Nanning, or no smaller.

    The table is made by fans, so you know how reliable or not it is. It is just a guess work at best, an over-enthusiastic netizen bloating at worst.

    This is another manifestation of the recent trend in China about regionalism, bloating ego of localism, pitting one over another for vanity and pride.
     
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    I think the table is pretty accurate. Taiyuan being a 052D will be commissioned later this year. Preliminary confirmation of Lahsa being a 055.

    What Nanning would be is really a guess. But China is running out of provincial capital cities, it's only reasonable to believe that it'll be named after a 055. So really not a surprise for Lahsa to get a 055.

    I don't see anything wrong of being proud of where you are from, that's not a bad thing. If the place you live doesn't have a good reputation in your fellow countrymen, there got to be some reason behind it other than pure prejudice, unless we are talking about how some people in Hong Kong view things...;)
     
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    Some say Nanning got a 052D, might be the first ”longer” version. But this is really just rumor at this stage; if that's the case then they got it a bit too early, should have waited.

    Maybe Taibei or Gaoxiong can be used for 055 too, can't rule that out completely.

    Name matters! Using smaller cities to name top line capital ship just feel bad. If it were me I would use Chongqing, Tianjin to name 055s, though technically they should be for carriers.

    Maybe XiongAn can get one...it's supposed to be Shenzhen the second.
     
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    The latest progress on Jiangnan shipyard's expansion...

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    The Russians taking the ZBD-05 for a spin...

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    Is there any news about the review of ZBD-05 from Russia or any other countries who take part inf the exercise? I remember that Russian news talked about the Type 96 some time ago. It was not a good review, but at least we can see Type 96 from other people outside China. So I wonder about ZBD-05 review from other countries too.
     
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    Largest conventional submarine
     
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