Type 051C Luzhou Class

Type 051C (NATO codename: Luzhou class) is an air-defence guided missile destroyer, utilising the Russian-made S-300FM regional air-defence missile system controlled by the Volna (‘Tomb Stone’) 3D phased-array radar. Only two hulls have been built before the destroyer was succeeded by the more advanced Type 052C/D with indigenous SAM system. Programme Type 051C was built … Continue reading Type 051C Luzhou Class