Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1987
Total Production: 2
Also Known As: Type PS700
Origin: Thailand
Parent System: Sichang
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1987
Total Production: 2
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Description: The Royal Thai Navy Sichang or Type PS700 class landing craft have been designed to deliver up to 350 fully equipped marines onto enemy shores as well as 850 tons of equipment. The ship facilities include an aft deck allowing for operations by an helicopter. The ship's propulsion system features two diesel engines developing 9,600-bhp and a top speed of 16 knots. The Sichang ship is equipped with a 40mm gun, two 20mm guns and two 12.7mm machine guns. The Royal Thai Navy commissioned two Sichang landing crafts in 1987 and 1992.

Sichang Specifications

Crew: 52
Number of Aircraft: 1
Number of Engines: 2
Troops: 350
Beam: 15.7 meter (51 foot)
Draft: 3.52 meter (11.5 foot)
Length: 109 meter (358 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 40 millimeter
Total Combined Power: 9,600 bhp (7.16 MW)
Top Speed: 16 knot (8.22 mps)
Cargo: 850 ton
Full Displacement: 4,235 ton
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


Grand Total 21

Sichang Ship Listing

SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
721 Sichang-1987-
722 Surin-1992-

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