Type 055 DDG Large Destroyer Thread

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    Already posted on this very page.
     
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    the first picture by78 posted above in #5864 shows the shipyard overall better, including the aft helipad of 055 #1 in the top left corner of the picture.

    Not sure why the photo you posted is so zoomed in.
     
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    Counting the surface combatants at JNCX in that picture...

    2 055s in the water
    +1 confirmed in assembly

    4 052Ds in the water of which 1 is 052D+/052DG/whatever you want to call it

    + 1 055 or 052D that cannot be determined from its aft, in advanced stages of construction
    + modules in the right corner that look like they could be for 1-2 055s or 052D+s

    So 9-10 decent sized surface combatants in that single picture

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    Off topic. How do those LCAC's stay afloat when they are not...'on'?
     
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    It's either magic or the hull has positive buoyancy. Take your pick.
     
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    would this magic support the full payload of the craft?
     
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    What hell is going on ?

    Wow 9 x LCAC I thought 7 intially

    Why are they not out doing training missions ?

    These are new or old ? I think old not new

    Question is why are they in dock ?????
     
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    Some high-resolution magazine scans of Dalian's twin launch + a unit fitting out at Shanghai...

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    Because they are in the fitting dock?

    Any boat or ship that is within this fitting pool is ... fitting.
     
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    Something evident in these pictures. Some of these 052D are still using Type 730. The Type 055 is using Type 1130. The "improved" Type 052D we have seen come out a while ago appears to have the Type 1130. Visually, the Type 1130 has a more squared housing than the Type 730.
     
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