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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

XU XIAKE troop transports (2011-)

Xu Xiake 2015

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
徐霞客 <Xu Xiake> 88 Guangzhou SY   9/2010 30/6/2011 in service (2017)
    Guangzhou SY   2017 2018 building (2017)

 

Displacement standard, t

23000

Displacement normal, t

30000

Length, m

196.0

Breadth, m

28.0

Draught, m

8.00

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 diesels

Power, h. p.

7200

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 8000(14)

Armament

1 x 2 - 25/82 type 61

Military load

2500 passengers

Sensors 2x nav. radars

Complement

130

Ship project history: Primary role of this ship is service as barrack ship for builders and crew members of new-built aircraft carriers. She can also be used as training ship and troop carrier. Ship can be armed with type 81 ASWRLs, 30mm and 57mm twin gunmounts.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Xu Xiake

Ivan Gogin, 2017