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China's 1st type 055 destroyer Nanchang commissioned

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Added On January 14, 2020

The Nanchang, China's first Type 055 guided-missile destroyer was commissioned in the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sunday morning in the port city of Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. 

 
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The 10,000 tonne-class destroyer debuted at the multinational naval parade in celebration of the Chinese navy's 70th founding anniversary on April 23, 2019. 
 
According to a statement from the Navy, the destroyer, launched on June 28, 2017, was equipped with new air defense, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons. 
 
The commission of Nanchang marks the Navy's leap from the third generation to the fourth generation of destroyers.