Type 072-III  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): September 1992
Total Production: 10
Also Known As: Type 074 and Yuting-II
Origin: China
Corporations: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding
Parent System: Type 072-III
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): September 1992
Total Production: 10
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Description: The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Type 074 Yuting is a class of large landing ships developed as an enlarged version of the Type 072 landing craft adding an aft helicopter deck and more room for troops. The 4,800-ton class vessels propulsion system is based on two diesel engine developing 14,400-bhp and a top speed of 17 knots. These ships can transport a payload of 500 tons and are provided with three dual 37mm guns to provide fire support during landing operations for up to 250 fully equipped marines. The PLAN commissioned ten vessels built by Zhonghua Shipyard between 1992 and 2002.

Type 072-III Specifications

Crew: 120
Number of Aircraft: 1
Number of Engines: 2
Troops: 250
Dimensions
Beam: 16 meter (52 foot)
Draft: 3.20 meter (10.5 foot)
Length: 130 meter (427 foot)
Main Gun Caliber: 37 millimeter
Power
Total Combined Power: 14,400 bhp (10.7 MW)
Speed
Top Speed: 17 knot (8.74 mps)
Weight
Cargo: 500 ton
Full Displacement: 4,800 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)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems

Grand Total 101
 

Type 072-III Ship Listing


SerialNameStatusLaunch DateCommissionDecommission
934 Danxia Shan-Sep 1995-
935 Xuefeng Shan-Dec 1995-
936 Haiyang Shan-May 1996-
937 Qingcheng Shan-Aug 1996-
908 Yandang Shan-1997-
991 Emei Shan-Sep 1992-
909 Jiuhua Shan-2000-
939 Putuo Shan-Apr 2000-
910 Huanggang Shan-2001-
940 Tiantai Shan-2002-

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