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Xu Xiake  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2011
Total Production: 2
Origin: China
Corporations: Guangzhou Shipyard
Parent System: Xu Xiake
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2011
Total Production: 2
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Description: The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Xu Xiake is a barracks ship class designed and built by China to support its impending aircraft carrier fleet. The barracks ship purpose is to supplement the lack of Chinese naval bases abroad with a ship that can provide rest for carrier's staff anywhere. Guangzhou Shipyard has built at least two barracks ships to support the Chinese aircraft carriers battle groups with the lead ship, Xu Xiake, commissioned in 2011. These ships feature living support facilities for up to 2,500 persons including plastic runway, basketball court, gym, arena, Internet cafe and supermarket. Besides, the ships are equipped with a Z-8 transport helicopter, two 57mm twin-barrel naval guns, two 30mm twin-barrel naval guns and two rocket launcher systems.

Xu Xiake Specifications

Number of Aircraft: 1
Number of Engines: 1
Troops: 2,500
Beam: 28 meter (92 foot)
Draft: 8 meter (26.2 foot)
Length: 219 meter (719 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 57 millimeter
Max Range: 8,000 nautical mile (14,816 kilometer)
Top Speed: 17 knot (31.5 kph)
Mission Endurance: 30 day (720 hour)
Full Displacement: 30,000 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Xu Xiake News

There is 1 news
on 16 Jan 2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018Chinese Navy Gets Second Barracks Ship to Support Aircraft Carrier Fleet

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 21
Support Aircraft

Xu Xiake Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
88 Xu Xiake-2011-
89 -2018-

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