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With enlarged deck, Type 055 DDG could easily support a medium size helicopter.  The Chinese SH-60 should be capable of performing more missions comparing to the current stock of Z-9, Ka-31 and Ka 28.
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The 39th received its new unit number "LX31" together a fresher coat of paint/new "desert camo" of the Western Theater Command Andrew KC 2nd Battalion, 3rd Company  3rd Battalion, 3rd Company, note "LX31" on top of 3310.  Photo from March 2018.
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Since 1999, the PLA has started deploying PF98 to both Company and Battalion levels for direct and sometimes indirect infantry fire support.  However, due to its 10gk weight, the poor PLA infantry squad continues to solider on with their Type69-1/RPG7 mod (2.1 to 4.5kg depending on which warhead) and PF-89, Chinese equivalent of the one-shot-wonder AT4.  Both Type69-1 and PF-89 lack the necessary
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Good photos of Norinco's Armour-piercing fin-stabilized discarding sabot (APFSDS) round and its carrying case.
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Photos of its 3rd Combined-Arms Battalion doing little summer swim. Noted its new unit serial number of 3413 (3rd battalion, 4th company)  and 3311 (3rd battalion, 1st company Thursday, July 27, 2017 PLA orbat update, ex31st Group Army / 73rd Group Army Again, credit goes to Andrew KC, both photos and updates. 31st Group Army73rd Group Army3rd Combined-Arms
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