It is not known which Chinese warships have the new generators installed, but state media suggested they could be used on the Type 055 destroyer. Photo: Reuters
It is not known which Chinese warships have the new generators installed, but state media suggested they could be used on the Type 055 destroyer. Photo: Reuters

China adds turbo generators to warships to power high-energy weapons, state media says

  • Its developer says the 20-megawatt units went into service ‘recently’ but does not specify which ships now have them installed
  • They will quadruple power-generating capacity on the vessels, making full electric propulsion possible

It is not known which Chinese warships have the new generators installed, but state media suggested they could be used on the Type 055 destroyer. Photo: Reuters
It is not known which Chinese warships have the new generators installed, but state media suggested they could be used on the Type 055 destroyer. Photo: Reuters
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