China’s Type 055 Destroyer Joins PLA Navy Carrier Group For The First Time

News.com.au: China’s new powerful warship puts US to shame at sea

In a move that could redefine war at sea, China has unleashed a new colossal and lethal destroyer – and it has the US on edge.

This week, both China and the United States sailed aircraft carriers into troubled waters in the East and South China seas. But quietly tagging along is a new warship that puts America’s best to shame and could redefine war at sea.

China’s training aircraft carrier Liaoning and five escort vessels were observed passing through a critical maritime “choke point” south of Japan at the weekend. About the same time, the USS Theodore Roosevelt and two escorts were making their way through the narrow Malacca Strait, past Singapore and into the South China Sea.

Since World War II, aircraft carriers have replaced big-gunned battleships as status symbols and gunboat diplomacy flag bearers.

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WNU Editor: Imagine if this happens …. ‘Do Chinese warships go to the Gulf of Mexico?’: Beijing blames Washington’s aggression for Taiwan tensions (RT).

More News On China's Type 055 Destroyer

Chinese Type 055 destroyer joins aircraft carrier group for first time — SCMP

Chinese PLA Navy Flexes Its Muscle Again; Deploys Latest Stealth-Guided Missile Destroyer To The Sea Of Japan — EurAsian Times

China's powerful Type 055 destroyer joined its aircraft carrier group for first time — Business Insider

China Rolls Out One More Stealth Destroyer That ‘Dwarfs’ US’ Zumwalt-Class Ship, Report Says — Sputnik

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