China’s fourth Type 055 destroyer to enter service next month, sources say

//China’s fourth Type 055 destroyer to enter service next month, sources say

China’s fourth Type 055 destroyer to enter service next month, sources say

China’s fourth Type 055 warship – its most advanced and largest destroyer – is expected to go into service next month, with more to follow in the next two years, according to sources.The stealth-guided missile destroyer will be the latest addition to a rapidly expanding navy that is now the world’s biggest, and military experts say it will boost combat strength on the high seas.“The PLA Navy is likely to formally take over the Yanan [the fourth Type 055] in December,” said a source close to the…

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