The Type 053H2G-class frigate taken over from the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) to increase the operational capabilities of the Sri Lanka Navy arrived at the port of Colombo on July 8th 2019.
Tag Archives : PLAN
24 Jun 2019
Several imageries and eyewitness accounts indicate that China likely conducted a missile launch on 2 June. Our colleagues from East Pendulum analyze the open source information and explain why the test could have involved the country’s next-generation submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), the JL-3.
13 May 2019
Since 2012, Chinese shipyards have launched 60 Type 056 corvettes and 20 Type 052D destroyers, illustrating once again the incredibly fast growing pace of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
30 Apr 2019
Chinese ship-spotters took pictures showing China' second aircraft carrier alongside the Type 901 supply vessel Hulunhu (呼伦湖 ) for the first time. This picture, taken on April 28th at the Dalian shipyard, shows the future of the PLAN carrier strike groups.
29 Apr 2019
A recent video report by CCTV sheds some new light on the KQ-200 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy).
27 Apr 2019
32 Chinese vessels participated in a naval parade, April 23, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy). Close to twenty foreign vessels were also invited to take part in the fleet review.
22 Apr 2019
32 Chinese vessels and 39 military planes are set to participate in the naval parade tomorrow, April 23, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy). Close to twenty foreign vessels will also take part in the fleet review.
21 Apr 2019
China's first carrier-based AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) should leave the assembly line and conduct its first flight soon.
16 Apr 2019
On April 8, 2019, Chinese engineering company Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industry (part of the state-owned shipbuilding corporation China Shipbuilding Industry Corp-CSIC) announced the sea (and land) trials of the “Marine lizard”, the world's first amphibious unmanned surface vessels (USV).
07 Apr 2019
Following over a year of work and dock trials at the Wuchang Shipyard, the old landing ship 936 Haiyangshan, transformed into a floating test rig for the Chinese Navy's new Railgun, descended from the Blue River for to reach the open sea by the end of 2018.