23rd Type 054A frigate commissioned into East Sea Fleet

China commissions 23rd Type 054A frigate into East Sea Fleet

Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore – IHS Jane’s Navy International

30 December 2016

Key Points

  • China has commissioned its 23rd Type 054A frigate
  • Induction bolsters anti-surface, anti-submarine capabilities of East Sea Fleet

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has commissioned its 23rd Type 054A Jiangkai II-class guided-missile frigate into the service’s East Sea Fleet.

The vessel, which has been named Binzhou with pennant number 515, was inducted on 29 December in Zhoushan, in China’s Zhejiang province, according to a report carried by China Central Television (CCTV) on the same day.

According to IHS Jane’s Fighting Ships , the 3,500-tonne Jiangkai II class features an overall length of 134 m, an overall beam of 16 m, and a draught of 5 m.

Original post janes.com


Related post:

China Launched the Twelfth Type 052D Destroyer

East China Sea Fleet receive two new corvettes

Chinese Naval Ships visit San Diego

China launches 40th Jiangdao-class corvette

Aircraft carrier the Liaoning ready for battle at any time

Type 054A (Jiangkai II): Detailsffg547


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.