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

AMPHIBIOUS SHIPS AND CRAFTS

YUNTAISHAN tank landing ships (project 072, 1978-1982)

Wufengshan 2010

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
云台山 <Yuntaishan> 927 Zhonghua SY, Shanghai   19/10/1977 11/1978 TS 9/2012, in service (2017)
五峰山 <Wufengshan> 928 Zhonghua SY, Shanghai     1980 in service (2017)
紫金山 <Zijinshan> 929 Zhonghua SY, Shanghai     1982 in service (2017)

 

Displacement standard, t

3100

Displacement normal, t

4170

Length, m

120.0

Breadth, m

15.3

Draught, m

2.90

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 12E390 diesels

Power, h. p.

9600

Max speed, kts

18

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts) 3000(14)

Armament

2 x 2 - 57/62 type 66, 2 x 2 - 25/80 type 61

Military load

2 LCVP, 10 - 11 tanks, 100 - 120 troops or 500 t of cargo

Sensors 2x type 753 radars

Complement

130

Ship project history: Replacement for ex-USN LSTs, but larger and faster. Foldable bow ramp.

Modernizations: 2000s, all: - 2x type 753 radars; + 2x type 756 radars

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2016-17