PLAN Type 072 LST News, Pics


FORBIN

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Good find a 072B the 3th after # 981, 982 very few modifications with 072A seems nothing for size.

For ESF as the 2 others, 5th AA Flotilla, normaly 15th Sqn/Shanghai-Qiujiang as the 2 others

2 others in construction.
 

FORBIN

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A video, rare !
Normaly with the 2 ohers 981 and 982.


Here same size as 072A
119.5 meters x 16.4 meters maximum displacement of 5,000 tons
Difference only :
As 072B type of performance and appearance was further optimized, fully enclosed hull superstructure, intermediate enclosed mast, boat floor through-type passage bow and aft deck, aft section has a large flight deck for medium helicopters landing.
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Jeff Head

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That video of the new Type 072 LST, 916, is great and it allows for some still pictures of the newer Type 072s, along with some from my:

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...that give us a rare look at the Type 072s as we have not seen them before here on this forum.

There are now a total of 30 of these vessels in the PLAN inventory, with 2 or 3 more building.

This post and the next three will give us a good look at them:

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Jeff Head

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...the 4th and final batch of the new Type 072 LST pictures:

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Again...the PLAN is continuing to build these vessels and another 2-3 are planned. Currently there are 30 of them. One of the most successful, and prolific PLAN designs to date.,
 

duskylim

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That video of the new Type 072 LST, 916, is great and it allows for some still pictures of the newer Type 072s, along with some from my:

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...that give us a rare look at the Type 072s as we have not seen them before here on this forum.

There are now a total of 30 of these vessels in the PLAN inventory, with 2 or 3 more building.

This post and the next three will give us a good look at them:

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I could be mistaken but that vessel is flying the PLA (not PLAN) flag. Hmm.... Army ship?
 
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