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China's Home Developed New Tank Landing Ship Commissioned

By Zhu Xi (People's Daily Online)    01:09, January 14, 2016

The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) commissioned the Tianmushan, a new-generation tank landing ship, into the East Sea Fleet at a ceremony on Tuesday.

Independently designed and built in China, the landing ship measures 119.5 meters long and 16.4 meters wide. With a maximum displacement of 5,008 tons, the ship can sail at a speed of up to 20 knots.

The landing ship is expected to be deployed to deliver troops and equipment and perform other non-war military operations.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Editor:Zou Luxiao,Bianji)

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