Here is NavalNews.com's August Monthly Recap. There was a lot happening in the Asia Pacific region this past month: China's new LHD, Korea's aircraft carrier plans, RIMPAC 2020 and China launching a frigate for Pakistan.
Tag Archives : LHD
28 Aug 2020
The two Project 23900 amphibious assault ships (LHD) under construction at the Zaliv Shipyard in Kerch in Crimea will be capable of operating in the Arctic
05 Aug 2020
The "Ivan Rogov" and the "Mitrofan Moskalenko", the first Russian LHD / amphibious assault ships of project 23900 will be able to operate as floating headquarters or command ships.
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.
21 Jul 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin participated in the keel laying ceremony of several vessels for the Russian Navy, including the next generation Project 23900 amphibious assault ships. The ceremony took place on 20 July at Zaliv Shipyard in Kerch for the LHD (and remotely for the other vessels).
13 Jul 2020
US Navy sailors reported a fire aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) while moored pier side at Naval Base San Diego July 12, at approximately 8:30 a.m. Thus far seventeen Sailors and four civilians are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital. All crew members have been accounted for.
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.
26 May 2020
According to TASS news agency, the Russian Ministry of Defense signed a contract with the Zaliv shipyard in Kerch for the construction of the first two Russian universal landing ships (UDC) or LHD for a total amount of about 100 billion rubles on May 22, 2020. This was reported to TASS by a defense industry source.
25 May 2020
The French Navy (Marine Nationale) LHD Mistral and frigate Guépratte, have joined Operation ATALANTA. The mission aims at strengthening maritime security and combat pricay in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.