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D&S 2017: Chinese floats whole submarine family for export

6th November 2017 - 12:13 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Bangkok

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Chinese companies were out in force at Defense & Security 2017 in Bangkok, including the China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Company (CSOC). Most prominent on its stand was a new family of submarines displacing 1,100t, 600t and 200t.

Scale models of these submarines were displayed alongside a model of the 2,550t S26T (pictured above) currently being built for the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) under a $385 million order lodged in May.

Perhaps the most interesting aspect was a video indicating countries currently interested in procuring Chinese submarines. In addition to Bangladesh and Pakistan that have already ordered Chinese platforms,

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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