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

SUBMARINES

YUANZHENG 201 ballistic missile submarine (project 032, 2012)

Yuangzheng 201 2015

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
远征 201 <Yuangzheng 201> 201 Wuchang, Wuhan 2008 9/9/2010 16/10/2012 in service (2017)
 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

3800 / 6630

Length, m

92.5

Breadth, m

10.0 hull

Draught, m

6.85

No of shafts

1 waterjet

Machinery

diesel-generators, 1 electric motor

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

10 / 14

Fuel, t

diesel oil

Endurance, nm(kts)

 

Armament

2 JL-2 (or 1 - 3 other models for test) SLBM (2), 1 x 4 CruM/SSM/ASuM (VLS, 4), 1 - 650 TT (bow), 1 - 533 TT (bow)

Sensors

radar, sonars

Complement

88 + up to 100 civil specialists

Diving depth operational, m

160

Ship project history: Trials submarine, replacement for Russian-built project 629. SLBM tubes are placed in the sail, VLS for cruising and anti-ship missiles arranged in the forward hull part. Its planned that during wartime this submarine can operate as combat unit with JL-2 missiles.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Yuangzheng 201 2012

Ivan Gogin, 2017