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PLA boosts amphibious fleet, with eye on Taiwan and South China Sea

The People’s Liberation Army Navy inaugurated another Type 071 landing ship last week, with military experts saying such ships could enhance China’s military advantages in potential island disputes. The 210-meter-long, 28-meter-wide ship, the Longhushan, which has a maximum displacement of 29,000 tons, has been nicknamed the “mini aircraft carrier.” It is currently China’s largest homemade […]