Of the hundreds of ships, one of the types that China has is the Type 055 destroyer. Quoted from Business InsiderSunday (26/6/2022), China State Shipbuilding Corp. began building its largest ship in 2014 and has been operating since 2020.
The destroyer class is also known as the Renhai class cruiser. As a multi-role warship, according to the South China Morning Post, it is equipped with weapons to fight missiles, ships and submarines.
Currently, there are six of them in service, although China’s navy says it plans to expand the class to a fleet of 16 ships.
Chinese media called the Type 055 destroyer the second most powerful destroyer in the world after the US USS Zumwalt.