China building new 10,000-tonne naval destroyer equipped with anti-missile, anti-submarine weapons

January 5, 2018


Beijing: A new type of naval destroyer equipped with anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons is being built by China, State media reported on Friday.

Workers are installing conduits and cables in the 10,000-tonne vessel at Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) in Shanghai, State-run Xinhua news reported. It will be equipped with new air defence, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons, the report said.

Construction of the destroyer has focused on improving the ship’s fighting capability, a military representative, Leng Jun, was quoted as saying in the report.

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