Thursday, 3 March 2016

China's PLAN Received 20 AK-176 Naval Gun Systems from Russia in 2008-2015

China has received 20 Russian 76mm AK-176 naval guns in 2008-2015, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute`s (SIPRI) arms transfer database. Russia signed the contract with China to supply 24 AK-176 naval guns to the Asian country in 2004 and the related deliveries were started in 2008. The gun are intended for 24 Type-054A (Jiangkai II) frigates being built by China. As of late 2015, China received 20 AK-176 guns under the aforementioned contract.

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