Pictures circulating on Weibo appear to show five Type 052D destroyers being built in northeast China. Photo: Weibo
Pictures circulating on Weibo appear to show five Type 052D destroyers being built in northeast China. Photo: Weibo

Destroyer photos offer clues about Chinese navy’s growing fleet

  • Social media images show five large ships – possibly Type 052D destroyers – under construction at what appears to be a state-owned shipyard
  • China’s navy has commissioned more warships than any other country in recent years

Pictures circulating on Weibo appear to show five Type 052D destroyers being built in northeast China. Photo: Weibo
Pictures circulating on Weibo appear to show five Type 052D destroyers being built in northeast China. Photo: Weibo
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