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

SUBMARINES

CHANGZHENG 409 ballistic missile nuclear-powered submarines (project 094, 2007-2015)

Changzheng 409 2010

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Type 094
长征 409 <Changzheng 409> 409 Bohai, Huludao   28/7/2004 3/2007 in service (2017)
长征 410 <Changzheng 410> 410 Bohai, Huludao   2006 1/10/2009 in service (2017)
长征 411 <Changzheng 411> 411 Bohai, Huludao   12/2009 2012 in service (2017)
Type 094A
长征 412 <Changzheng 412> 412 Bohai, Huludao   2011 2016 in service (2017)
 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

9000 / 11000

Length, m

137.0

Breadth, m

12.5

Draught, m

7.50

No of shafts

1

Machinery

2 geared steam turbines, 2 nuclear reactors

Power, h. p.

20000

Max speed, kts

 / 26

Fuel, t

nuclear

Endurance, nm(kts)

practically unlimited

Armament

12 Ji Lang-2 SLBM (12 JL-1), 6 - 533 TT (bow, 12)

Sensors

type 359 radar, H/SQG-4 sonar suite (TSM2233 Eledone, TSM-2255, SQB-2 sonars), H/SQC-207 sonar, Type 921-A (SRW209) ECM suite, CCS

Complement

140

Diving depth operational, m

300

Ship project history: Type 094 became absolutely new Chinese SSBN, far more quieter than type 092, armed with new JL-2 SLBMs, equipped with new powerplant and electronics. Noise level is reported as quieter than type 093 SSN but louder than Russian project 667BDR SSBN. Fourth submarine becomes to type 094A, she has streamlined hull, superstructure and sail and is quieter than predecessors.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

2007

Ivan Gogin, 2017