China commissions new missile frigate Qujing

Source: China Military OnlineEditor: Ouyang
2016-06-12 17:27

SANYA, June 11 (ChinaMil) -- The South China Sea fleet of the PLA Navy held on June 8 a ceremony marking commissioning of the new frigate Qujing (hull number 508) at a naval port in Sanya, a port city in China's island province Hainan.

The Type 056A frigate Qujing, with a full displacement of over 1,300 tons, is developed and built by China independently. It has a good stealth performance and is capable of attacking aircrafts, surface ships and submarines independently or in coordination with other naval forces.

Qujing City is situated in the east region of southwest China's Yunnan province. The city's overall strength ranks the second place in Yunnan following Kunming, provincial capital of Yunnan.

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