Type 051 Luda Class

Seventeen Type 051 (NATO designation: Luda class) missile destroyers were built between 1970 and 1991 for the PLA Navy. The class was China’s first independently developed destroyer. Some hulls received modernisation upgrade with new weapon systems and sensors in the 1990s. Decommission of the Type 051 began in late 2007, with the last hull expected to … Continue reading Type 051 Luda Class