A C28A class corvette conducted a test launch of anti-ship missiles recently.
The ship, with 3,000-ton displacement, is a Chinese-built new generation of warship exported to Algeria. It is part of a three-vessel order signed with China Shipbuilding Trading Co. in 2012 for corvettes, to be outfitted with Chinese and Western systems, Chinese People’s daily reported Wednesday.
Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard started building the vessel in Shanghai in March 2013. C28 stands for 2,800 tons of corvette and the letter A is the initial letter of Algeria.
On Aug. 14, 2015, the first ship of the 3,000-ton corvette which was designed and built by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation started sea trails, which represents the project achieved initial results.
The vessels' weapons include eight C-802 anti-ship missiles, a FM-90N launcher for short-range HQ-7 surface-to-air missiles, an H/PJ-26 76-millimeter main gun, two sets of Type 730 CIWS and two triple-tube 324-millimeter torpedo launchers.
On Sept. 22, 2015, the Algerian Navy commissioned first C28A corvette.
China has constructed a lighthouse on its artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea to provide efficient navigation services for maritime safety. The countrys Ministry of Transport on Tuesday held a completion ceremony for the construction of a 55-metre (180-ft) high lighthouse on Zhubi Reef of Nansha Islands, marking the start of its operation, Xinhua reported
Chinese Commerce Ministry has decided to ban trade with North Korea including import of gold and rare earth metals and export of jet fuel, oil products used to make rocket fuel. Chinas move to ban trade with North Korea comes in line with new United Nations sanctions on Pyongyang,
China has offered military aid comprising of tents, helmets, bullet proof jackets, computers and photocopy machines worth over $3 million to Guinean military. In February, following a terrorist attack against the Guinean contingent under the UN mission in Mali that left seven Guinean soldiers dead, Guinea President Alpha Conde appealed to the international community to reinforce the capacity of his country's soldiers deployed to Mali
Embraer, ELTA Systems To Develop New Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
UAE, Ukraine To Jointly Manufacture Antonov UAVs
NP Aerospace Wins $79M UK Army’s Armoured Vehicles Maintenance Contract
Dearth of Fighter Jets In Paris Air Show Aerial Displays
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...
Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS)
The MiG-29, one of Russias most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an...
Russian fifth generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) Su-57 will for the first time perform flights during the ARMY 2018 event near...
The American-made Patriot and Russian S-400 Triumf air defense systems are currently hogging international orders despite their price tags running...
The Russian ministry of defense on Thursday published a series of videos showcasing the production, deployment and installation and testing...