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Yuanwang 3 - Space event support ship (AGM)
« on: June 24, 2018, 07:06:10 AM »
From Combat Fleets of the World, 15th Edition

Yuanwang means "Look Long". First two, initially observed during 5-80 Chinese ICBM tests in the central Pacific, were refitted in 1986-87 and again in 1991-92. Have been subordinated to China's satellite launch and tracking control department and are officially known as "Space Event Ships".

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Questions raised on Chinese ship's stay in Davao City
August 14, 2010 - 12:00am

DAVAO CITY, Philipines  – Local officials have raised questions on the stay at the Sasa Wharf here for 10 days of M/V Yuanwang III, a Chinese national scientific tracking and survey ship.

Officials of various agencies here are equally unaware of details on the arrival of what locals have tagged as the “Chinese spy ship.”

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The Coast Guard official said there could deception on the part of those behind the ship since they failed to submit the ship’s description to the offices concerned.

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Army Lt. Col. Randolph Cabangbang, spokesman of the Armed Forces’ Eastern Mindanao Command, said the ship was given clearance to dock until Aug. 15 reportedly for it to replenish its supplies.


Read more at https://www.philstar.com/nation/2010/08/14/602127/questions-raised-chinese-ships-stay-davao-city#jZR7BTKgLvQGFxkc.99