Type 056 Class Opv/corvette


The Observer

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I found a
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with some pretty detailed narration about 056's evolution so far. It's a very old Taiwanese military enthusiast website, so it's not really mobile-friendly and it's in traditional mandarin, but the overall content seems to be of high quality. Google Translate result is very readable and I think it's a great read. Recommended to check it out.
 

Tam

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I found a
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with some pretty detailed narration about 056's evolution so far. It's a very old Taiwanese military enthusiast website, so it's not really mobile-friendly and it's in traditional mandarin, but the overall content seems to be of high quality. Google Translate result is very readable and I think it's a great read. Recommended to check it out.

Indeed. You can't get sharper pictures of the VDS than these.

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xyqq

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A view of 502 Pingdingshan from another 056 corvette under the PLA Northern Theater Command:

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Helicopter deck of 502 Pingdingshan:

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22-round firing of 76mm main gun:

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30mm CIWS firing:

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From another angle:

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30mm shells exploded in water:

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Marjohn

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Tam

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The metal mesh is cool to know. This is definitely a member of the last batch: Enlarged SATCOM port side, flat panel SATCOM over the bridge, and the enhanced Type 726-5 ESM.
 

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