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

TORPEDO SHIPS

type 055 destroyers

type 055

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
i   Jiangnan, Changxing 12/2014 2017 2018 building (2017)
ii   Jiangnan, Changxing 2015 2017 2019 building (2017)
iii   Jiangnan, Changxing 2015 2018 2020 building (2017)
iv   Jiangnan, Changxing 2016 2018 2020 building (2017)

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

12000

Length, m

183.0

Breadth, m

22.0

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

2

Machinery

COGAG: 4 GT-25000 gas turbines

Power, h. p.

100000

Max speed, kts

30

Fuel, t

gas turbine oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 x 64 CJ-10 CruM / YJ-18 SSM / YJ-100 SSM / YJ-62 SSM / HQ-9 SAM / HQ-16 SAM  (128 CJ-10 / YJ-18 / YJ-100 / YJ-62 / HQ-9 / HQ-16), 2 x 24 HQ-10 SAM (48 HQ-10), 1 x 1 - 130/70 PJ-38, 1 x 11 - 30/77 type 1130, 2 x 3 - 324 TT, 2 helicopters (Ka-28)

Sensors

type 346, type 517B, type 366, type 364, type 344A, type 349, 2x type 756 radars, 2x OFC-3 e/o directors, SJD-9, towed array sonars, type 984/985, HZ-100 ECM suites, 4 type 726-4 decoy launchers, ZKJ-5 CCS

Complement

 

Ship project history: Type 055 will be main AA ships for future Chinese carrier groups. They will have two 64-cell VLS grids, carrying many types of cruise, anti-ship, anti-aircraft ant anti-submarine missiles.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2017