The headline above echoes alarmist headlines after military experts discovered that China built 80-plus missile-armed 022-class gunboats in roughly the same time that just two US Navy Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) were completed.
Dragon has also supplied metal-etch parts for much of the fine detail aboard ship, especially useful for the mesh on three sides of the helideck. The hangar doors can be finished open or shut, so a helicopter can be stored inside if you wish.
Dragon has done a decent job with the kit, but there is more you could add. A close inspection of the Independence at anchor reveals various ports and hatches that Dragon's kit engineers either missed or chosen to leave out.
1/700 IJN Gunboats "Seta/Kashita [Toy]