The first purchased “European Pomornik Class Hovercraft” arrived in Guangzhou

 European Pomornik Class Hovercraft arrived in Guangzhou1

European Pomornik Class Hovercraft arrived in Guangzhou2

After a month at sea, the first purchased “European Pomornik Class Hovercraft” which is a kind of large hovercraft had arrived in Guangzhou on 24th May.

On July 2, 2009, Chinese Ministry of National Defense signed contract with the Ukrainian special equipment export company regarding a sale of four European Pomornik Class air-cushion landing craft. According to the contract, a Ukraine shipyard will be responsible for the construction work of the first two landing crafts, and to provide China with full technical information and assistance of experts for production of the remaining two in China. The total value of the contract was $315 million.

Source: 东方网


 

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