Two new PLA destroyers of the 052DL project 南宁 / Nanning (tail number 162) and 開封 / Kaifeng (tail number 124),

Chinese military blogs on the social network weibo report that in April 2021, the PLA will include two new destroyers of the 052DL project 南宁 / Nanning (tail number 162) and 開封 / Kaifeng (tail number 124), which will become the eighteenth and nineteenth ships  this project as part of the PLA Navy.  The destroyers of projects 052D and 052DL are distinguished by a stern lengthened by 4 meters, which is necessary for basing the new multipurpose helicopter Z-20F.  Another improvement was the replacement of the old type 517 radar with a new one.  In the video: Project 055 Dalian destroyer (hull number 105, now undergoing acceptance tests in the South China Sea) and Project 052DL Nanning destroyer at Dalian Liaonan Shipyard in Dalian. 

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