Eight Type 055 guided-missile destroyers are under construction. Photo: Handout Eight Type 055 guided-missile destroyers are under construction. Photo: Handout
Eight Type 055 guided-missile destroyers are under construction. Photo: Handout
Defence

Will China upgrade its destroyers with ‘carrier killer’ missiles?

  • A group of multi-role surface combat ships are being fitted and expected to be able to fire a wide range of weapons
  • Hypersonic anti-ship cruise missiles are one possibility, observers say

Topic |   Defence
Eight Type 055 guided-missile destroyers are under construction. Photo: Handout Eight Type 055 guided-missile destroyers are under construction. Photo: Handout
Eight Type 055 guided-missile destroyers are under construction. Photo: Handout
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