Thursday, September 13, 2018

PLAN to transfer its last Type 053H2G FFG 542 Tongling to boost the The Sri Lankan Navy

FFG 542, the last of the Jiangwei I class, is ready to join the Sri Lankan Navy with a new pennant of P625.  With a displacement of 2500 tons she will be largest naval vessels at her new home.

Her three older sisters transferred to Coast Guard three years, her departure will mark the end of Jiangwei I class in PLAN service.  

1 comment:

jason toms said...

Commissioned in the 1990s, they are obsolete to the PLAN because of the incredible building program China has established for the fleet. One of history's fastest naval build-ups.