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Title: Baoding (511) - Type 056 (Jiangdao) class corvette
Post by: adroth on January 31, 2019, 08:37:22 AM
http://www.xinhuanet.com//english/photo/2017-01/06/c_135960000.htm

Guided-missile corvette Baoding (511) was commissioned to the People's Liberation Army Navy on Dec. 12, 2016. (Source: Navy.81.cn)
Title: Re: Baoding (511) - Type 056 (Jiangdao) class corvette
Post by: adroth on January 31, 2019, 10:38:54 AM
Chinese navy commissions two more Jiangdao-class corvettes | IHS Jane's 360 (http://www.janes.com/article/66206/chinese-navy-commissions-two-more-jiangdao-class-corvettes) - 14 December 2016
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Baoding (hull number 511) and Heze (hull number 512), named respectively after the city of Baoding in Hebei Province and the city of Heze in Shandong Province, entered service with the PLAN's East Sea Fleet. Both ships had been launched in 2015.

According to IHS Jane's Fighting Ships, corvettes of this class have a full load displacement of 1,500 tonnes.

The vessels are armed with four YJ-83 anti-ship missiles, a 76 mm gun, two 30 mm cannons, two triple-barrelled lightweight torpedo launchers, and an eight-cell HQ-10 short-range launcher. The sensor suite comprises a Type 347G (LR 66) I-band fire-control radar and a bow-mounted sonar.

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The PLAN commissioned Jiangdao-class corvettes Baoding (seen here) and Heze into its East Sea Fleet on 12 December. Source: Via China Military Online