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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 4:17 p.m. PST

"Chinese state television has broadcast the first clear, overhead view of the Chinese navy's first Type 055 cruiser. The image confirms what foreign analysts have expected since the new cruiser began taking shape in 2014.

The Type 055 carries no fewer than 122 missiles in vertical cells — any mix of anti-air, anti-ship and land-attack models. That matches the weapons-loadout of the U.S. Navy's Ticonderoga-class cruisers … and exceeds the armament of every other surface warship in the Pacific region.

The new cruiser could enter service as early as 2018…."

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Generalstoner49 Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2017 6:35 p.m. PST

Just another target for our subs.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Oct 2017 12:15 p.m. PST



d88mm1940 Supporting Member of TMP15 Oct 2017 10:26 p.m. PST

And it probably runs on a pirated copy of Windows 10…

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