China asked the Russian ships in the local Russian afraid to upgrade maintenance technology leak
Chinese navy is equipped with 12 Russian-made Kilo-class conventional submarines
LONDON Dec. 30 news: According to the Russian military Equality Network on December 29 reported that the Chinese navy currently has a total of 16 Russian-made equipment submarines and warships (12 “Kilo” class submarines and four “modern” class destroyers). After many years of use, these ships are now required to make the necessary repairs and modernization upgrades.
most of the ships built in the 1990s, the modern improvements have been inevitable. But Russia and China on how to repair these problems on the ship but had a huge disagreement. Russia proposes to carry out its own shipyard overhaul related work. The Chinese side hopes to carry out maintenance activities in its territory, while Russia is responsible for providing part of the technical staff and equipment. Of course, from the standpoint of China, in its territory the ship’s overhaul will undoubtedly reduce costs, while the Russians are worried that their ship repair equipment, technical secrets stolen by the Chinese people.
In addition, China also hopes that high-quality ships to carry out maintenance work, said the shipyard in Russia will be unable to achieve satisfactory quality standards. Earlier, India to buy Russian-made vessels shipyard repairs by Russia to upgrade when they encountered this problem, one of the most striking is undoubtedly the Russian delays in delivery of “Admiral Gorshkov” aircraft carrier.
China had previously tried to carry out alterations to the country’s shipyards to seek technical assistance to Ukraine to buy Russian-made submarines for maintenance and upgrades. It is reported that Chinese navy was completely on its own technology and their equipment, domestic equipment, “Kilo” class submarines carried out repairs. But the Uruguayan side of the help but no any result: Uruguayan side but not in the hands of the “Kilo” class submarine modernization and technical upgrading of the necessary information. This way, the Chinese people can only turn to Russia for related technologies.
present, Russia and China are still negotiating on this issue. (Compiled: Spring)