Type 052C/052D Class Destroyers


Tetrach

Junior Member
Registered Member
The doors that Tam is talking about, are not for torpedo tubes.

The torpedo tubes on 052D have a door that "slide open" to the side rather than "fold open" upwards, and are positioned slightly more forward of that location.

Don't want to sound like a jerk, but can you show me a picture of it ? Because I only see two doors, this one and the bay for the RHIB.
 

Tam

Colonel
Registered Member
Don't want to sound like a jerk, but can you show me a picture of it ? Because I only see two doors, this one and the bay for the RHIB.

Never mind this is a CG based on the 052D spotted on the shipyards. Made many years ago when the first 052D has yet to enter trials. This shows where the torpedo tubes are.


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Check the similar location on actual ship.

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by78

Brigadier
Some cool images from a recent exercise showing the moment chaff cartridges from a 052C exploded in mid-air. You can see the tiny parachutes attached to the cartridges.

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Richard Santos

Junior Member
Registered Member
That's a large cloud of ferrite particles. That's bound to create an enormous radar signature, which is the intention.
It’s probably more than just particles. something in that cloud has to be large enough to actually reflect the intended radar wave length.
 

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