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Friday, October 29, 2010
Welcome home PLAN nuclear submariners
In this typical (here) PLA Daily write up -- 400 members of the 92730 Naval Unit, South Sea Fleet, await for their love one. The submariners of this unit triumphantly return after the completion of "an important tour that sets a number of records".
PR aside, this article confirms publicly for the first time that the Hainan nuclear submarine base is operational.
Notice the Type 093 Shang Class SSN in the background