Type  052D ship Nanning (hull number 162) was photographed joining Type 901 comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu (967) of the PLA Southern Theatre Command to conduct drills in the disputed waters. Photo: Weibo Type  052D ship Nanning (hull number 162) was photographed joining Type 901 comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu (967) of the PLA Southern Theatre Command to conduct drills in the disputed waters. Photo: Weibo
Type 052D ship Nanning (hull number 162) was photographed joining Type 901 comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu (967) of the PLA Southern Theatre Command to conduct drills in the disputed waters. Photo: Weibo

Chinese navy sails new destroyers in South China Sea amid military shipbuilding spree

  • Type 052D guided missile destroyer the Nanning is the third of its class to enter service this year
  • So rapid is the Chinese navy’s expansion, it is running out of big cities to name the warships after

Topic |   China's military weapons
Type  052D ship Nanning (hull number 162) was photographed joining Type 901 comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu (967) of the PLA Southern Theatre Command to conduct drills in the disputed waters. Photo: Weibo Type  052D ship Nanning (hull number 162) was photographed joining Type 901 comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu (967) of the PLA Southern Theatre Command to conduct drills in the disputed waters. Photo: Weibo
Type 052D ship Nanning (hull number 162) was photographed joining Type 901 comprehensive supply ship Chaganhu (967) of the PLA Southern Theatre Command to conduct drills in the disputed waters. Photo: Weibo
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