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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

Type 068 landing craft (1967-1997)

Type 069 landing craft (1967-1997)

4507 2000

Names

40+ craft (No 454, 2350, 3201, 4507, 4508...)

Builders

 

Commissioned

1967 - 1997: 40+

Losses

none

Transfers

Bangladesh: 6 craft

Tanzania: 2 craft

Discarding

nearly all are in service (2016)

 

Displacement standard, t

58

Displacement full, t

85

Length, m

24.8

Breadth, m

5.20

Draught, m

1.30

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 12V150C diesels

Power, h. p.

600

Max speed, kts

11.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm (kts) 450(11.5)

Armament

2 x 2 - 14.5/93

Sensors

none
Military load

50 t of cargo or 150 troops

Complement 12

Ship project history: Chinese-designed LCM. Type 068 used primarily for cargo transport, and Type 069 for troop transport.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

4507 2000

3201 2008

Ivan Gogin, 2015-16