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China's Advanced Submarines Are 'Breaking Records' [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2018-7-27 21:00:25 |Display all floors
The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has a sizable force of AIP boats that can be armed with advanced anti-ship cruise missiles.

While Russia is the most technologically sophisticated undersea warfare threat faced by the United States Navy, there is one area where the threat from Beijing exceeds the one posed by Moscow.

China has successfully developed and fielded diesel-electric submarines with Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) technology, unlike Russia, which has thus far failed to develop a comparable analogue for its future Project 677 Lada-class vessels. Indeed, Beijing’s conventional AIP submarine units have been breaking their own records in recent months.

“China's first submarine unit using air-independent propulsion (AIP) technology recently broke a number of records set by the Chinese navy,” reported the People’s Liberation Army and Central Military Commission’s China Mil site, citing a report from the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology’s Science and Technology Daily in a recent posting.

“Records such as the longest sailing distance, maximum submergence depth and sinking target ships under boundary conditions were all broken by the unit.”
As the Pentagon’s 2017 report to Congress on the Chinese military notes, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has a sizable force of AIP boats that can be armed with advanced anti-ship cruise missiles.

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Post time 2018-7-30 16:10:51 |Display all floors
Yes, I heard about it in the pub some time back.

  Thanks for bringing it up

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Post time 2018-7-31 07:14:46 |Display all floors
wow now the submarine divison in the world can pick up the plastic junk in the oceans !
Round Up is good for developing the mind

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This post was edited by parcher at 2018-8-1 21:10

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