Large-scale military amphibious landing craft No. 998 in the South China Sea horizontal supply
supply training site overlooking the air, made 998 for the right of the figure, “Kunlun Mountains” amphibious dock landing ship. Niu Zhijun photo
newspaper Zhanjiang Power Li Yanlin December 1 report: South China Sea a sea, like two ships near the hill, near, between the two ships roll in the waves roaring … … Navy displacement of nearly 20,000 tons. ” Kunlun Mountains “amphibious dock landing ship with a displacement of 30,000 tons of the” Qinghai Lake “comprehensive supply ship, recently the successful implementation of the South China Sea deep drill horizontal supply.
exercise, “Kunlun Mountains” ship approaching the “Qinghai Lake” ship. Between the two ships, a steel cable across the blue sea. “Bang when” soon, weighing several hundred kilograms of “Qinghai Lake” ship refueling probe sliding along the cable, the successful docking “Kunlun Mountains” ship pipeline road connector. “Start supplies!” Men’s hearts immediately hanging up. Chief Engineer Xu Weixiong a landing ship detachment told, even calm, this two-ton ships within 60 meters with the same speed sailing, the hull will be set off between the waves. In addition, when sailing close to the two ships, two ships of water between the water faster than the outer sea, resulting in warships attraction or deflection, manipulation is slightly less, will result in collisions.
“0.1 degrees to the left!” “Minus one turn around the host!” “Kunlun Mountains” ship captain Qiao Zhiqiang calm and ordered, slightly adjust the heading and speed of the host. Immediately, the “Qinghai Lake” ship’s fuel and fresh water stream flowing to the “Kunlun Mountains” ship. Exercise of “Kunlun Mountains” ship received a total of more than 300 tons of fuel, 200 tons of fresh water, dry goods 500 kg. A new landing ship detachment Wang said excitedly: “two tons of liquid cargo ships to supply dry landscape, lasted for several hours, which is the first time in the history of naval supplies.”