Thailand declined in favor of two South Korean modified Gwanggaeto the Great class destroyersprimarily because they were half the cost. Like this: Like Loading The lead ship was commissioned in This is an important selling point, since the Freedom class currently has a listed missile armament of one Rolling Airframe Missile system for short-range defence against anti-ship missiles and one AGM Griffin system- a missile designed for use on land at short ranges against hardened targets as a cheaper alternative to an anti-tank missile. Unlike the Standard Flex ships, they currently have no high-performance surface-to-air, surface-to-surface or ASW torpedo modules, and the mission modules that are being developed for anti-submarine warfare, mine-hunting and surface warfare have been subject to a series of compromises. Diesel engines 4 x 7 shp 25 shp total.
The Type A (NATO codename Jiangkai II) frigate is a class of Chinese multi- role frigates, the first of which entered service with the People's Liberation Army. The Type (NATO Codename Jiangkai I) frigate is a Chinese multi-role warship that were commissioned in the People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force.
Type A Class Guided Missile Frigate
This analysis uses the Type series frigate as a lens to examine the rapid and deep evolution in Chinese military shipbuilding capability.
If it buys the Freedom class, the gains, except in the geopolitical sense, are less clear. Visit our guidelines for more information.
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I completely agree. If Thailand pursues the Chinese option, it will gain its first modern naval air defence capability and a three-dimensional combat capability that is very respectable in regional context. Sea endurance. Notify me of new comments via email.
The Type A (Nato reporting name: Jiangkai-II) Class of missile frigates are being built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard and Huangpu Shipyard for the.
Notify me of new comments via email. It is, in the words of one commentator, a million dollar coastguard cutter and minesweeper. I see the Chinese taking a very similar design philosophy in both frigates and destroyers- the is even broadly similar in layout, and one of their destroyer classes, the Type B, always reminds me of the Broadswords.
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ASW armament is composed of two torpedo tubes, sonar, ASW rockets with a range of 1 m, and a helicopter.
Some sources note that the [Type] frigate resembles the French.
PLAN-TypeA The Chinese Type Frigate. a number of teething problems, while the series and its antecedents have. Chinese Navy (PLAN) Commissioned its First Upgraded Type A Frigate with "Huanggang" is the seventeenth Type A Guided Missile Frigate (NATO All future vessel of the series should be fitted with the same CIWS and systems.
Part 2 While the Type 23 has no mine hunting capability it could be argued that niether does the LCS for the forseeable future until a new class of swimming mine hunting robot is designed.
These vessels represent a significant improvement over the Type for several reasons.
Chinese Navy (PLAN) Commissioned its First Upgraded Type A Frigate with new H/PJ11 CIWS
Heng Shui If it buys the Freedom class, the gains, except in the geopolitical sense, are less clear. The Chinese Type Frigate.
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The lead ship was commissioned in I can only wonder, in a world where ESSM already exists, why would the UK spend money developing something with shorter range to fill the same niche? If Thailand pursues the Chinese option, it will gain its first modern naval air defence capability and a three-dimensional combat capability that is very respectable in regional context.
These Chinese frigates were built at a rapid pace. Article by The Tiger.