The Yinchuan, one of China’s Type 052D destroyers. Photo: Roy Issa

China launches two new Type 052D destroyers as it continues drive to strengthen naval force

  • Advanced warships will boost PLA Navy’s operational capabilities but its focus may soon shift to improving training and logistics
  • Two new warships were launched at the Dalian shipyard in northeast China last Friday
Topic |   China military

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The Yinchuan, one of China’s Type 052D destroyers. Photo: Roy Issa
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Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan

Minnie Chan is an award-winning journalist, specialising in reporting on defence and diplomacy in China. Her coverage of the US EP-3 spy plane crash with a PLA J-8 in 2001 near the South China Sea opened her door to the military world. Since then, she has had several scoops relating to China's military development. She has been at the Post since 2005 and has a master's in international public affairs from The University of Hong Kong.