China's Navy launches the Type 055 Destroyer
This 10,000 ton class warship weighs in around 14,000 tons and surpasses the US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke destroyers in at least weight, sensors, and firepower. This makes it one of the world’s most powerful destroyers.
● 112 or 128 cell VLS [vertical launching system] for missiles
● CIWS [close-in weapon system] for short range defense.
● Dual band radar [S band and X band]
● 130mm main gun
● Stealthy design [not total stealth, but stealthy]
Only pictures can communicate its scale.
Three more are currently being built.