* Guided-missile destroyer Lhasa was commissioned to the North Sea Fleet last March
* The recent drill saw Lhasa involved in attacks on maritime targets with missiles
* Lhasa is the second Type 055 vessel owned by PLA, the first being Nanchang China’s new advanced warship, guided-missile destroyer Lhasa, is reportedly combat-ready.
The Type 055 warship was seen engaging in drills in the Yellow Sea last week.
Lhasa, considered the largest and second-most powerful destroyer, is expected to be assigned to the PLA’s significant missions later this year, reported South China Morning Post.
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WNU Editor: This is not the only new Chinese warship making a presence …. New Type 052D destroyer Guilin makes training appearance (Global Times).
China’s Second Type 055 Warship Is Now Ready For Combat
China’s Second Type 055 Warship Ready for Combat: State Media — The Defense Post