Dec 31, 2012
As five other countries claim ownership of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, and its supposed billions in oil and gas deposits, China’s backing its claim by sending the newest warship it has to the region.
The Taiwan owned China Times reports the Liuzhou Type 054A warship entered the South China Sea Fleet of China’s PLA Navy, making it the sixth 054 warship in the area.
Though the Type 054A is not a new design, this most recently commissioned vessel will have the latest technological advantages.
This article was posted: Monday, December 31, 2012 at 11:40 am