055 destroyer

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China claims 055 destroyer surpasses US Aegis warship in capabilities

The following is a translation from Chinese media. It contains unreferenced citations from unnamed US media publications to support its claims: A picture showing the ceremony on the commencement of the construction of the Type 055 destroyer last December has attracted much speculation among foreign media. Chinese media claims US media as saying that China’s … Continue reading

China says its massive navy buildup is world’s biggest

In 2013, China commissioned 2 missile destroyers, 3 missile frigates, 9 light missile frigates, 2 large auxiliary ships, 4 conventional submarines, 2 supporting warships for submarines, 1 nuclear submarine, 2 double-hull survey vessels, 1 warship for testing underwater sound equipment and 2 minesweepers, ranking the first in number in the world. Chinese media says that, according … Continue reading


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