The three-day exercise included  air-defence, anti-ship and anti-submarine drills. Photo: Weibo
The three-day exercise included air-defence, anti-ship and anti-submarine drills. Photo: Weibo

Chinese navy’s biggest destroyer leads Yellow Sea combat drills seen to target smaller rivals

  • The PLA Navy’s Lhasa is seen as the second most powerful destroyer in the world after the USS Zumwalt
  • The ‘high-low’ mix drill with much smaller corvettes may have aimed to simulate encounters with weaker rivals in the East and South China seas, analyst says

The three-day exercise included  air-defence, anti-ship and anti-submarine drills. Photo: Weibo
The three-day exercise included air-defence, anti-ship and anti-submarine drills. Photo: Weibo
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