Seven more Type 055s are under construction, fitting out or awaiting trials. The Type 055 destroyer (NATO/OSD Renhai-class cruiser) is a class of stealth guided missile destroyers being constructed for the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force.It is a multi-mission design; the combination of sensors and weapons suggests a main role of area air defence, with anti-submarine warfare capabilities surpassing previous Chinese surface combatants. "Recently, some netizens photographed that the 055 missile destroyer in Hainan has been painted with the number 105, if there is no accident this is the 055's third ship, which will belong to the 9th detachment of the naval destroyer in the Southern Theater. Post n°81; Re: Type-055 DDG Large Destroyer Thread. It uses newer AESA radars with bigger array size, so it would be like J20’s radar vs J10C’s. GarryB Posts: 27797 Points: 28329 Join date: 2010-03-30 Location: New Zealand. To be seen as a new type of surface combatant, effectively a crusiser for 055, it would not be merely different number series within 1XX. Later, from the deputy navigation chief to the captain. PapaDragon. Displacing more than 10,000 tons, the Type 055 … 105 Dalian isn't the fifth 055, its the first 055 from Dalian and the third overall, following 101 Nanchang and 102 Lhasa. This was not a first for this shipyard: In July last year Dalian simultaneously launched two large Type 055 destroyers displacing more than 12,000 tons at full load. He has experiences working on seven types of warships including aircraft carrier, and has received training courses in aviation. It is a multi-mission design; the combination of sensors and weapons suggests a main role of area air defence, with anti-submarine warfare capabilities surpassing previous Chinese surface combatants. The Type 055 guided-missile destroyer class is one of the PLAN’s most ambitious shipbuilding programs to date. Makes you wonder how they will number the next eight. Arrow on Fri Dec 27, 2019 4:14 pm . The standard of accommodation for the officers was better than the RN average and the senior ratings enjoyed separate cabins – unlike the petty officers of the Type 42 destroyer of the same era, who slept in bunk rooms. The hulls used in the class of Type 052Bs, Type 52Cs are matured hull technology and the new Type 055's hull will be based on the former two classes hull, although it is thought to be certainly larger than those two classes. Captain Gao Ke (43), commander of the first Type 055 large destroyer, transferred from Maritime Engineering Major of Tianjin University of Technology to Dalian Naval Academy. Like Dislike. Development and design. Some people quoted in the article claims that, under technology blockade and embargo by Europe and the United States, they began the trek of homemade weapons and developed a new propulsion … Nanchang (101) is a Type 055 destroyer of the People's Liberation Army Navy.She was commissioned on 12 January 2020. It seems unlikely. But now it's hard to tell with Type-055 #105 going to SSF. It's 590 feet long and displaces between 10,000 and 12,000 tons. The ships are expected to enter service by 2021. Like Dislike. Type 055 destroyers displace 13,000 tons each, an their induction is a major game changer for the balance of power in the East and South China seas - compounding the fast growing quantities of Chinese destroyers fielded with a vast qualitative advantage. PLA Navy Type 055 Class Destroyer . The Type 055 destroyers are large ships, probably displacing around thirteen thousand tons and carrying 112 vertical launch system (VLS) cells, in addition to … This is real power. China launched the two Type 052Ds on Friday in Dalian, less than a year after it launched two Type 055 destroyers in July 2018. He graduated in 2000. While the U.S. Zumwalt Class next generation destroyer program was prematurely terminated, with … The Chinese navy commissioned the first Type 055, Nanchang, in April 2019. The 10,000 tonne-class destroyer officially debuted at the multinational naval parade in celebration of the Chinese navy's 70th founding anniversary on April 23, 2019. The Type 055 is only overshadowed by South Korea’s new Sejong the Great-class destroyers, which have 128 multirole VLS cells, and Russian and American cruisers. Un destroyer ou contre-torpilleur est un navire de guerre capable de défendre un groupe de bâtiments (militaire ou civil) contre toute menace, comme d'attaquer un groupe de navires moyennement défendus. The Type 055 could just as easily be classified as a cruiser than as a destroyer. Il possède des moyens de lutte antiaérienne, anti-sous-marine et anti-navire. Perhaps you could adapt an AShBM to some form of canister and carry them on deck (even this is a long shot i think but who knows), DF-17 though seems like quite a reach to carry in a VLS system. Arrow. 