The Lhasa was declared combat ready in January. Photo: Weibo
The Lhasa was declared combat ready in January. Photo: Weibo

New Chinese destroyer Lhasa circles Japan in first far-sea training run

  • Japan sends frigates and surveillance aircraft to monitor the powerful Type 055 its escorts as it sails around the country’s main islands
  • Voyage comes soon after similar voyage by Russian naval vessels

The Lhasa was declared combat ready in January. Photo: Weibo
The Lhasa was declared combat ready in January. Photo: Weibo
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