China launches biggest Navy destroyer, to compete with India in Indian Ocean

China marked a milestone with the launch of this Navy destroyer, which the Communist country sees a step towards improving the nation's Navy armament system and building a strong and modern Navy.

Beijing | Updated: June 28, 2017 7:05 pm
China navy, China naval destroyer, China aircraft carrier, Chinese naval destroyer, Chinese navy, Liaoning, China news The Chinese Navy, in the meantime, is currently trying to form battle groups that will accompany the aircraft carriers when they set out on missions far from shores. (Source: Xinhua News Twitter)

In an ambitious bid to become a global naval power, China Navy on Wednesday launched its biggest new generation destroyer that weighs at least 10,000 tonnes. The indigenously designed vessel was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard (Group), Shanghai. This vessel is part of China’s new generation of destroyers. Some of its features include a new air defence, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons, reported state-run Xinhua news agency.

China marked a milestone with the launch of this Navy destroyer, which the Communist country sees a step towards improving the nation’s Navy armament system and building a strong and modern Navy. As per the plan, numerous tests will be carried on the vessel, including equipment operation, berthing and sailing. Aside from the naval destroyer, China is also working on two aircraft carriers which they aim to deploy to compete with other naval powers like the US and India, especially in the Indian Ocean.

The Chinese Navy, in the meantime, is currently trying to form battle groups that will accompany the aircraft carriers when they set out on missions far from shores. China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning has already left with a group of Chinese naval ships on June 25 from Qingdao in east China for a routine training mission. The above mentioned naval formation consists of destroyers Yinchuan and Jinan, frigate Yantai and a squadron of J-15 fighter jets and helicopters, a statement put out by the Chinese defence ministry said.

Just like the previous ones, the training mission is likely going to strengthen coordination among the vessels and improve the skills of crew and pilots in different marine regions. Liaoning, a refurbished aircraft carrier, is carrying out the first exercise. The aircraft carrier is built from the hull of a Soviet ship bought from Ukraine after China had launched a home-made carrier in April this year. The new aircraft carrier was expected to be operational by 2019.

Liaoning has earlier carried out exercises in the disputed South China Sea as well as East China Sea along with its battle formation group.

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    L bhadrapati Devi
    Jun 29, 2017 at 5:48 pm
    The language use in reporting should be changed otherwise it may provoke we Indian. The word compe ion used in the News Report escalating tension between the two countries. China may compete US for military might but India doesn't compete for unnecessary agenda. India stance is for the promoting peace.
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      ak dev
      Jun 29, 2017 at 3:59 am
      For the same news, the anti-India NDTV gives le as "China outguns India" . How much China is paying to NDTV to discredit India?
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        Blah.blah
        Jun 28, 2017 at 11:07 pm
        This destroyer is a total copy from Sanskriti language. Vedic brahmins had already developed inter galactic War Space modules that flew beyond the speed of light! Think if Brahmins can develop advanced technology then, if we pool all the high quality intelligence of existing brahmins, we brahmins would recreate many such space ships. But we are restraining ourselves and concentrating only on how to save and sustain brahminism in our present maliciously occupied land in a South Asia until we are driven out from there too.
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          sameer madan
          Jun 29, 2017 at 12:12 am
          shut up muzzie porkistani .. I know you are a qureishi (butcher) from your moms tryst with a upper caste Hindu
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            ak dev
            Jun 29, 2017 at 4:00 am
            This guy is hara m ki au lad.
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            Vinay
            Jun 28, 2017 at 10:19 pm
            with china pakistan against china jaapan america{baap of all bak } india taiwan man a afghanistan.philipines ,,.......................... ab to har 2 chiniese chunnuo k liye 1 hindustani army man hai congressy communist sapne denkhe india k barbadi kyonki ab vo din kabh nhi aayega 1962
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              Madhu
              Jun 28, 2017 at 10:17 pm
              How big it may be? China must know that it is a chinese product , there is doubts about its quality performance
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                Vinay
                Jun 28, 2017 at 10:12 pm
                aha ye indian ocean me kungfoo ki practice karenge to america india an australia ............... south china sea me bhangada dunia jaanti hai ki bhangada sunne valo ko kitna kashta hota hai
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                  Very.Proud.Brahmin
                  Jun 28, 2017 at 9:43 pm
                  India is developing Barak Missile system in Israel. Israel is very advanced than China. And only Israelites are A S S intelligent intelligence A S S we brahmins. It is not important that India needs to defend itself from China. It is more impotent to defend brahminsm, especially arya-brahminism from unintelligible indigenous tribes of India. These tribes include people of every language, religion, ethnicity other than arya-brahmins. If we brahmins are impotent what is wrong innusing birrowed DIKs to skrew our women folks?
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                    tera abbu
                    Jun 29, 2017 at 4:22 am
                    I ked your ammi jaan last night..kya phuddi hai. Muslaman choot is wet and chikni...Brahmins love muzzie phuddi...
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                    Kamal Pasha
                    Jun 28, 2017 at 8:58 pm
                    US is arming India to fight their war with China. China will make India disappear from the face of the earth.
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                      desiaaddmi
                      Jun 28, 2017 at 9:19 pm
                      not so easy now my dear son.....
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                        Vinay
                        Jun 28, 2017 at 10:09 pm
                        kyo be chuslimo ki kisi currmuran ma baka ggaya hai kya
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