China’s Second Type 055 Warship Is Now Ready For Combat


Business Insider: Lhasa Is ‘Combat Ready’; China’s New Warship Is Considered Second-Most Powerful In World 

* 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.  

Read more ….  

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  

PLA Navy’s 2nd Type 055 large destroyer holds New Year drills, ‘forms operational capability’ — Global Times  

China’s second Type 055 warship, Lhasa, ‘is combat-ready’ — SCMP  

China’s Second Type 055 Warship Ready for Combat: State Media — The Defense Post  

As China Declares Type 055 Cruiser Lhasa Battle-Worthy, Two More Reportedly Begun in Dalian — Sputnik 

Bigger Than A U.S. Navy AEGIS Cruiser: China Is Building More Type-055s — Naval News

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