Type 001A (CV-17 Shandong) Aircraft Carrier News & Discussions

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    Or it is simply no. 1

    Then 003 will be no. 2 .... grrrr
     
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    It appears foreign dignitaries have been invited for the upcoming ceremony. Can anyone identify the vessel LY955 passing by carrier #2?

     
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    It is PLA "army" ship.
     
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    It is probably 17. In one of the pictures the stroke is slanted, it should be part of number 7.
     
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    LY955 stands for 陆运 L(u) Y(un) "Army Transport". Transport landing ship of the ground forces of PLA.
     
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    Could you please repost that certain image?
     
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    Via OedoSoldier:

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    Test of what????? Is the color the right shade of white????
     
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    I don't know ... esp. since the PLAN surely has enough experience in painting numbers on warship hulls.
     
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    The Type 002 carrier at Dalian is still waiting no be numbered and at least I can't see any sign that there is work on it today.

    (Images via @10969YUKIKAZE)

    PLN Type 002 carrier - 20191102 - 1.jpg PLN Type 002 carrier - 20191102 - 2.jpg PLN Type 002 carrier - 20191102 - 3.jpg PLN Type 002 carrier - 20191102 - 4.jpg PLN Type 002 carrier - 20191102 - 5.jpg PLN Type 002 carrier - 20191102 - 6.jpg
     
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