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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

KUNLUNSHAN amphibious transport-docks (project 071, 2008-)

Kunlunshan 2010

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
昆仑山 <Kunlunshan> 998 Zhonghua, Shanghai 7/2006 21/12/2006 6/7/2008 in service (2017)
井冈山 <Jinggangshan> 999 Zhonghua, Shanghai 2009 16/11/2010 30/10/2011 in service (2017)
长白山 <Changbaishan> 989 Zhonghua, Shanghai 2010 25/9/2011 23/9/2012 in service (2017)
沂蒙山 <Yimengshan> 988 Zhonghua, Shanghai 2013 22/1/2015 1/2/2016 in service (2017)
泰山 <Taishan> 978 Zhonghua, Shanghai 2015 2016 2017 building (2017)
唐古拉山 <Tanggulashan> 979 Zhonghua, Shanghai 2017 2018 2018 planned (2017)

 

Displacement standard, t

12300

Displacement normal, t

17600, 19000 ballasted

Length, m

210.0

Breadth, m

28.0

Draught, m

7.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 SEMT-Pielstick 16PC 2.6V400 diesels

Power, h. p.

48000

Max speed, kts

20

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 6000(18)

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/59 PJ-26, 4 x 6 - 30/54 AK-630, 4 x 1 - 14.5/93, 2 helicopters (Z-8)

Military load

4 LCAC or 4 LCM, 2 LCVP, 20 tanks or 75 vehicles, 500 troops

Sensors type 360, type 364, 2x NR 2000, type 344, 2x type 347G radars, 4x type 726 decoy launchers

Complement

175

Ship project history: First large amphibious ships of the Chinese Navy. Four LCAC or LCM-class craft can be carried on the well deck. Helicopter deck (50.0x30.0m) had 4 spots for landing/take-off and handling of Z-8 size helicopters. Two helicopters can be carried in the hangar (18.5x23.0x8.0m). 2 LCVP are carried on davits. There are reserve spaces for HQ-7 SAM. Ships have a large hospital (450m² total area).

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Kunlunshan 2007

Ivan Gogin, 2017