Type 054/A FFG Thread II


Tam

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Ongoing I believe. The image was a from a series of photos taken around Hudong that included up-to-date ones for the 075 LHDs.
Hmm. Let's see if she will retain the Type 382 currently removed now, or they will put something else.
 

Tam

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Are there any plans for an 054A MLU program?
Based on the historical record, the PLAN keeps ships as long as over 40 years, and unless they are given away, it would be safe to assume they will perform an MLU to these ships. Its better a question of how they would do it, not if.
 

Tam

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Posted by LKJ86 at the PDF. Via @_老年_ from Weibo

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I am not sure if these two are PLAN 054A that are being refitted or even MLU'ed, or Pakistan 054A/P. There is a new structure on the top of the hanger, possible for a new radar or some other RF equipment. The 054A/P has a base to install the export Type 517E VHF radar, similar to what the ships on top has, and that's something totally new as far as the 054A class is concerned. But there are also indications that these are not new ships, but old ships that have some wear and tear. Another thing to note is that the pictures are of two separate ships, not two pictures of the same ship from different angles.
 

Tam

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Posted by LKJ86 at the PDF. Via @_老年_ from Weibo

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I will make you guys decide if these two ships are 054A being MLU or if they are 054A/P.

Note the base installed on top of the hanger and compare this to the additional radar being added to the 054A/P on the back on top of the hanger. It looks like a Type 517 variant or metric wave radar. This is the official model of the 054A/P.


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The next is another ship, likely to be the 054A/P in a dock across the Huangpu river where the 075s are built and where another 054A/P is still being built. Note that it also has this base built on top of the hanger.


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Tam

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No MLU here just a massive overhaul, old parts replaced with new parts of the same kind.
 

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