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fighting ships of the world

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

ESCORTS

NINGBO frigates (project 053H1, 1982-1988)

Ningbo 1990

Suzhou 2010

Dandong 2010

Shaoguan 2010

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
寧波 <Ningbo>, 3/2003- 台州 <Taizhou> 533 Hudong SY, Shanghai   13/12/1981 30/6/1982 stricken 2016
金华 <Jinhua> 534 Hudong SY, Shanghai   27/5/1982 13/12/1982 in service (2017)
丹东 <Dandong> 543 Hudong SY, Shanghai   25/1/1985 30/5/1985 in service (2017)
临汾 <Linfen> 545 Huangpu SY, Guangzhou   9/11/1986 30/9/1987 in service (2017)
韶关 <Shaoguan> 553 Huangpu SY, Guangzhou   2/5/1985 24/9/1985 in service (2017)
安顺 <Anshun> 554 Huangpu SY, Guangzhou   10/3/1986 27/6/1986 to Myanmar 2/2012 (Mahar Bandoola)
昭通 <Zhaotong> 555 Huangpu SY, Guangzhou   7/9/1986 24/3/1987 in service (2017)
湘潭 <Xiangtan> 556 Huangpu SY, Guangzhou   14/7/1987 20/12/1987 to Bangladesh 1990 (Osman)
吉首 <Jishou> 557 Huangpu SY, Guangzhou   8/11/1987 15/6/1988 to Myanmar 2/2012 (Mahar Thiha Thura)

 

Displacement standard, t

1425

Displacement full, t

1702

Length, m

103.2

Breadth, m

10.2

Draught, m

3.05 hull

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 SEMT-Pielstick 12PA6 280BTC diesels

Power, h. p.

16000

Max speed, kts

25.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

3000(18)

Armament

2 x 2 Hai Ying-2 SSM (4 C-201), 2 x 2 - 100/56 type 79, 4 x 2 - 37/63 type 76, 2 x 5 type 81 ASWRL, 4 DCT, 2 DCR, mines

Sensors

533, 534: type 756, type 354, type 352C, type 343, type 341 radars, SJD-3 sonar, type 923 ECM suite

others: type 756, type 354, type 363, type 352C, type 343, type 341 radars, SJD-3 sonar, type 931-1 ECM suite

Complement

175

Ship project history: Project 053H with twin 100m mounts. All guns have fire control radars.

Modernizations: 1985-1990s, all survived: - 2 x 2 Hai Ying-2 SSM, SJD-3 sonar; + 2 x 2 Hai Ying-2A SSM (4 C-201A), type 517, type 756 radar, SJD-5, SJC-1B sonars, 2x Mk 36 SRBOC decoy RL (on some), ZKJ-3 CCS

2012, Jinhua: - 2 x 2 - 100/56 type 79, 1 x 2 - 37/63; + 2 x 2 - 100/56 type 99, 1 x 2 - 14.5/89

2012, Shaoguan, Zhaotong: - 2 x 2 - 100/56 type 79, 1 x 2 - 37/63, 2 x 5 type 81 ASWRL; + 2 x 2 - 100/56 PJ-33A, 1 x 2 - 14.5/89, 2 x 6 type 87 ASWRL

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016-17