PLAN Type 071 LPD News, Pics, and Reports

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    Still need to see the launch of 7th

    And modules of 8th
     
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    .... said to be thus one: :)

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    Well some say that the order is for 8 units

    I thinks its 9 that 3 for each fleet

    after that we may see LHD 3 units

    so a amphibious ready group would consist of 3 x LPD + 1 x LHD per fleet or maybe ESF or SSF might even get 2 ARGs and NSF none we will see
     
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    A newly released old image, taken around June of 2018...

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    It looks like one of the hulls is being moved...

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    Not conclusive enough sorry

    Can’t say 8th is under construction
     
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    987 commissioned alongside 161.

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    Commissioned within a month of launching ?!?!! o_O whoa....
     
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    You mean a year?

    Anyhow, a year is much less time than it takes for combatants to be commissioned from launch. This can be attributed to the quantity and complexity of sensors and weapon systems of combatants while a Type 071 only has a few self-defence systems, a relatively simple main gun, and a task group command suite.
     
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    interesting, I thought 161 was commissioned last year but appears not.

    How many 052Ds were commissioned in 2018 then? 3? 118, 155, 131?
     
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