No. Kunlun Mountains in China will be the first large landing ship escort the Gulf of Aden (Figure)
Chinese Navy 6th Fleet escort program today from Zhanjiang to sail to Aden Bay succeed 5th Fleet escort, escort missions continue. Currently, all the preparations before sailing have been completed.
China’s Navy 998″ Kunlun Mountains No. “large dock landing ship
newspaper Zhanjiang June 29 Xinhua Yuhuang Wei, Yin Hang correspondent reports: about to set off the Gulf of Aden to escort the sixth installment of the Chinese navy fleet more than 1,000 soldiers, a military port in Zhanjiang, this afternoon held a mobilization meeting swearing. Hong Xu Meng, deputy commander of the Navy to attend the meeting, the South China Sea Fleet, political commissar of the Huang Jiaxiang for a mobilization speech.
Chinese Navy Sixth Fleet escort from the South China Sea Fleet, “Kunlun Mountains” dock landing ship, “Lanzhou” missile destroyers, two types of boat dock and load the Gulf of Aden to escort mission is the “micro-Lake “comprehensive supply ships. Displacement of 18,000 tons of “Kunlun Mountains” ship, is China’s largest tonnage of surface combat ships. Carry with it the characteristics of two types of motor speed boat dock set, as the latest equipment in the naval escort operations debut. It is also our Navy dock landing ship first large-scale amphibious forces to carry ocean-going escort mission execution.
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