Seeking to directly equal the number of VLS on a ship to ship basis or even on a fleet to fleet basis is not sensible.The 052E should carry as many VLS (or even more than) as ABs. That´s the only way to counter the us number of vls.
LOL, what I love the most about Americans is that, as the only superpower remaining, they will not let go of the chance to use even the most trivial little gain they had on the most unnoteworthy battlefield to boost their own ego. They really reminds me of, (pardon my coarseness), a mental illness called "little dick syndrome".tanker war, Granada, Panama, Iraq invasions 1991, 2003 etc all won by the US.
It doesn't say much from what I can see, basically what you described.???? Maybe someone can read this for me. Some kind of update is being done on a 052C. One of the Type 730 might be getting replaced by HQ-10. Two hangers? If any upgrade is done on Type 346 radar, it would be internal. The modules can be changed internally to new ones within the panel so it would be hard to tell from the outside when it is finished. If they are turning the hanger from one to two hangers, the rear rotary VLS might be deleted. There might also be less mechanicals below the HQ-10 compared to the Type 730. Is the VLS being changed in the ship?
Translated from Japanese by Google
One 052C destroyer has been refurbished, and an additional hangar at the stern has been added. It is unknown whether the radar or VLS has been refurbished.
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