China Gets New Landing Craft

  • Our Bureau
  • 02:17 PM, May 31, 2013
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A Chinese military spokesman confirmed on Thursday that China has imported an air-cushioned landing craft that will be delivered to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. 

Geng Yansheng, a Ministry of National Defense spokesman, said that China had purchases an air-cushioned landing craft from Ukraine. 

The amphibious hovercraft has arrived in China and will be delivered to the PLA Navy "at a proper time," he said. 

"China's weapon research and development is solely for national security and not aimed at any specific country or region," he said.