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Friday, June 19, 2020
Photos of the day: Sino-ized Sovremenny-class destroyer on patrol.
First pair commissioned into the PLAN China Navy in December 1999 and November 2000. After a prolonged period of midlife upgrade, they are now back into 3rd Destroyer Flotilla, Eastern Theater Command Navy's orbat.
They ripped out everything - including the kitchen sink - out, leaving only the AK-130 automatic naval gun mounts in place. Type54A's electronic warfare and radar suites are clearly visible