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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

No990 medium landing ship (project 073III, 1991)

No990 2000

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
  990 Anhui SY     1991 in service (2016)

 

Displacement standard, t

1460

Displacement normal, t

1850

Length, m

87.0

Breadth, m

12.6

Draught, m

2.25

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 SEMT-Pielstick 6PA6L-380 diesels

Power, h. p.

9500

Max speed, kts

17

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 1500(14)

Armament

2 x 2 - 37/63 type 76, 2 x 40 - 122 type 81H RL

Military load

5 main battle tanks or 500 troops or 250 t of cargo

Sensors type 756 radar

Complement

74

Ship project history: Next modification of Type 073 with new diesels and larger hull.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016