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PAKISTAN Shows Keen Interest To Acquire Type 055 Air Defense Destroyer From Its Iron Brother CHINA As Potential Anti-Dote Against indian S-400 SAM:
PAKISTAN shows keen interest to acquire the state of the art Type 055 Stealth Guided Air Defense Destroyer from its Iron Brother CHINA as a Potential Antidote against indian S-400 Surface to Air Missile System (SAM).
The Type 055 Air Defense Destroyer is the technologically most advanced combatant vessel constructed for the CHINESE PEOPLE’s LIBERATION ARMY NAVY (PLAN) SURFACE FORCE.
The induction of the Type 055 Destroyer in the fleet will give a decisive and qualitative edge to PAKISTAN NAVY to take a decisive hit and final blow to the indian S-400 surface to air missile system (SAM) in case of full potential conflict broke out between PAKISTAN and india.
The Type 055 Stealth Guided Air Defense Destroyer is armed with the lethal Surface to Air Missiles, Land Attach Cruise Missile, Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles, Anti-Submarine Torpedo.
The induction of the said destroyer will give a formidable counterpunch to PAKISTAN NAVY against the arch rival of both Iron Brothers CHINA and PAKISTAN.
Specifications of the CHINESE Type 055 Nanchang Stealth Guided Missile (DDG) Destroyer:
Armament Options of CHINESE Type 055 Stealth Guided Air Defense Destroyer:
112 Universal Vertical Launch System (UVLS):
As far as the Surface to Air Missiles (SAM) is concerned; the Type 055 Air Defense Destroyer is equipped with the 112 Universal Vertical Launch System (UVLS) with the combination of 64 VLS forward and 48 Cells aft.
CHINESE Shipyard has used the long variant VLS used, which is expected to be built upon GJB 5860-2006 standard. It means that the Type 055 Destroyer can easily carry 112 HHQ-9 Surface to Air Missiles for any combatant mission.
The warheads of the missiles can also replace with the decoys, if required so. It means that the destroyer can easily fire hell to the positions of indian air defense units covering S-400 SAM System, if full kinetic war blown out between the two Countries, PAKISTAN and india.
CJ-10 Land Attack Cruise Missile and YJ-18 Anti-Ship Cruise Missile:
The Destroyer is also armed with the YJ-18 Anti-Ship Cruise Missile and CJ-10 Land-attack Cruise Missiles to attack the land based targets with pinpoint accuracy.
Anti-Submarine Warfare Options:
As well as the Anti-Submariner Warfare Options of the CHINESE Stealth Guided Missile Destroyer is concerned, he Type 055 Destroyer is also equipped with the Yu-8 Anti-Submarine Rockets (ASROCs) and Anti-Submarine Yu-7 Torpedo that can easily hunt down any stealth submarine deep in waters.
Moreover, the Type 055 Destroyer also features the helicopter deck for support the combat operation of one multi-mission helicopters, such as Harbin Z-9 and Change Z-18.
Main Gun of Type 055 Destroyer:
The Type 055 Stealth Guided Missile Destroyer is armed with the H/PJ-38 130mm dual-cannon and dual-purpose naval gun.
CIWS of Type 055 Air Defense Destroyer:
The CHINESE Type 055 Air Defense Destroyer comes with the H/PJ-11 30mm close-in-weapon system (CIWS) to successfully hunt down rotary-wing/low-flying fixed wing aircraft, missiles crafts, boats, floating mines and coastal targets with pinpoint accuracy.
Sensors and Radars of Type 055 Destroyer:
As far as the Sensors and Radars of the Type 055 Stealth Guided Missile Destroyer is concerned; the Type 055 Air Defense Destroyer is equipped with the 4 numbers of Type 346B AESA Radars, X-Band Radars, L-Band Radars, a variable Depth Sonar (VDS), a towed Array Sonar (TAS) and a hull-mounted Sonar.
Countermeasures of Type 055 Destroyer:
The ship is equipped with the potential active and passive countermeasure options, including the Electronic Warfare Jammers, Electronic Support Measures (ESM), Type 726-4 Decoy Launchers and Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) System.
Length and Displacement of CHINESE Type 055 Stealth Guided Air Defense Destroyer:
The total length of the 180 meters, beam of 20 meters and displacement of 12-13,000 tones after full load. The destroyer as a 6.6 meter draught.
Propulsion of CHINESE Type 055 Stealth Guided Destroyer:
It is powered by the 4 numbers of QC-280 Gas Turbines Generators capable of generation 27 MW or 38,000 Horsepower energy each. The total power generation capacity of Destroyer is 112 Megawatt in total.
Speed and Maximum Range of CHINESE Type 055 Destroyer:
The total range of the CHINESE Type 055 Stealth Guided Air Defense Destroyer is 9,300 kilometers (5,000 Nautical Miles) and a total speed of 30 Knots or 56 Km/h.
Top Defense Analysts are terming the news as a Significant Milestone as the madness of terrorist indian government and coward indian armed forces knows no boundaries and the induction of CHINESE most technologically advanced Type 055 Destroyer will give the much needed upper hand to PAKISTAN ARMED FORCES in case of a full Kinetic War between PAKISTAN and india over indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (iIOJ&K) and other issues.
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