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 : PLAN
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.
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.
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).
02 Jun 2020
China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, "Shandong" (pennant number 17), departed the Dalian Shipyard on May 25 for sea trials in the northern region of the Yellow Sea.
22 Apr 2020
China's second amphibious assault ship, a Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) known as Type 075, was launched in Shanghai today by Hudong Zhonghua shipyard. The vessel is intended for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).