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Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises.

China ordered 4x Bison hovercrafts, two building in Ukraine, others will build in China shipbuilding yard. The Bizon is a class of air-cushioned landing craft (LCAC).

The hovercraft is designed to sealift amphibious assault units (such as marines and tanks) from equipped/non-equipped vessels to non-equipped shores, as well as transport and plant naval mines. Bizon made in Ukraine at Feodosia Shipbuilding Company, Crimea.

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