Military enthusiasts published this image of China’s first Type 075 amphibious helicopter assault ship during the summer, and sources say the vessel will be launched on Thursday. Photo: Weibo

China sets date for launch of first Type 075 amphibious helicopter assault ship, sources say

  • Maritime safety administrators close area in Shanghai shipyard on Thursday morning
  • Military analyst says launch will be first step toward significant expansion of fighting capabilities
Topic |   China military

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Military enthusiasts published this image of China’s first Type 075 amphibious helicopter assault ship during the summer, and sources say the vessel will be launched on Thursday. Photo: Weibo
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