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Vietnam’s most modern submarine launched, From Russia with Love.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by HK_User, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. HK_User

    HK_User A Productive Monkey is a Happy Monkey Site Supporter

    Vietnam’s most modern submarine launched - News VietNamNet

    Last update 15:29 | 03/01/2014

    Vietnam’s most modern submarine launched
    VietNamNet Bridge – On the morning of January 2, the Hanoi Kilo submarine was unloaded from the Rolldock Sea vessel. The Azimuth tugs of the Vietnam Navy will pull the submarine to the Cam Ranh military port.
    The Rolldock Sea vessel before opening its back. The highest part of the Hanoi Kilo submarine emerged behind. Beside are the two Azimuth tugboats, the most modern tugboats at present.
    The Rolldock Sea vessel anchored in the adjacent waters between the civil and military ports of Cam Ranh, near the Hoi Cape in Cam Ranh Bay, Cam Ranh City, Khanh Hoa Province in central Vietnam.
    The transport vessel started to lower its back door.
    The Hanoi Kilo submarine appeared after supporting devices were removed. Today, January 3, the submarine was pulled to the military port by two tugboats.
    One of the two Azimuth tugboats of Vietnam Navy. Five Russian engineers will supervise the launching.
    Source: Dan Viet



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  2. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Maybe Uncle Ho, doesn't trust his neighbors to the North, any more.... wouldn't that be a [woot]
  3. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    "The most advanced Vietnam submarine, was last thought to be a top water craft, but when the crew left the screen doors open for getting rid of the cooking smells, the craft showed itself to be a better sub-surface craft.....":p
    tulianr and bassic like this.
  4. bassic

    bassic Monkey+

    Is it just me, or does it look like that sub is rudderless?
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Just you. It has a rudder only on the underside, not like many that have a dorsal rudder, too.
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