Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Type 076 apparition emerges from the Chinese mist

29th July 2020 - 23:24 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


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Speculation has been rife on the internet about an innovative new class of ship for the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN): a landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessel, labelled as the Type 076, that is able to launch and recover fixed-wing aircraft.

It is not yet fully clear that China ...

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