India to send a sharp stealth warship to visit China show ambition
<span class=" the img_descr "Indian-made state-of-the-art" Shivalik stealth frigate
original title: India’s stealth warships first visit to China
called the pinnacle of military exchanges between the two countries show India’s involvement in the Asia-Pacific ambitions
Global Times special correspondent Zhang also relaxation], including India most advanced domestic Shivalik stealth frigate, including four Indian ships Day dock Shanghai International Cruise Terminal Pier. Six years later, the Indian naval fleet another visit to China is called “In recent years, Sino-Indian military exchanges pinnacle moment”. The fleet had been visited Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, South Korea and Japan, external reports and the feelings of the “Global Times” reporter clearly show the ambitions of India’s desire was deeply involved in the Asian and Pacific Affairs.
13 noon, led by Kumar, Major General, Commander of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet of the India fleet arrived in Shanghai to begin a five-day goodwill visit. The fleet includes the “Rana” guided missile destroyer, “Shivalik” missile frigate, “Kamu Ke corvettes and” Shakti “oil and water supply ship. In May of this year, the Chinese Navy offshore sailing training ship “Zheng He” visited the port of Cochin, southwest India, Indian naval ships visit to China is considered the “Zheng He’s visit to India a return visit. Indo-Asian News Agency, India and warships, naval diplomacy “that the two Asian powers rising expectations in the maritime sector to build stronger strategic mutual trust, the Press Trust of India said that the visit is the military in recent years, India the peak moment of the exchange.
Shivalik rear deck of the frigate, the Indian side held a brief news conference. Reportedly, during the visit of the Indian Army generals have a wealth of maritime experience, Chopra from India, India’s Eastern Naval Command, a small Navy patrol ship captain serving has been done to the aircraft carrier captain; Kumar Indian stealth warship combat authoritative experts, and served as captain of the Indian Army a stealth warship.
visit to Shanghai, four Indian warships, the most eye-catching is the first visit to China, “Shivalik” missile frigate. As India’s first domestic stealth frigates, “Shivalik” the overall design is significantly higher than the counterparts of other ships and tidy neat. From the appearance point of view, aboard the ship of light gray paint to blend stealth design ideas in France and Russia, with smooth outer surface, well-designed superstructure, and select absorbing composite materials to reduce radar reflection surface, the alleged invisibility India The Taer Wa “class stealth frigates bought from Russia better.
But “Shivalik” course of construction are not smooth, keel laying began in 2000, after several twists and turns until April 29, 2010, the official service. On the complexity of the equipment from the ships, it is not difficult to find the reason of the ship, “giving birth”. “Global Times” reporter roughly counted, “Shivalik” use at least eight different countries, weapons and equipment: including the bow of the Italian-made 76 mm guns, the Russian system “Shiji Li,” ship to air missile, Israel The fire control radar, the French electronic warfare systems, the LM 2500 gas turbine. Although these weapons and equipment are the world’s advanced level, but to different countries to integrate into the same boat and to ensure the combat effectiveness of the difficulty is very high. However, the Indian Navy service status of these warships are very satisfied, and exhibition of “Shivalik” specifically to the Chinese reporters photos of the “club” and the supersonic Brahmos missile launched from the vertical launch system. New Delhi, India TV also claimed that on the 10th, Shivalik-class stealth frigates to India to ensure control over the Indian Ocean and Asia-Pacific region and the dominant position of the ace.
visiting fleet, “Rana” guided missile destroyer is obviously showing the old state. Rana, “the Soviet Union improved on the basis of” Cassin-class destroyers built by India, it was the only destroyer of the Indian Navy, but the rapid development in recent years with the Indian Navy, “Rana” The number of the position has gradually been replaced by Indian-made “Delhi class destroyers, compared to the glorious” Shivalik frigate, Soviet ships “Rana” unique complex superstructure has been far behind the times.
India rediff website on the 12th, the Indian fleet arrived in China, has visited Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, South Korea and Japan. Allegedly, to the formation of multi-ship voyage to visit so many countries, is also rare in the history of the Indian Navy. “Global Times” reporter noted that the draft of the supply ship fleet carrying supplies have consumed more than half. It is noteworthy that a few days ago, this India Fleet, just between the two countries first maritime exercise with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force, its intention is widespread speculation against China; after China and the Philippines, South China Sea issue deadlocked, but also The fleet split up to visit Vietnam and the Philippines. Press Trust of India said that this line of the India fleet in line with India and the strategic location of the growing importance of Asia-Pacific countries to strengthen military relations policy. ▲
Photos: Indian naval fleet arrived in Shanghai on the 13th
Indian Navy ships fleet arrived in Shanghai, China visit (Figure)
Indian Navy fleet will visit China on the 13th Department of the first time in six years
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