China ups construction of amphibious assault ships


The eighth Type 071 (Yuzhao)-class amphibious assault ship on order for China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) was launched at the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai on 6 June, making it the fourth of these 20,000 tonne landing platform dock (LPD) vessels to have entered the water since June 2017, Andrew Tate of Jane’s Defence Weekly reports.

Please Login to view this content. (Not a member? Join Today!)
You do not have permission to view the comments.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *