PLAN Type 054 FFG Thread II

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    How does SMT Pielstick compare to Germany's MTU, who also competes with SMT for both Chinese and global markets. Why didn't they use MTU engines on the 054X, just like on the 052X destroyers?
     
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    Or like almost all China diesel submarines (using MTU)?
     
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    Not only China but most of the world submarine use MTU But it is highly specialized naval diesel engine for submarine
    Have they indigenized the MTU engine?
     
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    thought I might share this interesting view from the tweet
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    A 6-day joint naval exercise held by #China, #Russia concluded Sat in Qingdao, E China's Shandong. The defense exercise featured various joint drills and 2 submarines, 13 surface ships, as well as fixed-wing airplanes, helicopters, and marines participated in it.
     
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    All I know is that Shanxii produce MTU engines under license for military vessels.
     
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    My error. IMDEX is in Singapore.
     
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    for by78, LOL!
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