China's Navy launches the Type 055 Destroyer

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    This 10,000 ton class warship weighs in around 14,000 tons and surpasses the US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke destroyers in at least weight, sensors, and firepower. This makes it one of the world’s most powerful destroyers.

    ● 112 or 128 cell VLS [vertical launching system] for missiles
    ● CIWS [close-in weapon system] for short range defense.
    ● Dual band radar [S band and X band]
    ● 130mm main gun
    ● Stealthy design [not total stealth, but stealthy]

    Only pictures can communicate its scale.



    Three more are currently being built.

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