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Type-052B class


NATO: Luyang I


Overview


Type-052B class

A Chinese Type-52B class destroyer (NATO: Luyang I) visiting Saint Petersburg in 2007.
Source: Boleslav1 - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
China
Type
Destroyer
Entered service
2004
Status
In service
Development
Late 1990's
Developer
China
Production
2001 - 2004
Producer
China - Jiangnan shipyard, Shanghai
Unit cost
$ 400 million in 2004
Number produced
2 built
Designations
Luyang I (NATO reporting name)
Guangzhou class (lead ship)
Notable users
China - PLA Navy

Details


Facts Type-052B
General
Origin
China
Type
Destroyer
Complement
280, including 40 officers
Dimensions
Displacement
6.200 - 6.500 t full load
5.850 t standard
Length
154 m
Beam
17.2 m
Draft
6 m
Propulsion
Arrangement
CODOG
Engines
2x UGT-25000 / DA80 gas turbine
2x MTU 12V1163-TB83 diesel
Power output
Up to 57.000 shp combined
Propulsion
2 shafts, controllable pitch propellers
Mobility
Speed
30 kt
Range
4.500 nm at 15 kt
Sensors
Air search
Fregat-MAE-5 (Top Plate) 3D
Sonar
Hull mounted passive/active sonar
Fire control
Mineral-ME (Band Stand) for YJ-83
Fire control
4x MR-90 (Front Dome)
Fire control
Type 344 for 100mm H/PJ87
Systems
Combat data management
ZKJ-7
Data link
HN-900
SATCOM
SNTI-240
Electronic warfare
RJZ-726
Decoys
4x18 H/RJZ-726-4A
Guns
Dual purpose
1x 100mm H/PJ87
CIWS
2x 30mm H/PJ12
SSM
Anti-ship
4x4 YJ-83 subsonic anti-ship missile
SAM
Launcher
2x Shtil-1 system
Missiles
48 missiles
ASW
Torpedo tubes
2x3 Type 7424
Lightweight torpedo
Yu-7
Aircraft
Facilities
Hangar for 1 medium helicopter
Supported types
Ka-28 or Z-9C

Media


Subsystems


YJ-83

4x4 YJ-83 subsonic anti-ship missiles.

100mm Compact

1x 100mm Type 210 dual purpose gun.

30mm Type 730

2x 30mm Type 730 close-in weapon system.

Yu-7

Yu-7 lightweight torpedo in 2x3 Type 7424 torpedo tubes.

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The Type-052B was developed to supplement the earlier Type-052. Whereas the Type-052 uses Western gas turbines, the Type-052B switched to Ukrainian models due to embargoes.

Type-052C class

Lessons learned from the Type-052B were incorporated in the more advanced Type-052C.