30 Jun '17, 7am

Indian Navy Outgunned As China Launches Its Biggest Destroyer

Indian Navy Outgunned As China Launches Its Biggest Destroyer

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/indian-navy-outgunned-as-china-launches-its-biggest-destroyer-1717845 Indian Navy Outgunned As China Launches Its Biggest Destroyer New Delhi: China today launched its most powerful naval destroyer, the Type 055, which is among the largest warships in the world. China is building four of these destroyers, the first of which was shown off this morning at the Shanghai port. Weighing in when fully armed at more than 12,000 tonnes, the colossal Type 055 is considerably larger and more powerful than India's latest Project- 15B "Visakhapatnam" class destroyers which have still not been commissioned. India's latest destroyers will displace close to 8,200 tonnes when completely armed and are designed to carry a mix of nearly 50 surface-to-air, anti-ship and land attack missiles. In contrast, China's giant cruiser will combine nearly 120 missiles, mak...

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