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Type-071 class


NATO: Yuzhao class


Overview


Type-071 class

Type-071 (NATO: Yuzhao) class landing platform dock visiting Rotterdam in 2015.
Source: Ministerie van Defensie - © Public domain

Origin
China
Type
Landing platform
Entered service
2007
Status
In service
Development
2000's
Developer
China
Production
2006 - present
Producer
China - Hudong-Zhonghua shipbuilding, Shanghai
Number produced
6 built by 2019, 2 more planned
plus 1 Type-071E for export
Designations
Yuzhao class (NATO reporting name)
Type-071E (export model)
Notable users
China - PLA Navy
Thailand - (on order)

Details


Facts Type-071 class
General
Origin
China
Type
Landing platform dock
Complement
120 (most likely, but up to 175 also reported)
Dimensions
Displacement
19.000 t standard
25.000 t full load
Length
210 m
Beam
28 m
Draft
7 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
CODAD
Machinery
4x SEMT-Pielstick 16PC2-6 V400
Power output
11.800 hp each
47.200 hp combined
Propulsion
2 shafts
Mobility
Speed
23 kt, possibly 25 kt
Range
6.000 nm at 18 kt
10.000 nm at most economic speed
Sensors
Air/surface search radar
1x Type 360 radar
Air search radar
1x Type 364
Air search radar
1x Type 344
Fire control radar
3x Type 347G
Navigation radar
1x RM-1290
Systems
Decoys
4x 18-tube Type 726-4 chaff launcher
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 76mm H/PJ26
CIWS
4x 30mm H/PJ13
Aircraft
Facilities
Hangar for 2 large helicopters, 2 landing spots
Supported types
Up to 4x Z-8 carried, of which 2 in hangar
Capacity
Troop capacity
500 to 800 marines
Vehicles
15 to 20 tracked vehicles
Landing craft
Up to 4x Type 726 air cushion vehicles
Well deck facilitates conventional landing craft

Media


Subcomponents


76mm H/PJ26

1x 76mm H/PJ naval gun.

30mm H/PJ13

4x 30mm H/PJ13 close-in weapon system.

ZTD05

The ZTD05 amphibious light tank is one of the main types of armored vehicles to be transported by the Typ-071.

ZBD05

The ZBD05 is an amphibious mechanized infantry fighting vehicle. It uses a chassis that is similar to the ZTD05.