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Friday, January 29, 2016
Boring logistics picture of the day: The new 3000 Ton Troopship is ready for commission for South China Sea Missions
The PLAN is ready to replace its old QiongShan class Troopship NanYun830 with a modern ocean-going design. The first "NanYun830" or "South Troopship 830" weighting-in 2159 tons with a top speed of 16 knots. It can carry 400 troops or 350 tons of cargo
The new South Troopship 830 is capable of 20 knots and an estimated range of 5000 nm