The last pot of”dumplings” is out! China’s first batch of 0.55 million tons of large floods are all launched
[Comprehensive News from Overseas Chinese Newspapers] The Chinese navy has “made dumplings” again. It is reported that on August 30, the Chinese Navy’s 25th 052D and the eighth Type 055 guided missile destroyer (commonly known as the”055 Great Drive” ) Has been launched at Dalian Shipyard.
This also means that the first batch of eight 055-ton large drives built by the Chinese Navy have all been successfully launched. On May 10 and December 27 last year, three 052D and one 055 destroyer were launched in two batches at the plant. Currently under outfitting and debugging.
Hong Kong’s”Ta Kung Pao” disclosed the above news early on the 31st.
On August 30th, the Chinese Navy’s 25th Type 052D (left) and 8th Type 055 (right) missiles The destroyer was launched at the Dalian Shipyard at the same time, and the pre-outfitting degree was significantly higher than before. (Picture source:Hong Kong”Ta Kung Pao”)
According to the data, the 0.55 million ton-class guided missile destroyer is the fourth-generation destroyer of the Chinese Navy with a full load displacement of about 13,000 and adopts X+S dual-band active phase control Array radar, with 112 hot and cold missile vertical launch tubes; the 055 ship adopts obvious stealth design and advanced comprehensive performance.
According to Qiaobao.com, the 055 is the largest and most advanced warship with the largest displacement in the history of the People’s Liberation Army. It has set many records and its technical level is the world’s top. The displacement of 13,000 tons at full load surpasses the Sejong King class of South Korea and ranks first in Asia. The number of 112 general-purpose large-caliber vertical launch units also exceeds the 96 units of the Arleigh Burke class. The dual-band radar is even newer than the U.S. Zumwalt class. technology.
On April 23, 2019, a maritime parade to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army Navy was held in the sea and airspace near Qingdao. The picture shows the Nanchang ship participating in the maritime parade. (Photo source:China News Agency data map)
According to the review of the military self-media”Frontier Post”, the first 055 large-scale destroyer Nanchang was launched on June 28, 2017, only 3 years ago. In three years, China launched 8 world-leading warships. And on August 30, 2012, the first 052D destroyer was launched, 8 years ago, that is to say, the Chinese Navy launched 33 destroyers in 8 years, an average of 4 ships per year. A country is incredible. It was during this period of time that China’s shipbuilding speed was astonishing, hence the name”Xia Dumpling”.
Chinese netizens described the two destroyers launched this time as the”last pot of dumplings” in China’s shipbuilding boom in the past 10 years.
It is worth mentioning that on January 12 this year, China News Agency reported that the incorporation ceremony of the first ship of the PLA Navy Type 055 destroyer Nanchang was held at a certain military port in Qingdao. The Nanchang ship is the first ship of the 055-ton class destroyer independently developed by China. It has successively broken through a series of key technologies such as the overall design of large ships, information integration, and general assembly construction. It is equipped with new-type air defense, anti-missile, anti-ship, and anti-submarine weapons. Strong information perception, air defense, anti-missile and sea strike capabilities. After the Nanchang ship was launched, it participated in the maritime parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Navy on April 23, 2019.
The entry of the Nanchang ship marks the realization of a leap from the third generation to the fourth generation of the Chinese naval destroyers.
At present, the number and gross tonnage of the Chinese Navy’s warships has firmly ranked second in the world. (End)