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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

Type 722 air-cushion personnel landing craft (1979)

Names

1 craft

Builders

Hudong SY, Shanghai: 1 craft

Commissioned

1979: 1 craft

Losses

none

Transfers

none

Discarding

2000s: 1 craft

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement full, t

65

Length, m

22.0

Breadth, m

8.00

Draught, m

-

No of shafts

2 air propellers + 2 lift propellers

Machinery

4 aircraft petrol engines (2 for propulsion, 2 for lift)

Power, h. p.

5980

Max speed, kts

50

Fuel, t

petrol

Endurance, nm (kts)  

Armament

none

Sensors

none
Military load

15 t of cargo or 100 troops

Complement  

Ship project history: Medium-sized LCAC, first experimental version.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016