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Vietnam receives third Kilo-class submarine

9th February 2015 - 15:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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Vietnam received its third Project 636M Kilo-class submarine christened Haiphong (HQ 184) on 29 January under a $2 billion that will see the Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) receive six boats in total.

Vietnam’s purchase of these submarines marks a major improvement in the navy’s capabilities, spurred by assertive Chinese activity ...

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