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PEOPLE`S LIBERATION ARMY NAVY (PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

COASTAL FORCES

No205 torpedo hydrofoils (1966-1980)

type 025 1980

type 026 1980

Names

120 boats

Builders

Hudong SY, Shanghai

Chuangxin SY

Commissioned

1966 - 1980: 120 boats

Losses

none

Transfers

Albania, 1968-1974: 23 boats

Pakistan, 1975: 4 boats

Tanzania, 1975: 4 boats

Romania, 1970s: 3 boats

Bangladesh, 1988: 4 boats

Zaire, 1980s: 4 boats

Discarding

1990s-2005: all

1995: 80 were in service

2003: 20 were in service

 

 

Displacement standard, t

39

Displacement full, t

46

Length, m

22.5

Breadth, m

3.80 wl, 6.26 over foils

Draught, m

1.15

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 M-50F-4 diesels

Power, h. p.

3600

Max speed, kts

50

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

500(30)

Armament

2 x 2 - 14.5/93, 2 - 533 TT

Sensors

type 025: Zarnitsa radar

type 026: type 756 radar

Complement

11

Ship project history: The world's first operational foil-borne warships. The were two versions, type 025 with the bridge well forward and both twin MG mountings aft, and type 026 with the bridge farther aft and the MGs fore an aft.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

1978

1247 2000

Ivan Gogin, 2015