Naval Warfare

Vietnam launches submarine tender

6th December 2019 - 06:56 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christcurch


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Vietnam launched the navy’s first submarine rescue vessel on 4 December, a timely step given that the Vietnam People’s Navy has been operating Kilo-class submarines since they were ordered in April 2011.

The red-hulled vessel, named Yet Kieu and carrying the pennant number ‘927’, was constructed at the ...

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