Chinese Submarine, 'Fighting Pirates' In Indian Ocean, Shows Up In Malaysia

Written by Vishnu Som
In yet another sign of Beijing’s growing Naval might, a fresh image has emerged of a Chinese diesel-electric submarine in Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia after an extended deployment in the Indian Ocean. In a report yesterday, NDTV showed a Google Earth image of a Chinese nuclear submarine which had docked in Karachi in May last year – a matter of serious concern for the Indian Navy which is worried about Chinese submarines tracking the movements of its own ships and submarines in the Indian Ocean.
Images on the Royal Malaysian Navy’s official Twitter page show images of what is thought to be a Type 039 ‘Song’ class diesel electric submarine at Kota Kinabalu along with a large support ship.
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Source: ndtv.com

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