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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

Type 716 air-cushion personnel landing craft (Type 716, 1978)

Names

1 craft

Builders

Hudong SY, Shanghai: 1 craft

Commissioned

1978: 1 craft

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

2000s: 1 craft

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

19

Length, m

17.9

Breadth, m

8.30

Draught, m

-

No of shafts

1 air propeller

Machinery

1 aircraft petrol engine

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

60

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm (kts)  

Armament

none

Sensors

none
Military load

2 t of cargo or 32 troops

Complement  

Ship project history: Experimental craft.

Modernizations: 1983: was re-engined with 1 12L413FC diesel

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016