Reputation of China’s new two-level vortex possession of non-metallic hull minesweepers
Data Figure: China, No. 805 Navy minesweepers.
According to the U.S., “Strategy Page Network” October 20 reported that China added two “hidden vortex” class minesweepers; the boat displacement of 550 tons of non-metallic hull. In addition, it is equipped with improved engines and electronic equipment, these improvements reduce the noise of the boat and electromagnetic emission intensity, enabling it to better withstand the test of multi-sensor mine.
article said that China these two minesweepers minesweeping equipment has been improved, and to install a new 25mm gun, the gun is the main armament of the boat, aircraft can be used to guard against intrusion, or destruction of mine who anchor too long. However, it can also be used for patrolling, 25mm cannon is a good weapon against smugglers.
present, China only six “hidden vortex” class minesweepers, which is China’s most capable minesweepers mine, the first ship to enter service in 2005. They can use special sonar deepest mines, detect mini-submarines will send remote control to confirm the type of mine; determined will be implanted explosive devices to destroy the target. “Hidden vortex” class crew of 30, to continue activities at sea for two weeks.
However, China is the absolute main minesweepers 6610 model, it is designed with reference to the design of the German World War II (after the war by the former Soviet Union into 43 types, and to transfer to China). There are still about than a dozen of the boat in service. It is a good marine patrol, “Eddy possession” can be very qualified class patrol; However, the latter due to a lot of expensive equipment, mine clearance equipment, so little patrols. (Sri Lanka-year)