China's first Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) caught on fire yesterday (11 April 2020) according to several pictures and videos shared on Chinese social media.
Tag Archives : PLAN
28 Feb 2020
A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft was lased by People’s Republic of China (PRC) navy destroyer 161 on Feb. 17 while flying in airspace above international waters approximately 380 miles west of Guam.
03 Jan 2020
Here is NavalNews.com's eleventh monthly report (December 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
30 Dec 2019
The Chinese naval shipbuilding industry maintained its impressive production rate in 2019. In the past week alone, no less than 3 destroyers and a corvette were launched by various yards.
17 Dec 2019
China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, "Shandong" (penant number 17), was delivered and commissioned today in to the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese navy) in Sanya, South China’s Hainan Province.
30 Sep 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's eighth monthly report (September 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
09 Sep 2019
China's 2nd aircraft carrier (the 1st one fully built locally) completed its 7th set of sea trials in August. It will highly likely be commissioned with the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese navy) by the end of the year.
05 Aug 2019
17 years after the start of the program, the construction of the 20,000 tons Type 071 landing platform dock (LPD) seems to be reaching its end after two lots of orders, 8 units in total. Construction of the Type 075 landing helicopter dock (LHD) and the design of a larger version (known as Type 075A), however, are just starting.