Friday, March 21, 2014

China commissions new guided missile destroyer

China commissions new guided missile destroyer
Xinhua | 2014-3-21 17:13:44
By Agencies    

A guided missile destroyer was delivered and commissioned to the People's Liberation Army Navy on Friday.

The warship "Kunming" with hull number 172, was officially handed over at a ceremony held at the port of Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) CO., Ltd in Shanghai.

The warship belongs to the new generation of China-made guided missile destroyers and has a strong capacity for regional air defense and naval warfare, navy sources said.

Navy commander Wu Shengli said at the ceremony that weaponry and equipment are vital to the building of a strong navy and the Kunming warship will greatly enhance the navy's fighting capacity.

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