PLA Navy Type 52D guided-missile destroyer “Yinchuan” sails in the Pacific. Photo: Handout
PLA Navy Type 52D guided-missile destroyer “Yinchuan” sails in the Pacific. Photo: Handout

Chinese navy warship spotted in South Pacific may have been on high seas resupply trial run: analysts

  • PLA guided-missile destroyer Yinchuan spotted by French military in the South Pacific, far beyond the range sustainable without resupply
  • Warship’s trip seen as ‘testing the waters’ for replenishment capacity on voyages further into the Pacific to protect China’s strategic interests

PLA Navy Type 52D guided-missile destroyer “Yinchuan” sails in the Pacific. Photo: Handout
PLA Navy Type 52D guided-missile destroyer “Yinchuan” sails in the Pacific. Photo: Handout
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