The Chinese garrison on Pangong Lake, which straddles the India-China border, has been reinforced with new assault boats. At least six are now present on the lake, allowing for a mobile assault force of at least 60 troops.
Tag Archives : China
02 Sep 2020
The Pentagon published its annual Report on Chinese Military Power on September 1st, detailing « staggering amounts of new military hardware » and a People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) which is now the world's most powerful naval force.
30 Aug 2020
The Chinese naval shipbuilding industry continues to demonstrate an impressive production rate in 2020: The Dalian shipyard yesterday simultaneously launched two new destroyers for the PLAN: A Type 052 and a Type 055.
22 Aug 2020
Pakistan signed a first contract for the delivery two Type 054 A/P frigates in 2017. ...
05 Aug 2020
At last! Photos and videos by Chinese ships potters show that China's first amphibious assault ship, a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) known as Type 075 has finally started sea trials. The vessel set sails today at around 1:30PM local time departing its pier at the Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai.
28 Jul 2020
The Chinese Navy's newest amphibious warfare asset, the Type-075 LHD (Landing Helicopter Dock) is setting sail for the first time.
02 Jul 2020
A new type of vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was allegedly spotted last week aboard one of the two Type 075 LHD currently fitting out in China. Henri Kenhmann from East Pendulum has the story.
25 Jun 2020
UK-based maritime classification society Lloyd's Register will provide assurance and certification services for vessels being built in China for the Algerian Navy (likely similar to the Pattani-class or Centenary-class) and the Royal Thai Navy (an LPD based on the Type 071 class)
19 Jun 2020
On June 17, 2020, a commissioning ceremony was held for the new corvette Type 056A "Jingdezhen" at the PLAN Naval Base in Xiamen (Fujiang Province).