Screen shot from a video shows the Lhasa, the second Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyer of the Chinese navy.  Photo: Online/Weibo
Screen shot from a video shows the Lhasa, the second Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyer of the Chinese navy. Photo: Online/Weibo
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Chinese destroyer on long-distance exercises in Sea of Japan, to deter ‘attack on Taiwan’

  • Japan’s Defence Ministry said three ships were spotted about 200 kilometres west of Fukue island in Nagasaki on Sunday travelling east toward the Sea of Japan
  • State run newspaper Global Times said mission was the first for the Type 055 destroyer Lhasa since its commissioning last year

Screen shot from a video shows the Lhasa, the second Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyer of the Chinese navy.  Photo: Online/Weibo
Screen shot from a video shows the Lhasa, the second Type 055 10,000 ton-class large destroyer of the Chinese navy. Photo: Online/Weibo
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