112, 113, 115 and 116 … Because "5" in Chinese is pronounced "wu", so two fives together is "wuwu" which sounds like a steam locomotive's whistle. The Pakistan Navy ordered four Type 054A/Ps; the last two orders were announced on 1 June 2018. DF-17 is ALOT larger than any missile that fits into UVLS. Other ships under construction will form China’s fleet in 2030 are the Type 055 destroyer and Type 001A aircraft carrier. According to the article, the first ship of Type 055 guided missile destroyer Nanchang was officially listed so that the Chinese navy destroyer achieved a leap from “third to fourth generations”. Highlights. PapaDragon Posts: 10138 Points: 10214 Join date: 2015-04-26 Location: Fort Evil, Serbia. RELATED Pakistan declared recipient of $6B IMF bailout. The Type 055 is the only 10,000-ton-displacement destroyer or cruiser in service in the Asia-Pacific region. Awesome. Both are of the same class, but one is newer and bigger, so should yield considerable performance improvements. The Type 055 DDG is thought to be PLAN's next generation destroyer.It is a warship with some very serious firepower to reckon with. On 055 vs 052D. … The Type 055 class uses an 'X band' radar, mounted on a high mast, for detecting small, low-flying targets and a larger radar system fitted on its superstructure for long-range detection. Post n°26; Re: Type-055 DDG Large Destroyer Thread. The Type 055 destroyer is a class of stealth guided missile destroyers being constructed for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy Surface Force. China's Type 055 destroyer weighs fully armed at over 12,000 tons It is more powerful than India's 15B Visakhapatnam destroyers The Type 055 … Russia will not build a single frigate 22350 laugh at this time. The Type 056: A corvette designed for Chinese coastal area and EEZs . PapaDragon on Mon Oct 12, 2020 … Just like 4 055s with CV-16 in the NSF, for which their pennants (101-104) makes sense. The People's Liberation Army Navy was interested in a large destroyer from as early as the late-1960s. Three digit ships within 100s are for destroyers, regardless being 101 or 199. A Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy flotilla led by a Type 052D destroyer on Thursday started participating in a multinational exercise in Pakistan, a unique platform experts said that provides opportunities for Chinese and Russian navies to come together with their counterparts from the US and other Western countries. Maybe the basing for 105-108 to the SSF are temporary, like PLAN just wants 4 055s for each 1 carrier. The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) plans to have a fleet of 8 Type 055 destroyers, its most powerful naval vessel till date. [14] The steel-cutting ceremony for the second Type 054A/P frigate for the Pakistan Navy (PN) was held in China on 19 December 2018, marking the beginning of construction of the vessel at the Hudong-Zhonghua shipyard in Shanghai. And since CV-17 might be going to SSF, they wanted 4 055s with her. On average, there is a Type 056 launched every 6 weeks, and a Type 052D every 18 weeks, ie one month and a half and four month and a half respectively. Besides its common name 大驱(big destroyer) 055 even has a Chinese nickname: 小火车, or little locomotive. The Type 055 destroyer is a type of guided missile destroyer developed in China for the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN). The pennant system for the "big destroyer" appears to have changed and is different from the regular destroyer. There are many key advantages already. For some reason, 101 to 104 are Jiangnan ships, and 105 to 108 are Dalian ships. JINAN — 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. They used thier knowlege from the russian AK-130 when constructing it so the specs should be very close to that. Type-055 DDG Large Destroyer Thread. The PJ-38 130mm gun was first developt for the Type-052D destroyer. The ratings' accommodation was also improved, with four-man sleeping berths leading off from the communal mess deck; again, far better than those of the Type 42 destroyer. Arrow Posts: 786 Points: 786 Join date: 2012-02-12. GarryB. But now it 's hard to tell with Type-055 # 105 going to SSF or awaiting trials commissioned... 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