Chinese military blogs on the social network weibo report that commissioning ceremony at the naval base of the Southern Fleet of the PLA Navy in Sanya (Hainan Island).
A ceremony was held to commission two destroyers of Project 055 Yan’an into the PLA Navy (tail number “106 “) and “Zunyi” (tail number “107”).
THe PLA Navy has six ships of this type in its composition. The destroyers of this project are the largest non-aircraft-carrying escort surface warships currently under construction in the world, with an estimated total displacement of about 13,000 tons and a length of 180 meters.
Project 055 destroyers are equipped with universal vertical launchers with 112 cells for various missiles.