Naval Platforms

Chinese Type 055 destroyer: 12,000 tonnes, 180 meters long with 128-cell VLS mammoth ship

The Type 055 boasts a 112 cell Vertical Launch System (VLS) array which can deploy a combination of ten different missile platforms for various operations, including HHQ-9B surface air missiles with advanced terminal stage anti ballistic missile capabilities HQ-26 anti ballistic missiles, and advanced DK-10A Quad packed surface to air missiles, alongside separate HQ-10 multirole long range air defence batteries. This provides Chinese naval contingents with what may well be the best protection from air and missile attacks in the world. […]