054 Vls can carry asroc as well as Sams [emoji6]Wish they could remove at least one Anti-ship cruise missile on each side to fit a heavyweight torpedo. ASW is and will only get more important in our region.
right now the ship is going through initial inspection phase. The user (PN) has personnel are on board and the builder has not handed over the ship to the user. The user will work with builder team for QoS and fitting out checks. There will be mechanical, electrical, power plant and subsystems checks, Once this phase is over, The actual Electronic Systems checks will start before commencing for sea trials. There is a long list of checks before weapons certification starts. Once that phase arrives, the ship will take on board ammunition. The AShM are canister mounted missiles and will be added when the ship is on weapons integration and trials phase.