PLAN Fleet supply vessels

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  1. asif iqbal
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    Very good ship

    China needs more of these submersibles

    It was recently sent to Djabouti for Chinese base there

    Many features useful to navy
     
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    903.jpg

    Rumored 9th Type 903 being fabricated
     
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    Definitely a Type 903

    Question is how old is this photo ?
     
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    Got this from Pakdef, posted by LKJ86. This might be the next Type 901.

    forum(93).jpg forum(92).jpg
     
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    Looks more like a 903.
     
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    the 9th 903A is under construction...
    ..principal stats length 178.5 meters width 24.8 meters, full load of more than 23,000 tons ..
    ..from beginning of 2008 8 ships [incl 903] have been serving as the escort supply ships in the Gulf of Aden ..

    [​IMG]
     
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    Great ship!

    Chinas tanker fleet is growing and anti-piracy has been great learning curve and these units go back 15 years on and off

    2003-2 launched
    2012- 2 launched
    2014- 2 launched
    2015- 2 launched
     
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    anyone heard of this nuclear powered tanker China is working on ?
     
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    There's a brief mentioning of the nuclear supply ship in the attachment.

    http://eng.chinamil.com.cn/view/2018-09/10/content_9277212.htm
     
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