The Type 052C destroyer (NATO code name Luyang II class, or Lanzhou class after the lead ship) is a class of destroyer built by the People’s Republic of China. It features an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar system with four statically-mounted antennas for 360-degree coverage. The radar is used in conjunction with vertically launched HHQ-9 long-range air defence missiles. The Type 052C was the first warship in the People’s Liberation Army Navy to have true long-range fleet air defence capability.

Displacement: 7,000 tons[1]
Length: 154 m
Beam: 17 m
Draught: 6 m
Propulsion: CODOG
57,000 shp
Speed: 30 knots
Complement: 280

48 HHQ-9 long-range surface-to-air missiles
8 C-805 anti-ship / land attack cruise missiles
8 HN-2 land attack cruise missiles [2]
8 YJ-62 anti-ship / land attack cruise missiles
1× Type 210 100 mm dual purpose gun
2 30mm Type 730 close-in weapons systems
6 torpedo tubes
4 x 18-tube decoy rocket launcher
Aircraft carried: 1 helicopter: Kamov Ka-27 or Harbin Z-9C ASW/SAR

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